The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 9
Page No. 1441 - 1452

A Systematic Review of Factors that Contribute to the Quality of Nursing Documentation

Authors : Emran A. Abu Aqoulah, Suriani Ismail, Muhamad Hanafiah Juni, Hayati Kadir Shahar and Ahmad Tubaishat

Abstract: This systematic review study was conducted to review the literature about issues related to nursing documentation. Nursing documentation is considered a very important step in the nursing career due to its vital importance in the medical process and it mediates the medical language between physicians and nurses. Studies published in nursing documentation were reviewed between 2002 and 2016. In total, 150 papers resulted from the search, out of which 97 articles were used to form the body of systematic review. Out of the 97 papers, further focus was given to relevant parts that directly addressed the question on quality of nursing documentation what factors that affect/associate to it and how the factors affect/associate to it. Taken together, the study put focus on important topics in nursing documentation.

How to cite this article:

Emran A. Abu Aqoulah, Suriani Ismail, Muhamad Hanafiah Juni, Hayati Kadir Shahar and Ahmad Tubaishat, 2018. A Systematic Review of Factors that Contribute to the Quality of Nursing Documentation. The Social Sciences, 13: 1441-1452.

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