Chapter 15 Vocab
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Clinical Decision Making
Problem solving approach that nurses use to define patoent problems and select approproate treatment.
Care-planning tool that assists in critical thinking and forming associations between a patients nursing diagnoses and intervention
Active, purposeful, organized, cognitive process used to carefully examine one's thinking and the thinking of other individuals
Proccedd involving critical appraisal of information that results from recognizing a problem and ends with generating, testing, and evaluating a conclusion. Comes at the end of critical thinking.
Process that enables an observer to assign meaning to and to classify phenomena in clinical situation by integrating observations and critical thinking
Knowledge that is derived from the integration of best research, clinical expertise, and patient values
(1) judgement or interpretation of informational cues.
(2) taking one proposition as a given and guessing that another propostion follows
Systematic problem-solving method by which nurses individualize care for each patient. The five steps of the nursing process are
- D- nursing diagnosis
- P- plannign
- I- implementation
- E- evalutation
Methodical, systematic approach to explore conditions and develop solutions, including analysis of data, determination of causative factors, and selection of appropriate actions to reverse or eliminate the problem.
Process of thinking back or recalling an event to discover the meaning and purpose pf that event. useful in critical thinking
codified sequence of steps used in formulation, testing, evalution, and reporting of scientific ideas.
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