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Episode of care—nursing diagnosis

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269673
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termNursing diagnosis is a clinical judgement about individual, family or community responses to actual or potential health problems/life processes. Nursing diagnoses provide the basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse is accountable.
Context:Help on this termEnables analysis of information by diagnostic variables especially in relation to the development of outcome information, the goal of care and the nursing intervention. This metadata item and the metadata item nursing intervention have shown to be more predictive of resource use than client's functional status or medical diagnosis.

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Object class:Episode of care
Definition:Help on this termA period of health care with a defined start and end.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

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Property:Nursing diagnosis
Definition:Help on this termThe nursing diagnosis most related to the reason for admission.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Episode of care—nursing diagnosis (other), code (NANDA 1997-98) N.N[{.N}{.N}{.N}{.N}] Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Episode of care—nursing diagnosis (principal), code (NANDA 1997-98) N.N[{.N}{.N}{.N}{.N}] Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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