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outcome

 [owt´kum]
a patient behavior or attitude that results from the interventions of the health care team.
nursing outcome an aspect of patient or client health status that is influenced by nursing intervention and recorded at specific times for an episode of care; it is measured by the resolution status of each nursing diagnosis as being either resolved or not resolved. The term is used in both the nursing minimum data set and the nursing outcomes classification (see Appendices).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

outcome

EBM
A result, new condition or event occurring in individual study subjects which is used to assess efficacy.
 
Medspeak
Outcomes measure. A generic UK term for any result of a consultation (e.g., patient discharge from an outpatient clinic followed by adding to a waiting list); the result or visible effect of an event, intervention or process; any change in a person's state of health after a period of treatment, ideally improvement in symptoms or resolution of a problem.
 
Examples
Increased mobility after operation; survival; death.  

Statistics
The result of a single trial of a probability experiment.
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outcome

Medtalk A general term for the results of an intervention or process. See Composite outcome, Health outcome, Placement outcome Statistics The result of a single trial of a probability experiment.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about outcome

Q. Which of the diseases are possible outcome of inactivity? what may be the good effect of activity and adverse effect of inactivity on the person’s health. Which of the diseases are possible outcome of inactivity?

A. being lazy affect every aspect and every system in our body. from the central nervous system to kidney and urinary system. obesity is caused most of the times due to laziness, and that leads to heart, musculo-skeletal problems and even cancer.

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After fully reading the articles, 16 others were excluded because they were not in line with the study objective, leaving a final sample of eight articles, including two in the database PubMed, two in CINAHL, three in LILACS, one in SCOPUS and one doctoral dissertation in CINAHL, whose results explicitly contained evidence on the conceptual definitions for the indicators of the nursing outcome infection severity (Table 1).
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While the ISNA Board of Director's role is to set the vision for the organization, the leadership on the ground's role is to refine the strategic plan, apply metrics, and carry it home beginning with the end in mind (like those fabulous nursing outcomes that we all have grown to adore)!
It is important that cancer nurses are not only aware of the expectations imposed upon their specialty, but also support and contribute to improving and measuring nursing outcomes.
The index is thorough, and each NANDA-I diagnosis is linked to its corresponding Nursing Intervention Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) labels.
The nursing process is assessing, diagnosising, planning, implementing and evaluating a client's concern using nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions and nursing outcomes. The practice of a faith community nurse is an independent versus dependent practice, which means the nurses use nursing diagnoses rather than medical diagnoses.
Evaluation of the tertiary care work environment has the potential to identify attributes of an organization that may have an impact on nursing outcomes. Hospital work environment attributes that have been associated with positive nursing outcomes (and patient outcomes) include (a) patient to nurse ratios, (b) educational composition of nursing staff, (c) nurse-physician working relationships, (d) responsiveness of management to nursing concerns, (e) organizational support of nursing, and (f) an overall culture of retention (Aiken, 2003).
A future study will examine the performers' behavioral roles at shift report, end-of-shift nursing outcomes, and staff turnover rates to compare hospital units.