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Critical analysis

A set of questions one can apply to a particular situation or idea to determine essential information and ideas and discard superfluous information and ideas

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Critical thinking

A cognitive process that includes creativity, problem solving, and decision making

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Clinical judgement

Decision making process to ascertain the right nursing action to be implemented at the appropriate time in the clients care

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Clinical reasoning

Cognitive process that uses thinking strategies to gather, analyze, and evaluate the relevance of client information, and decide on possible nursing actions to improve the clients physiological and psychosocial outcomes

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Deductive reasoning

Making specific observations from a generalization

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Inductive reasoning

Making generalizations from specific data

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Intuition

The understanding or learning of things without the conscious use of reasoning

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Nursing process

A systematic rational method of planning and providing nursing care

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Problem solving

Obtaining information that clarifies the nature of the problem and suggests possible solutions

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Socratic questioning

A technique one can use to look beneath the surface, recognize and examine assumptions, search for inconsistencies, examine multiple points of view, and differentiate what one knows from what one merely believes

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Creativity

Thinking that results in the development of new ideas and products