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Nurs Forum. 1990;25(2):4-10.

Concept analysis of decision making.

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  • 1Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.

Abstract

Concept analysis allows us to examine the attributes and characteristics of a concept. The concept of decision making is central to the practice of nursing. Decision making occurs at all levels of human thought and action, so it has been explored in many disciplines. It is important to explore this concept from the perspective of the discipline of nursing, so that we can determine how definitions and theories apply to our practice. Investigating a concept adopted from other disciplines will eventually provide the profession with a basis for knowledge development.

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