Nursing management minimum data set (NMMDS)

Diane Huber, Larry Schumacher, Connie W Delaney

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The Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS) is the research-based management data set that meets the nurse executive's need for a specific nursing management data capture system that will produce accurate, reliable, and useful data for decision making. The authors update the development of the NMMDS and discuss the 17 NMMDS across-settings elements. Also discussed are the applications of the NMMDS to clinical practice and some ways in which the NMMDS can benefit both nurses and patient/client care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-48
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1997
Externally publishedYes


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