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An international methodology to describe clinical nursing phenomena: a team approach
International journal of nursing studies
  • J. Clark
  • Martha J. Craft-Rosenberg, University of Iowa
  • Connie J. Delaney, University of Iowa
Document Type
Peer Reviewed
Publication Date
NLM Title Abbreviation
Int J Nurs Stud
PubMed ID
The development of a structured and standardized clinical language for nursing is of major importance to the profession for both practice and science. This paper describes a methodological approach which has been developed for the refinement and extension of the NANDA taxonomy in the Nursing Diagnosis Extension and Classification (NDEC) project. The paper proposes that this method could be used by nurses in all countries to facilitate the identification, development and validation of terms and labels which can be incorporated into each country's own emerging data systems, translated and cross mapped between systems, and eventually incorporated into international data sets.
  • Humans,
  • International Cooperation,
  • Language,
  • Nursing/standards,
  • Nursing Diagnosis/classification/standards,
  • Nursing Records/standards,
  • Nursing,
  • Team
Published Article/Book Citation
International journal of nursing studies, 37:6 (2000) pp.541-553.
Citation Information
J. Clark, Martha J. Craft-Rosenberg and Connie J. Delaney. "An international methodology to describe clinical nursing phenomena: a team approach" International journal of nursing studies Vol. 37 Iss. 6 (2000) p. 541 - 553 ISSN: 0020-7489
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