This informative title provides nurses with specific, practical advice on documenting a wide range of situations from caring for a patient with a myocardial infarction to witnessing a patient sign his will. In clear, concise language, the book gives detailed explanations of how, what, and when to document in nearly 100 of the most common, most important situations nurses face in practice. Each entry tells exactly what to consider and what to document so that the nurse can ensure quality patient care, continuity of care, and legal protection for the nurse and the institution.* Covers nearly 100 important nursing situations. * Provides clinically and legally sound advice. * Explains exactly what to do--and what not to do--for maximum protection for yourself and your institution.