In accordance with the Resolution of the COFEN? 191/96, for the execution of the nursing notation are necessary to the attention for some details, such as: To verify heading of the printed matter; it must be made in schedule and not in turn; the patient term or customer does not have to be used, in view of that the notation leaf is individual; it must at the beginning be made of the planto and be complemented during this; the letter of who carries through the notation must be legible so that it can be understood by who it reads; it must follow a cefalocaudal sequence; when ' will have errors to use the terms; ' digo' ' , ' ' correo' ' never ortogrficos correctors; to use only standardized acronyms and to the end of each notation must contain stamp, signature and number of the COREN of the professional carried through who it. Thus Possari (2005, p.139), warns that ' ' the more conscience the employee will have on the purpose of the nursing registers, plus it will make with wealth of content and cuidados' ' , benefiting each patient and contributing for a service of qualidade' '. 9 In this way Possari (2005, p.139), affirms: The legislation foresees that it is to have of the nursing team to keep an notation of perfect form, as well as incumbency the all personal one of nursing of the necessity to write down in the handbook of the patient all the activities of the nursing assistance. Had to these reasons the notations they must follow a normative one, taking in consideration its legal and ethical aspects, therefore the register in handbook it is part of the legal obligations of the nursing, having any error to be corrected in accordance with the norms of the institution, therefore these registers can serve as determinative facilitadores and in cases judicial.