order transcription


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transcription

 [trans-krip´shun]
1. the transfer of information.
2. the synthesis of RNA using a DNA template catalyzed by an RNA polymerase; the base sequences of the RNA and the DNA template are complementary.
order transcription in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as transferring information from order sheets to the nursing patient care planning and documentation system.

order transcription

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as transferring information from order sheets to the nursing patient care planning and documentation system. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Only two interventions would be delegated to clerical workers -- order transcription and supply management -- and only one to housekeeping staff -- environmental management.