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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).

outcome

Etymology: AS, ut + couman, to come
the condition of a patient at the end of therapy or a disease process, including the degree of wellness and the need for continuing care, medication, support, counseling, or education.

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.

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.

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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Others include the American Nurses Association's National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), the Department of Veterans Affairs' VA Nursing Outcomes Database (VANOD), and the Military Nursing Outcomes Database (MilNOD).
In recognition of its growth and expansion from a regional database to a national database, the CALNOC brand will now operate under the name Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC).
The purpose of this study was to examine workplace empowerment, nursing outcomes and perceptions of professional practice characteristics in nephrology nurses' work environment, empowerment, autonomy, accountability, outcomes such as perceived quality of nursing care, continuity and consistency of care and attitudes towards professional practice.
INLP participants, in partnership with hospital management, focused on adherence to six process steps identified by CalNOC (the California Nursing Outcomes Coalition) as "best practices" for medication administration.
We rely on senior nurse educators and directors of nursing to negotiate for the best nursing outcomes, based on their understandings of the systems.
Net platform helps streamline the nurses' workload for more efficient and cost-effective Nursing Outcomes.
Before becoming a nursing consultant in 2005, Birmingham served as director of Nursing Outcomes at Duke University Hospital.
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a renal nursing PPM on nurses' perceptions of empowerment, characteristics of practice environments, and nursing outcomes.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- "From Vision to Value," the upcoming CalNOC (California Nursing Outcomes Coalition Database Project) Conference offers attendees a unique opportunity for in-depth training, discussions and presentations capturing CalNOC's ongoing research, methods and measures.
Users of these products track patient populations, automate productivity and budgetary measurements, and allocate valuable nursing resources to ensure every patient receives optimum care based upon individual needs and evaluate nursing outcomes.
Magnet designation gives us the ability to measure our performance against national standards in a variety of areas, and to highlight what we are doing that is innovative and exciting in terms of patient care and nursing outcomes," said Mary Robinson, RN, PhD, director of clinical education at HMFW and Harris' Magnet program director.
Rey Currie to Share Strategies to Extend Standards-Based Interoperability Across the Healthcare Enterprise; Barbara Doyle to Address Nursing Outcomes at Society for Health Systems Conference