Subjective data, or subjective assessment data, is a common term in nursing; it refers to information collected via communicating with the patient. Such data, which is essentially the patient's own reason for seeking med... More »

In nursing, subjective data refers to information from a patient's point of view, such as pain levels, feelings and perceptions, whereas objective data refers to measurable aspects of a patient's condition found through ... More »

Some tips for using a root cause analysis template include collecting sufficient and accurate data, not relying on your own knowledge as the main source of information and not allowing previous analysis to guide the curr... More » World View Philosophy Logic & Reasoning

In the face of two accounts that cannot both be true, it is helpful to apply a coherence test to the differing accounts and provisionally accept the account that best explains the available data without introducing contr... More » World View Philosophy Logic & Reasoning

Logical design is an abstract concept in computer programming by which programmers arrange data in a series of logical relationships known as attributes or entities. An entity refers to a chunk of information, whereas an... More »

The perceptual blocks that influence views when it comes to critical thinking can be seen as obstacles that prevent a person from clearly perceiving the information required to solve a problem, according to The Electric ... More »

The difference between declarative and procedural knowledge is that the former refers to unchanging, factual information and the latter refers to the collective thought processes that define how things are done, accordin... More »