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a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the ability to make judgments and choose between two or more alternatives. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.


n the process of coming to a conclusion or making a judgment.
decision-making, evidence-based,
n a type of informal decision-making that combines clinical expertise, patient concerns, and evidence gathered from scientific literature to arrive at a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. See also evidence-based care.
decision-making, statistical,
n a type of formal decision-making that proceeds from a hypothesis to a conclusion by incorporating such techniques as statistical inference and significance, probability analysis, literature review, sampling, and discussion.
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Evidence-based decision-making is individualized clinical decision-making.
These hospitals spend a significant amount of resources, and there is an urgent need to develop their evidence-based decision-making processes in view of the impending introduction of national health insurance.
Recognizing the need to address evidence-based decision-making in local criminal justice systems, the National Institute of Corrections initiated a cooperative agreement beginning in 2008 to test the links between the application of evidence-based human and organizational change principles and the measurable reduction of key criminal justice outcomes, such as pretrial misconduct and postconviction reoffending.
At a time when departments of education throughout the country proclaim their commitment to evidence-based decision-making, Jennifer Stephenson has provided a thoughtful analysis of the advice provided to teachers in relation to a widely marketed program, and concludes that most of the advice that they give flies in the face of 40 years of research evidence.
NBES examined the ways in which and the extent to which IES has been successful in advancing the rigor and improving the relevance of education research and facilitating evidence-based decision-making.
SLPs are not alone in the struggle to fully engage in evidence-based decision-making, because these same trends have been reported across the spectrum of healthcare providers [3-6].
After reading this article, I challenge you to incorporate evidence-based decision-making skills into practice to help you and your team provide the best outcome for patient care and treatment.
One of the most important is strong leadership to carry the flag for data-driven dialogue and evidence-based decision-making.
A final chapter reviews school-based research for evidence-based decision-making.
Ottawa -- Canadian Health Services Information awarded 26 fellowships to enable health system managers across Canada the skills to make better use of research in their day-to-day work, as a way to increase evidence-based decision-making in the health system.
We believe in evidence-based decision-making, and hope to encourage policymakers to be guided by the strong record of independent higher education in comparison with other sectors.
The leaked report said ministers agreed "the public was unlikely to be receptive" to the move but it was agreed "careful presentation" of the EU's focus on evidence-based decision-making could help.

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