The role of the nurse uses nursing knowledge based on the nursing process as a tool to support and guide professional practice and clinical documentation.
This process is a systematic and dynamic way to provide nursing care, promoting a humanized care, driving nurses to have a critical thinking and seek scientifically the best in nursing care. Methodological tool directs an organized care and documentation of professional practice of nurses making possible its operationalization.
For this, it is important to the use of a tool to guide the data records of the current health situation of patients, emphasizing the implementation of a set of essential data for nursing.
The Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS) is composed to a set of data essential elements that are needed to describe the clinical nursing practice. READ MORE