Risk: a multidisciplinary concept analysis.

  title={Risk: a multidisciplinary concept analysis.},
  author={Charleen McNeill},
  journal={Nursing forum},
  volume={49 1},
PURPOSE To analyze the concept of risk utilizing Walker and Avant's method of analysis to determine a conceptual definition applicable within nursing and nursing research. CONCLUSION The mental constructs and consequences of risk have a proactive connotation compared with the negative behaviors often identified as illustrations of risk. PRACTICE APPLICATION A new conceptual definition of risk provides insight into an understanding of risk regardless of discipline. Its application to the… CONTINUE READING