patient contracting


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contracting

 [kon´trakt-ing]
negotiating and establishing an agreement.
patient contracting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as negotiating an agreement with a patient to reinforce a specific behavior change.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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