Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323100106, 9780323171700

Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC)

5th Edition

Measurement of Health Outcomes

Print ISBN: 9780323100106
eBook ISBN: 9780323171700
Imprint: Mosby


Promoting safe and effective nursing care, Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), 5th Edition standardizes the terminology and criteria needed to measure and evaluate outcomes that result from nursing interventions. Nearly 500 research-based nursing outcome labels — including 107 that are NEW to this edition — help to standardize expected patient outcomes. Specific indicators make it easier to evaluate and rate the patient in relation to outcome achievement. Written by an expert author team led by Sue Moorhead, this book is ideal for practicing nurses, students, educators, researchers, and administrators seeking to improve cost containment and patient outcomes.

Key Features

  • 490 research-based nursing outcome labels promote standardization of expected patient outcomes.
  • Definitions, lists of indicators, publication facts lines, and references provide all of the information you need to understand outcomes.
  • A label name, definition, set of indications, 5 point Likert measurement scale, a publication facts line, and selected references are presented for each outcomes.
  • Linkages between NOC outcomes and 2012-2014 NANDA-I Diagnoses and Functional Health Patterns promote clinical decision-making.
  • Core outcomes are included for specialty practice across care settings.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

PART ONE: Overview and Use of Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Chapter One: The Current Classification
Chapter Two: Using NOC in Clinical, Research, and Educational Settings

PART TWO: NOC Taxonomy

PART THREE: The Outcomes

Health Patterns
NANDA International

PART FIVE: Core Outcomes for Nursing Specialtiess

PART SIX: Appendixes
Appendix A: Outcomes: New, Revised and Retired Since the Fourth Edition
Appendix B: Guidelines for Submission of a New or Revised Outcome
Appendix C: Previous Editions and Translations


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