North American Nursing Diagnosis Association


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North A·mer·i·can Nurs·ing Di·ag·no·sis As·so·ci·a·tion

(NANDA) (nōrth ă-mer'i-kăn nŭrs'ing dī-ăg-nō'sis ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
nursing Organization for development and classification of nursing diagnoses.
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The North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) recognized UN as a nursing diagnosis in 1986 (McLane, 1987).
Corresponding to the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association guidelines, the chapters each address a functional health pattern as these have been defined by Marjorie Gordon.
Each North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (2004) nursing diagnosis can be connected to a series of Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) nursing interventions.
[2] It has been endorsed, in one way or another, by the Order of Nurses of Quebec, the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, the American Nurses Association, and the Colleges of Nurses of Ontario, eighty colleges and universities, and the National Institute of Health (NIH), U.S.A.
The North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) includes the category "spiritual distress" as a nursing diagnosis (Trice, 1990).

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