Design and Development of Kardex and Nursing Reports in the Rehabilitation Hospital

Sepahvand, Elham and Daryabor, Aliyeh and Hosseini, Razieh-Sadat and Neyseh, Fatemeh (2023) Design and Development of Kardex and Nursing Reports in the Rehabilitation Hospital. SAGE Open Nurs.


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Introduction: A nursing rehabilitation Kardex and reports could act as a framework to facilitate and organize rehabilitation programs. Objectives: This study aimed to design a special Kardex and a structure to rehabilitation nursing reports. Methods: This study was carried out in two phases consisting of literature review and Delphi method in Rofideh Rehabilitation Hospital, Tehran, Iran. In the first phase, a diverse literature review was done. PubMed, Elsevier, Web of Science, and Google Scholar as a search engine were searched using the keywords of Kardex, "nursing report," "nursing note," "nursing rehabilitation," "nursing Kardex" from 2010 to 2020. After a literature review, the first draft of the Kardex was made. In the next step, using the Delphi method, the initial Kardex was sent to rehabilitation nursing experts in four rounds, and their comments were applied on that. Results: The rehabilitation nursing Kardex was prepared after four rounds. The Kardex content included "Evaluation of nutritional needs," "Requirements for daily living," "Patients' education," "Examination of bedsores," "Fall prevention," and "communication with rehabilitation departments (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy)." Conclusion: Rehabilitation Kardex and nursing report sample can be used as a suitable tool to promote patients' independence in rehabilitation centers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2023 05:30
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2023 05:30

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