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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Software Application That Evaluates the Diagnostic Accuracy of Nursing Students|
Panse Silveira, Paulo Sergio
Siqueira Ortega, Neli Regina
Baena de Moraes, Maria Helena
|Abstract:||PURPOSE: Apply the educational software Fuzzy Kitten with undergraduate Brazilian nursing students. METHODS: This software, based on fuzzy logic, generates performance scores that evaluate the ability to identify defining characteristics/risk factors present in clinical cases, relate them with nursing diagnoses, and determine the diagnoses freely or using a decision support model. FINDINGS: There were differences in student performance compared to the year of the course. The time to perform the activity did not present a significant relation to the performance. The students' scores in the diagnoses indicated by the model was superior (p = .01). CONCLUSIONS: The software was able to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of students. IMPLICATIONS: The software enables an objective evaluation of diagnostic accuracy.|
|Subject:||Decision support technique|
|Appears in Collections:||FCM - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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