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Clarifying outcomes in clinical practice

Douglas, D., and Robb, A.J.P. (1995) Clarifying outcomes in clinical practice. Nursing Standard, 9 (25). pp. 29-30. ISSN 0029-6570

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Abstract

The word 'outcome' is very much in vogue within today's healthcare system, yet its meaning varies between different levels of service, occupational groups and care environments. Using practical examples, this article aims to clarify the concept of outcome, and to explore some of the issues surrounding its use.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Robb, Miss Alna
Authors: Douglas, D., and Robb, A.J.P.
Subjects:R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
Journal Name:Nursing Standard
ISSN:0029-6570

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