A comparison of novice and expert nurses' cue collection during clinical decision-making: verbal protocol analysis.

@article{Hoffman2009ACO,
  title={A comparison of novice and expert nurses' cue collection during clinical decision-making: verbal protocol analysis.},
  author={Kerry A Hoffman and Leanne M Aitken and Christine Duffield},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={1335-44}
}
BACKGROUND The type of cues used during clinical decision-making contexts is not well understood. Further, there are conflicting findings in relation to how novice and expert nurses use cues. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine if there were differences between novice and expert nurses in the range and type of cues selected as well as how cues were clustered together when making clinical decisions while caring for post-operative patients in an Intensive Care Unit. METHOD The… CONTINUE READING