Tag Archives: nursing documentation

Might You or Your Employer Be Liable if a Patient Signs Out Against Medical Advice (AMA)?

One of the recurring questions I have been asked during my years of practicing as a nurse attorney is whether a nurse would be held [...]

Nursing Staff’s Professional Negligence Causes Death of Patient

Lloyd Thomas, seventy-one, underwent bypass surgery and was hospitalized for eighty-four days after the surgery due to complications.  [...]

Nursing Documentation Key to Avoidance of Liability

You have probably heard ad nauseaum that good documentation of nursing care is essential for many reasons, one being avoiding potential [...]