Title

Contexts for the study of the economic influence of nursing diagnoses on patient outcomes

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

4-1-2004

NLM Title Abbreviation

Int J Nurs Terminol Classif

Journal/Book/Conference Title

International journal of nursing terminologies and classifications

PubMed ID

15453018

Abstract

PURPOSE: To examine the historical, legal/ organizational, informatics, clinical, economic, and policy contexts underlying economic consequences of nursing diagnoses on patient outcomes. DATA SOURCES: Published literature, online material. DATA SYNTHESIS: Nursing diagnoses influence diagnostic-specific patient outcomes and other outcome variables such as length of hospital stay, morbidity, and mortality. CONCLUSIONS: Examination of the economic ramifications of nursing diagnosis on patient outcomes can be facilitated using standardized language and databases containing nursing-sensitive measures.

Keywords

Bayes Theorem, Health Policy/trends, Humans, Medical Informatics/trends, Models, Nursing, Nursing Diagnosis/economics/standards, Nursing Research/organization & administration, Odds Ratio, Outcome Assessment (Health Care)/economics/standards, Sensitivity and Specificity, Terminology as Topic, United States

Published Article/Book Citation

International journal of nursing terminologies and classifications, 15:2 (2004) pp.39-47.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/1736