trophicognosis

trophicognosis

 [trof″ĭ-kog-no´sis]
the scientific approach to determination of an individual patient's nursing care needs; suggested as an alternative to the term nursing diagnosis.
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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