charting sleep question - page 3

So is it really unacceptable to chart that a patient is sleeping?Even if they are in bed with their eyes closed,you can only state that they are in bed with their eyes closed.Never 'Pt in bed... Read More

  1. by   anonymurse
    Quote from sharlynn
    I agree- especially if they are snoring!
    Yeah, that's the most economical charting: "Pt snoring." Then the reader can conclude what they want. But with monitoring we can chart "asleep" and know they're not dead. And what would be the big deal if they were "faking" sleep or just dozing fitfully?