Nursing Documentation 101: Terms to Avoid  page 1
Terms to Avoid in Documentation
Alert Mild, intense or moderate (pain) Fair, good, poor Tolerated procedure well Client’s condition satisfactory Good, poor, bad Small, medium, large Seems, appears, apparently Accidentally Could be, may be
Miscalculated Mistake, error Somehow Unintentionally A little, a lot Severe, intense, mild, moderate Stable Normal
TERMS TO AVOID