• Medicine
  • Published in Pflege 2006

[Clinical decision making and critical thinking in the nursing diagnostic process].

@article{MllerStaub2006ClinicalDM,
  title={[Clinical decision making and critical thinking in the nursing diagnostic process].},
  author={Maria M{\"u}ller-Staub},
  journal={Pflege},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          275-9
        }
}
The daily routine requires complex thinking processes of nurses, but clinical decision making and critical thinking are underestimated in nursing. A great demand for educational measures in clinical judgement related with the diagnostic process was found in nurses. The German literature hardly describes nursing diagnoses as clinical judgements about human reactions on health problems / life processes. Critical thinking is described as an intellectual, disciplined process of active… CONTINUE READING