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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF SOFTWARE TO VERIFY DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY
Author: Jensen, Rodrigo
Baena de Moraes Lopes, Maria Helena
Panse Silveira, Paulo Sergio
Siqueira Ortega, Neli Regina
Abstract: This article describes the development and evaluation of software that verifies the accuracy of diagnoses made by nursing students. The software was based on a model that uses fuzzy logic concepts, including PERL, the MySQL database for Internet accessibility, and the NANDA-I 2007-2008 classification system. The software was evaluated in terms of its technical quality and usability through specific instruments. The activity proposed in the software involves four stages in which students establish the relationship values between nursing diagnoses, defining characteristics/risk factors and clinical cases. The relationship values determined by students are compared to those of specialists, generating performance scores for the students. In the evaluation, the software demonstrated satisfactory outcomes regarding the technical quality and, according to the students, helped in their learning and may become an educational tool to teach the process of nursing diagnosis.
Subject: Nursing diagnosis
Educational technology
Fuzzy logic
Nursing informatics
Editor: Univ Sao Paolo
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2012
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