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A Unified Nursing Language System

  • Kathleen A. McCormick
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

This chapter describes the concept of a unified language system in nursing as a part of a unified language system for the health care community. A unified language system is a standardized nosology and terminology for nursing with a defined structure and syntax. A unified nursing language system is needed as content in computer-based nursing information systems throughout the world. The focus of this chapter is to
  • describe the concept

  • describe previous work that may be appropriate for a unified nursing language system

  • recommend further research and development required to move the nursing profession toward a unified language system.

Keywords

National Library Minimum Data Language System Nursing Profession Nurse Management 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

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  • Kathleen A. McCormick

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