Mapping nursing intervention data into the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC): process and rules
NLM Title Abbreviation
TOPIC: Uniform language in nursing is needed to clearly depict the contributions of nursing in the healthcare arena but little data related to nursing interventions and patient outcomes are standardized. PURPOSE: To investigate the feasibility of mapping nonstandardized nursing interventions into standardized language using the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC). SOURCE: Data from a Midwest community hospital's computerized information system. CONCLUSIONS: Results demonstrate that nonstandardized nursing orders can be mapped into standardized language using the NIC.
Data Collection, Decision Support Techniques, Feasibility Studies, Hospital Information Systems, Humans, Nursing Diagnosis/classification/standards, Patient Care Planning/classification/standards, Terminology as Topic, Vocabulary, Controlled
Published Article/Book Citation
Nursing diagnosis, 8:4 (1997) pp.137-144.