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Clinical Taxonomies

A. Why is a nursing taxonomy important? Do an Internet search to support your discussion along with your experience in the industry.
B. What is the advantage of having a unified language for nursing within the larger concept of a unified language system for the healthcare community?
C. What further research and developments are needed to move the nursing profession toward a unified language system?
D. Some physicians believe there should not be a nursing language and a physician language - only one language. What do you think?

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Discuss the importance of clinical taxonomies
A. Why is a nursing taxonomy important? Do an Internet search to support your discussion along with your experience in the industry.
B. What is the advantage of having a unified language for nursing within the larger concept of a unified language system for the healthcare community?
C. What further research and developments are needed to move the nursing profession toward a unified language system?
D. Some physicians believe there should not be a nursing language and a physician language - only one language. What do you think?

A. A nursing taxonomy is important because of the nature of the care provided in nursing. Nursing has developed into a discipline that needs to have care objectives that are specific for the needs of patient that are in the care of nurses. The most popular nursing taxonomy in the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) which is used widely in many organizations in clinical practice to define the needs of patients who are under the care of nursing. This standard is based on the outcomes anticipated by the clinical judgment of ...

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A discussion regarding the need for a nursing or physician language and using clinical taxonomies.

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