nursing care plan

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nurs·ing care plan

(nŭrs'ing kār plan)
Care plan created by a nurse for patients as a result of assessment of patient needs. The plan of care is focused on nursing interventions, not medical interventions.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

nursing care plan

The statement of the goals and objectives of the nursing care provided for the patient and the activities or tasks required to accomplish the plan, including the criteria to be used to evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of the plan.
See also: plan
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