Clinical Decision-Making and Judgement in Nursing

Clinical Decision-Making and Judgement in Nursing

By Carl Thompson, Research Fellow, Centre for Evidence-Based Nursing/Director of Graduate School, Department of Health Studies, University of York, York, UK; and Dawn Dowding, Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK


Decision Making and Judgement in Nursing - An Introduction. Human Error, Bias, Decision Making and Judgement in Nursing - The Need for a Systematic Approach. What are Clinical Judgements?. How Nurses Use Clinical Information in Practice. Interpretation of Risk and Social Judgement Theory. What Decisions Do Nurses Make?. Making Sense of Research Evidence to Inform Decision Making. Decision Analysis. Clinical Guidelines. Computerised Decision Support. Decision Making and Judgement in Nursing - Some Conclusions.