The use of predictive modeling to test nursing practice outcomes.

  title={The use of predictive modeling to test nursing practice outcomes.},
  author={Ada Sue Hinshaw and Rod Gerber and Jan R Atwood and J. R. Allen},
  journal={Nursing research},
  volume={32 1},
A middle range, multivariate practice model was constructed to test the impact of a perioperative teaching program on multiple patient outcomes: coping, anxiety, recovery pattern, pain, and patient satisfaction. In addition, the influence of such a program on nursing staff was examined. A quasi-experimental, causal modeling approach was used. The operative trajectory of 88 patients and their operating room nursing staff was traced from two pre-operative points through the intra-operative stage… CONTINUE READING

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