Don’t forget “CYA” files

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© 2009 The Medical-Legal News

Nurses sometimes keep a CYA or “cover your assets” file for items related to medical care that do not otherwise belong in the medical records, according to a legal columnist in the December issue of RN magazine.
Such items may include notes and letters to or from patients, letters to management, etc. CYA files are usually discoverable

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