Clinical decision-making: theory and practice
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Clinical decision-making: theory and practice

Nita Muir Senior lecturer, Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton

Nurses have to make important clinical decisions in their everyday practice. This article provides an introduction to the theory of clinical decision-making, describes the type of decisions that nurses make and outlines the different approaches that can be used to make a decision.

Nursing Standard. 18, 36,47-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.05.18.36.47.c3614

Correspondence

n.muir@bton.ac.uk

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