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Nursing across the continuum of healthcare really needs to have a means of communication not only between one another but between other medical professional disciplines. Utilizing terminology that has an agreed standardization will give us a common language for all nurses to have a means of communicating with a set terminology to define all areas of nursing documentation and therefor a set understanding that can be utilized to define a common language for a means of communicating assessments, interventions, and outcomes related to the documentation of all nursing interventions and care of our patient population. Nurses in various departments within a hospital, different facilities, across the country, and even internationally can apply this common language and with understood terminology to identify the specific problem or with set interventions that will drive the outcomes measured (Rutherford, 2008). North American Nursing Diagnosis Association or also known as NANDA, Nursing Outcomes Classifications or NOC, and Nursing Intervention Classifications or NIC are the established set formulations that have analyzed via our discussions and readings and how they drive patient care based on not only evidenced based medicine but nursing management as well
(Rutherford, 2008). A very common scenario that presents to many Emergency
Departments(ED) is a: 84yr female patient transported to the ED with tachypnea and angina that has been occurring and possibly worsening over 2-3 days. Has pallor and diaphoresis upon arrival. Monitor reads heart rate of 156; Blood Pressure WNL for patient with a reading of
132/68; if coming by ambulance will be on a pulse ox and let’s say SATs are at 97% but on 4L NC; patient respiration efforts are...