Problem Classification Scheme


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Problem Classification Scheme

 
one of the three clinical components of the omaha system; it is a client-focused taxonomy used by nurses and other health care professionals to standardize the assessment process. It consists of four domains (the environmental, psychosocial, physiological, and health-related behaviors domains), 40 problems or nursing diagnoses, two sets of modifiers, and signs and symptoms. See Appendix on the Omaha System.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Full browser ?