laboratory data interpretation


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interpretation

 [in-ter″prĕ-ta´shun]
1. an explanation.
2. in psychotherapy, the therapist's periodic explanation to the patient of the latent content or hidden meanings of the patient's mental phenomena as expressed through free association, descriptions of dreams, and other aspects.
laboratory data interpretation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the critical analysis of patient laboratory data in order to assist with clinical decision making.

laboratory data interpretation,

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as the critical analysis of patient laboratory data in order to assist with clinical decision making. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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