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Table 1 Nursing diagnoses in actors’ script

From: Do knowledge, knowledge sources and reasoning skills affect the accuracy of nursing diagnoses? a randomised study

        Diagnostic labels1incorporated in the case history and script         Diabetes patient Diagnostic labels1incorporated in the case history and script COPD patient Diagnostic labels1incorporated in the case history and script Crohn’s disease patient
1        Fatigue (p. 253) Activity intolerance (p. 66) Chronic pain (p. 145)
2        Grieving (p. 280) Anxiety (death anxiety) or fear (p. 72/p. 260) Diarrhea (p. 225)
3        Impaired tissue or skin integrity (p. 464/p. 471) Deficient fluid volume (p. 266) Fatigue (p. 253)
4        Inactive self-health management (p. 579) Disturbed sleep pattern (p. 602) Ineffective activity planning (p. 71)
5        Ineffective activity planning (p. 71) Impaired gas exchange (p. 516) Ineffective coping (p. 199)
6        (Risk for) unstable blood glucose (p. 88) Ineffective airway clearance (p. 511) Stress overload (p. 647)
  1. 1 Diagnostic labels as published in: Nursing Diagnosis, Application to Clinical Practice, Edition 13, Carpenito-Moyet (2010), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. [35].