This paper presents the development of electronic documentation for community nursing using a system approach. Documentation is viewed as an information model for organizing and managing processes. The community nurse plans the nursing process after gathering and evaluating information on the patientś health and his/her family status. Documentation is thus considered to be a basis for the successful work of the health team and as a way of ensuring quality in nursing. The paper describes a prototype software model for e-documentation in community nursing together with its evaluation in practice.
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