MCHS Daily Announcements 3.10.16

posted Mar 11, 2016, 5:36 AM by Zachary Dane
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**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!**********************************

Category: The Nursing Process

A nurse has received change-of-shift-report and is briefly reviewing the documentation about a client in the client's medical record. A recent entry reads, "Client was upset throughout the morning." How could the charting entry be best improved?

Accessed on 3.11.16

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CORRECT ANSWER a) The entry should include clearer descriptions of the client's mood and behavior.Reason: Entries in the medical record should be precise, descriptive, and objective. An adjective such as "upset" is unclear and open to many interpretations. As such, the nurse should elaborate on this description so a reader has a clearer understanding of the client's state of mind. Stating the apparent reasons that the client was "upset" does not resolve the ambiguity of this descriptor. Cognitive and psychosocial issues are valid components of the medical record. Responses and interventions should normally follow assessment data but the data themselves must first be recorded accurately.