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.

patient contracting

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as negotiating an agreement with an individual that reinforces a specific behavior change. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.