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NANDA nursing diagnoses identification and validation in a neonatal unit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9282047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To identify the problems nurses encounter in a Neonatal Unit and adapt them to the corresponding NANDA (North American Nursing Diagnosis Association) diagnostic categories for their validation in our environment. DESIGN: A Nominal Group Technique (NGT) was developed to identify the problems that nurses detect and solve. Identified problems were catalogued with their corresponding diagnostic label using the NANDA diagnostic taxonomy. A concordance study was carried out between two observers, using the Kappa coefficient. RESULTS: During the study period, 36 different NANDA diagnostic categories were identified for use. From these, 5 have been validated with an excellent or good concordance (K > 0.70) and 2 with an average concordance (0.70 > K > 0.40). The remaining categories did not occur with enough frequency during the study period to apply statistical treatment. CONCLUSIONS: The diagnostic categories validated in our Unit occur frequently, are easily identified by the nurses, and can be used in patient care plans. Non-validated categories may become valid in subsequent studies.
Authors:
P González Carrión; R Sánchez García; J de Dios Luna de Castillo; P Arcas Ruiz; A Palma Ruiz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric nursing     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0097-9805     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Nurs     Publication Date:    1997 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-11     Completed Date:  1997-09-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505804     Medline TA:  Pediatr Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-8     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
University Nursing School (E.U.E.), Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Nursing / methods*
Nursing Diagnosis / methods*,  standards*
Nursing Evaluation Research
Observer Variation
Problem Solving
Reproducibility of Results
Terminology as Topic

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