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What nursing diagnoses do nurses use in long term care?
Director (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • J. M. Daly
  • Meridean Maas, University of Iowa
  • Kathleen C. Buckwalter, University of Iowa
Document Type
Peer Reviewed
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PubMed ID
The results of this survey validate that the NANDA nursing diagnoses classification is appropriate for use in long term care. Although ninety three percent of the current NANDA nursing diagnoses are used in practice, there remains a need for the development and testing of additional nursing diagnoses to describe patient problems encountered in long term care. Nurses in education and practice settings must work collaboratively to continue to identify, refine and validate the nursing diagnoses that are most appropriate for frail, older and/or chronically ill residents of long term care facilities.
  • Geriatric Nursing,
  • Humans,
  • Long-Term Care/methods,
  • Nurse Administrators,
  • Nursing Diagnosis/classification/utilization,
  • Nursing Evaluation Research,
  • Questionnaires
Published Article/Book Citation
Director (Cincinnati, Ohio), 3:3 (1995) pp.115, 118-20, 123.
Citation Information
J. M. Daly, Meridean Maas and Kathleen C. Buckwalter. "What nursing diagnoses do nurses use in long term care?" Director (Cincinnati, Ohio) Vol. 3 Iss. 3 (1995) p. 115, 118 - 20, 123 ISSN: 1551-8418
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