Information sources used in decision making: considerations for simulation development.

@article{Lamond1996InformationSU,
  title={Information sources used in decision making: considerations for simulation development.},
  author={Dawn Lamond and Rosemary A. Crow and Jim Chase and Kris Doggen and Minke Swinkels},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={1996},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          47-57
        }
}
Simulation tasks, together with think aloud techniques are often used to research the cognitive processes individuals go through when making a decision or solving a problem. They have been utilised to a certain degree within nursing. A study was carried out to try and identify the sources of information nurses in acute medical and surgical wards used to make assessment judgements. A sample of 114 nurses were interviewed, and their responses analysed using content analysis. Four main sources of… CONTINUE READING
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