Promoting safe and effective nursing care, Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), 6th Edition standardizes the terminology and criteria needed to measure and evaluate outcomes that result from nursing interventions. Over 540 research-based nursing outcome labels — including50 that are NEW to this edition — help to standardize expected patient outcomes. Specific indicators make it easier to evaluate and rate the patient in relation to outcome achievement. Written by an expert author team led by Sue Moorhead, this book is ideal for practicing nurses, students, educators, researchers, and administrators seeking to improve cost containment and patient outcomes.
- 540 research-based nursing outcome labels promote standardization of expected patient outcomes.
- Definitions, lists of indicators, publication facts lines, and references provide all of the information you need to understand outcomes.
- NEW! Approximately 50 new outcome labels allow you to better define patient outcomes that are responsive to nursing care.
Part I: Overview and Use of Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) in Education, Practice and Research
1. The Current Classification of Outcomes
2. Using NOC
Part II: NOC Taxonomy
Overview of the NOC Taxonomy
Part III: The Outcomes
Part IV: NOC Linkages
NOC Knowledge Outcomes Linked to Related Behavior Outcomes
NOC and NIC Linkage to Clinical Conditions
Part V: Core NOC Outcomes
Core Outcomes for Nursing Specialties
Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A: Outcomes: New, Revised and Retired Since the Fifth Edition
Appendix B: Previous Editions and Translations
Appendix C: Selected Terms and Definitions
Appendix D: Outcomes by Scale
Appendix E: Guidelines for Submission of a New or Revised Outcome
Appendix F: NANDA-I Diagnoses Definitions