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Matteawan State Hospital Nurse's Register

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series documents nurses' visits to patients at Matteawan State Hospital. Information includes patient's name, ward number, and a brief description of his/her symptoms or the condition from which he/she suffered. Some entries record types of drugs administered or if the patient refused to eat or take the prescribed medication. Occasionally the attending physician's name is recorded in the entry. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1975-1977
Series Number:
A1511

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Two volumes detail nurses' visits to patients at Matteawan.

Each entry provides the name of the patient and ward number and gives a brief description of his/her symptom or what he/she has reported suffering from. Some entries record types of drugs administered or if the patient refused to eat or take the prescribed medication. Occasionally the attending physician's name is recorded in the entry.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Section 33.13, Mental Hygiene Law, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the Office of Mental Health.

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