Decision-making in practice

Waights, Verina (2008). Decision-making in practice. In: Spouse, Jenny; Cook, Mike and Cox, Carol eds. Common Foundation Studies in Nursing, Volume 4th Editio. London, UK: Churchill Livingstone, pp. 375–400.



This chapter focusses on decision-making in practice, which is an integral part of care delivery. It is intended to stretch your thinking and introduces some complex issues. Health care is a complex working environment and the chapter provides a framework for you to use for your practice.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 10784
  • Item Type
  • Book Section
  • ISBN
  • 0-443-10154-X, 978-0-443-10154-0
  • Keywords
  • decision-making; evidence-based practice; the nursing process; models of assessment; using frameworks; making decisions on-your-feet; documentation; record keeping;
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
  • Depositing User
  • Verina Waights