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Audit Trails and Electronic Record Discovery

McCartney, Patricia R. PhD, RN, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: January-February 2009 - Volume 34 - Issue 1 - p 64
doi: 10.1097/01.NMC.0000343869.79861.c7
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Documenting the care given in the electronic medical record is vital. Dr. McCartney explains how audit trails work in these systems for intrapartum nurses.

Patricia R. McCartney is a Clinical Professor, School of Nursing, The State University of New York, University of Buffalo, and an Editorial Board of MCN. She can be reached via e-mail at

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