Documentation of Fluid Balance of Patients on Intravenous Therapy in a University Hospital in Ghana

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622651
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Documentation of Fluid Balance of Patients on Intravenous Therapy in a University Hospital in Ghana
Other Titles:
Promoting Health in the Clinical Setting
Author(s):
Abraham, Susanna Aba; Berchie, Gifty Osei; Okantey, Christiana; Amoah, Vida Maame Kissiwaa; Agyei-Ayensu, Kweku
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Tau Lambda-at-Large
Author Details:
Susanna Aba Abraham, MPH; Gifty Osei Berchie, MSc; Christiana Okantey, MPhil, BA; Kweku Agyei-Ayensu, BSN -- School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana; Vida Maame Kissiwaa Amoah, MSc, BA, Garden City University College, Kumasi, Ghana
Abstract:

Infusion therapy is an integral aspect of nursing practice. However, infusion therapy-related lawsuits are among the fasted-growing category of litigation against nurses because of the invasive nature of the procedure. This abstract seeks to discuss documentation as a strategy to improve nursing care to patients requiring this therapy.

Keywords:
Documentation; Fluid Balance; Intravenous Fluid
Repository Posting Date:
19-Sep-2017
Date of Publication:
19-Sep-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17C07
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Note:
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleDocumentation of Fluid Balance of Patients on Intravenous Therapy in a University Hospital in Ghanaen_US
dc.title.alternativePromoting Health in the Clinical Settingen
dc.contributor.authorAbraham, Susanna Abaen
dc.contributor.authorBerchie, Gifty Oseien
dc.contributor.authorOkantey, Christianaen
dc.contributor.authorAmoah, Vida Maame Kissiwaaen
dc.contributor.authorAgyei-Ayensu, Kwekuen
dc.contributor.departmentTau Lambda-at-Largeen
dc.author.detailsSusanna Aba Abraham, MPH; Gifty Osei Berchie, MSc; Christiana Okantey, MPhil, BA; Kweku Agyei-Ayensu, BSN -- School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana; Vida Maame Kissiwaa Amoah, MSc, BA, Garden City University College, Kumasi, Ghanaen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622651-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Infusion therapy is an integral aspect of nursing practice. However, infusion therapy-related lawsuits are among the fasted-growing category of litigation against nurses because of the invasive nature of the procedure. This abstract seeks to discuss documentation as a strategy to improve nursing care to patients requiring this therapy.</span></p>en
dc.subjectDocumentationen
dc.subjectFluid Balanceen
dc.subjectIntravenous Fluiden
dc.date.available2017-09-19T19:32:53Z-
dc.date.issued2017-09-19-
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-19T19:32:53Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
dc.description.noteItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.-
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