Clinical validation of two respiratory nursing diagnoses and their defining characteristics.

  • Kayla York
  • Published 1985 in The Nursing clinics of North America


A model for clinical validation of the respiratory nursing diagnoses of ineffective airway clearance and ineffective breathing pattern is presented. The study showed that critical defining characteristics are associated with and differentiate each respiratory nursing diagnosis. The methodology used can be easily incorporated into regular clinical activities… (More)

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