Representing nursing assessment documentation with ICNP.


Journal Article

The purpose of this study was to identify key concepts and semantic relations necessary to represent standardized and local patient assessment items in an electronic documentation system and to evaluate the degree to which coverage of both are represented by ICNP. A total of 805 unique assessment concepts were identified. Forty-three percent had exact matches in ICNP, and an additional 20% had matches in the ICNP classified as narrower, broader or other.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goldsmith, DM; Kim, H-E; Choi, J; Goldberg, HS; Dykes, PC

Published Date

  • November 6, 2008

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 954 -

PubMed ID

  • 18999149

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18999149

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1942-597X


  • eng