The folder is a nurse on paper and / or computer system, which contains the recording of data and all documents pertaining to nursing on the case / user. Certifies and logically organized and effectively all the information and assistance activities of the person, collected and / or performed by ' nurses , fostering empowerment. It is used for writing history , for the definition of charitable objectives, for the annotation of the interventions and evaluation of results. The core of the folder is the nursing care plan customized. Formally recognized by art. 69 of DPR 384/90, is legally considered a public document, compiled by a person appointed as a public service. While not possess the same probative force, for greater completeness of health records to be stored as part of the medical record .