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Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing
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Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing

Fifth Edition


March 2023 | 280 pages | Learning Matters

Clinical judgement and decision making are terms that are frequently used in nursing. But what do they mean and how can they be effectively applied in practice? In straightforward language, this book helps you to develop the necessary skills to make and apply sound clinical decisions. It breaks down the factors involved in decision making and shows you how to use evidence, critical enquiry and reflection to do so with confidence.

Key features:

-          Each chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards

-          Thought-provoking case studies and scenarios illustrate decision making in practice

-          Activities enable you to practise your skills and build confidence in your ability to make effective decisions

 
Chapter 1: What is clinical judgement and decision-making in nursing?
 
Chapter 2: Collaborative clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 3: Using observation to inform decisions
 
Chapter 4: Systematic clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 5: Standardised clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 6: Prioritising decisions in delivering care
 
Chapter 7: Experience and intuition in decision-making
 
Chapter 8: Reflective judgement and decision-making
 
Chapter 9: Ethical sensitivity in decision-making
 
Chapter 10: Accountability for nursing decisions
 
Chapter 11: Confidence in clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 12: Matrix decision-making model and ‘PERSON’ evaluation tool

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ISBN: 9781529791259
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