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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.
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.
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.