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Title Nursing outcomes classification (NOC) : measurement of health outcomes / editors, Sue Moorhead ... [and others]
Edition Fifth edition
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, [2013]


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Description xix, 751 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents pt. 1. Overview and use of nursing outcomes classification (NOC). 1. The current classification.The nursing outcomes classification (NOC): what is it? : Definition of an outcome ; Measurement of an outcome ; Use of a reference person for comparison ; Level of abstraction of NOC outcomes ; Sensitivity of the outcomes ; Use by other disciplines -- The nursing outcomes classification: what it is not : The classification is not complete ; NOC outcomes are not prescriptive ; NOC outcomes are not nursing diagnoses ; Outcomes are not assessments -- Frequently asked questions : Who is the patient? ; What do patient outcomes describe? ; At what levels of abstraction should outcomes be developed? ; How should outcomes be stated? ; Why are the outcomes not stated as goals? ; What are nursing-sensitive patient outcomes? ; Are nursing-sensitive patient outcomes the resolution of nursing diagnoses? ; How are the outcomes different from nursing diagnoses? When should patient outcomes be measured? ; At what intervals should the outcomes be assessed and documented? ; How are the outcomes used in standardized care plans/critical paths? ; Why is it necessary for nurses to have their own list of outcomes? ; Why is it important to assess outcomes across care settings? ; Why is it necessary to use the outcome labels when the indicators may be more useful? ; Why is the standardization of outcomes advocated when each patient, caregiver, family, or community/population is unique? ; How do I identify outcomes for use in my practice? ; When is a new outcome developed and how is it done? ; Why are there so many different measurement scales? ; Why do some outcomes have two scales? -- Refinement of the classification: ongoing and future development ; Summary -- 2. Using NOC in clinical, research, and educational settings. Considerations when using NOC in practice : Selecting outcomes ; After outcome selection -- Implementing NOC in clinical settings : Implementation planning -- Implementing NOC in electronic systems -- Implementing NOC in educational programs : Implementation strategies ; Aids for curriculum development and teaching -- Using NOC in research : Evaluating nursing quality and effectiveness -- Licensing NOC outcomes -- Summary --
pt. 2. NOC taxonomy. Overview of the NOC taxonomy : Historical development of the NOC taxonomy ; Revisions made in the taxonomy since its creation ; Coding of the classification --
pt. 3. Outcomes
pt. 4. NOC linkages: health patterns and NANDA international. NOC linkages, health patterns : Nursing outcomes classification (NOC) organized by the eleven health patterns -- NOC linkages, NANDA international diagnoses : Actual nursing diagnoses ; Risk nursing diagnoses ; Health-promotion nursing diagnoses --
pt. 5. Core outcomes for nursing specialties. Core outcomes for nursing specialties ; Efforts to identify core outcomes --
pt. 6. Appendixes : A. Outcomes: new, revised, and retired since the fourth edition -- B. Guidelines for submission of a new or revised outcome -- C. Previous editions and translations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing audit.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Nursing Process -- standards.
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) -- standards.
Author Moorhead, Sue.
LC no. 2012034781
ISBN 9780323100106 (paperback: alk. paper)
0323100104 (paperback: alk. paper)