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delegation

 [del″ĕ-ga´shun]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as transfer of responsibility for the performance of patient care while retaining accountability for the outcome.

delegation

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as transfer of responsibility for the performance of patient care while retaining accountability for the outcome. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

delegation

A term which, as used in the UK, refers to care provision by a nurse, medical student, doctor or other healthcare worker on behalf of a medical superior or consultant, who is ultimately responsible for the treatment given.

delegation

Delegation of authority Administration The transfer of authority and responsibility from a person of higher to a person of lower ranking
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