Using the Nursing Process to Guide Decis...

By Tom Ludwig, RN, MBA, FACMPE What is the nursing process? According to www.nursingprocess.org, the nursing process is a modified version of the scientific method. It is used to assess patients’ needs and create a course of action to address and solve their medical problems.  The nursing process I learned in in the mid-1980’s was developed in 1926 by Ida Jean Orlando.  It...