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Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS)

Huber, Dianne PhD, RN; Schumacher, Larry MSN, RN, CNAA; Delaney,, Connie PhD, RN

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Abstract

The Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS) is the research-based management data set that meets the nurse executive's need for a specific that meets the nurse executive's need for a specific nursing management data capture system that will produce accurate, reliable, and useful data for decision making. The authors update the development of the NMMDS and discuss the 17 NMMDS across-settings elements. Also discussed are the applications of the NMMDS to clinical practice and some ways in which NMMDS can benefit both nurses and patient/client care.

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