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judgment

 [juj´ment]
the ability to make logical, rational decisions and decide whether a given action is right or wrong.
clinical judgment the process by which the nurse decides on data to be collected about a client, makes an interpretation of the data, arrives at a nursing diagnosis, and identifies appropriate nursing actions; this involves problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate the positive and negative aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Compare: discrimination
Synonym(s): judgement.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Synonym(s): judgement.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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If we turn now to interpretations of The Last Judgment, these are obviously too numerous to consider at length, so that a few significant ones will have to suffice.
As Jackson is able to reply to her would-be silencers in this autobiographical account, Primo Levi in his memoirs and Paul Celan in poetry speak back and consciously critique the cultural code of "the naked damned." Levi scatters a number of allusions to Inferno and to Last Judgment scripture in his books Survival in Auschwitz and The Drowned and the Saved, to give readers a known picture from Dante's fantasized nightmare for otherwise unimaginable reality and to salvage a solace from a passage in Dante, but also to reject some social training that comes through Dante and Last Judgment sources.
For Romanians, one of those sacred images has been and continues to be the icon of the Last Judgment placed on the western wall of Moldavian Orthodox churches (including Voronet, Vatra Moldovita, Sucevita, Patrauti, Probota or Risca).
The Last Judgment icons and the illuminated Apocalypses shaped and at the same time reflected the beliefs and the changing worldview of these communities and serve as one of the keys to a better understanding of medieval religious culture, including both political theology and popular demonology.
Does a difference between the believer and non-believer only mean that the believer believes in things like the Last Judgment, while the non-believer does not?
Under Peter Cockett's direction, McMaster University's 'The Last Judgment' achieved a level of polish and artistry that proved the dramatic potential of the text.
The Day of the Last Judgment, 2009, will also be on view at ZOOM.
Antonio Paolucci told the newspaper La Repubblica that to preserve Michelangelo's Last Judgment and the other treasures in the Sistine Chapel, new tools to control temperature and humidity must be studied and implemented.
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates this Sunday as the Day of the Last Judgment, the Second Sunday before Great Lent, eight weeks before Easter.
The only other generally believed self-portrait of Michelangelo can be seen in his most famous work, the Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel, which he created between 1534 and 1541.
(For a period of default illiteracy, of course, aligning any text with truly popular culture is both relative and risky.) The book opens by examining the gradual shift in the twelfth century from a focus on the Last Judgment and the resurrection to a focus on physical death, individual judgment, and pre-resurrection bliss or pain.