Improved quality of nursing documentation: results of a nursing diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes implementation study.

@article{MllerStaub2007ImprovedQO,
  title={Improved quality of nursing documentation: results of a nursing diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes implementation study.},
  author={Maria M{\"u}ller-Staub and Ian Needham and Matthias Odenbreit and Mary Ann Lavin and Theo van Achterberg},
  journal={International journal of nursing terminologies and classifications : the official journal of NANDA International},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={5-17}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the impact of the quality of nursing diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes in an acute care hospital following the implementation of an educational program. METHOD In a pretest-posttest experimental design study, nurses from 12 wards of a Swiss hospital received an educational intervention--an introductory class and consecutive classes, using a case discussion method--to implement nursing diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes. Two sets of 36 randomly selected nursing… CONTINUE READING