I am attempting to secure the following Thesis for one of our staff 
members.  Any assistance is greatly appreciated.  I am willing to pay up 
to $20.00 for this information. 

  Gina Aranzamendez, RN, MS (2004)

  Charting by Exception

Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information 
Sciences at Houston.

Charting by exception method of documentation uses a predetermined 
standards and norms to record only the significant findings or 
exceptions. The practice of charting by exception has been adopted by a 
number of institutions and is noted to be time-efficient and 
cost-effective approach for streamline nursing documentation. The 
purpose of this article is to review published evidence of charting by 
exception and evaluate whether CBE has delivered the positive outcomes 
it offers.