Looking to the Future: Critical Pathways
- Focuses on the importance of nursing documentation in terms of guarding against loss of information, ensuring consistency of care and more
- Includes reproduced copies of numerous pathways
- Provides examples of avoidable and unavoidable variances or deviations from established pathways
This chapter educates nurses on critical pathways; multidisciplinary patient-care tools used in case management models to co-ordinate and facilitate the efficient and effective management of various patient groups. It informs on the importance of pathways and includes reproduced copies of various pathways.
- What Nurses Write
- The Single Clinical Record
- Why Document?
- To Care Or Treat?
- A Better Way
- Critical Pathways
- Documentation Packages
- Professional Issues
- In Summary
- Suggested Reading