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Title: Aging as a Related Factor of the Nursing Diagnosis Impaired Memory: Content Validation
Authors: Brandao Chaves, Enaura Helena
Barros, Alba Lucia Bottura Leite de [UNIFESP]
Marini, Maiko
Univ Fed Rio Grande do Sul
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Keywords: Elderly
Impaired Memory
nursing diagnosis
validation by experts
validation study
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Citation: International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classifications. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, v. 21, n. 1, p. 14-20, 2010.
Abstract: PURPOSE. the purpose of this study was to conduct a content validation for the elements of the nursing diagnosis Impaired Memory and include aging as a related factor.METHOD. Fehring's (1987) model of diagnosis content validation was used, with the participation of 18 experts.FINDING. the definition, defining characteristics, and related factors of NANDA-I were evaluated by experts, as was the proposed related factor aging.CONCLUSIONS. Elements of the NANDA-I diagnosis Impaired Memory and the proposed related factor of aging were validated in the Brazilian context. A clinical validation of this related factor will be necessary to build evidence for this relationship.IMPLICATIONS for NURSING PRACTICE. NANDA-I diagnoses should be tested and validated in the elderly, in order to take their specific needs into account, thus contributing to quality nursing care for these patients.
ISSN: 1541-5147
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