Flashcards in Chapter 12 Deck (15):
Client signs and symptoms that must be present to validate a nursing diagnosis
With regard to medical diagnoses, physician-prescribed therapies and treatments nurses are obligated to carry out.
A statement or conclusion concerning the nature of some phenomenon
Title used in writing a nursing diagnosis
The causal relationship between a problem and its related or risk factors
Areas of health care unique to nursing, separate and distinct from medical management
An ideal or fixed standard
The nurse's clinical judgment about individual, family, or community responses to actual and potential health problems
The three essential components of nursing diagnostic statements including the terms describing the problem, the etiology of the problem, and the defining characteristics or cluster of signs and symptoms.
Words that have been added to some NANDA labels to give additional meaning to the diagnostic statement.
Factors that cause a client to be vulnerable to developing a health problem
Risk nursing diagnosis
Clinical judgment that a problem does not exist, but the presence of risk factors indicates that a problem is likely to develop unless nurses intervene.
A generally accepted rule, model, pattern, or measure.
A diagnosis that is associated with a cluster of other diagnosis