Card Set Information
What are the four steps involved in data interpretation and analysis?
1. Recognizing Significant Data
2. Recognizing Patterns or Clusters
3. Identifying Strengths and Problems
4. Reaching Conclusions 9identifying potential complications)
The systematic and continuous collection, validation, analysis, and communication of patient data.
Significant info that is helpful in making decisions.
Assessment conducted to assess a specific problem.
What does a focused assessment focus on?
pertinent history and body regions
The judgment reached about a cue.
Physical exam of all body systems in a systematic manner as part of the nursing assessment.
Review of Systems (ROS)
An assessment that is scheduled to compare a pt's current status to baseline data obtained earlier.