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 »

Drawing conclusions means to process the clues or information presented, such as in a story or conversation, and draw upon one’s own knowledge and experience to understand what is happening. Drawing conclusions is an imp... More »