This text standardizes the terminology and criteria for measurable or desirable outcomes as a result of interventions performed by nurses. Clinicians, students, educators, researchers, and administrators in a variety of clinical, educational and research venues can use the classification, which serves as an important focus for both cost containment and effective care. This new edition is even more comprehensive and includes specific indicators that can be used as intermediate outcomes or to evaluate and rate the patient in relation to outcome achievement.
490 research-based nursing outcome labels promote standardization of expected patient outcomes.
Definitions, lists of indicators, publication facts lines, and references provide all of the information you need to understand outcomes.
A label name, definition, set of indications, 5 point Likert measurement scale, a publication facts line, and selected references are presented for each outcomes.
Linkages between NOC outcomes and 2012-2014 NANDA-I Diagnoses and Functional Health Patterns promote clinical decision-making.
Core outcomes are included for specialty practice across care settings.
107 NEW outcome labels allow you to better define patient outcomes that are responsive to nursing care.
NEW! Health Management class added to the NOC taxonomy includes outcomes that describe the individual's role in the management of an acute or chronic condition.