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Model

Any mathematical formula or other structure that economists use to explain or predict occurrences. Economists test their models with real world facts before they gain wide acceptance, but, even then, there is no guarantee that a model will always be a correct predictor. See also: Model risk.

model

An abstraction of reality, generally referring in investments to a mathematical formula designed to determine security values. Economists also use models to project trends in economic variables such as interest rates, economic activity, and inflation rates.

model

see ECONOMIC MODEL.
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The authors will continue to track the financial impact of this nursing model, as well as improvements in quality and efficiency of care for patients with CKD.
In addition to nursing theory and practice, students in the accelerated program attend role transition seminars that compare the nursing model with the physician model.
A new nursing model has been presented to augment knowledge of cognitive functioning after MBI.
It includes information on the needs of the mentally challenged person and long-term care settings in continuing care retirement communities, the latest edition of the American Nurses Association's Scope and Standards of Faith Community Nursing, and a new spirituality-centered nursing model.
Civil war nurse work was critical in advancing women's economic and professional status as standards were set and a nursing model stressed the importance of physical and moral cleanliness and discipline.
We believe that the nursing model promotes a more holistic, comprehensive, and patient-centered approach to patient care than does the traditional medical model, and therefore NPs are ideally suited to lead these teams.
The findings also emphasise the importance of good planning, consultation with staff, clear definition of the team nursing model and the expected roles and responsibilities of all team members prior to the implementation of the team nursing model of care.
Due to the implementation of the primary care nursing model, RNs are not only carrying out the role of LPN and bedside aide, we also provide case management and physical therapy needs.
After being unsuccessful in finding a nursing model we could readily adopt or adapt to meet our needs and all of the variables important to nursing, we continued to refine our search by asking several questions.
Rogers' SUHB formed the basis for an acausal nursing model from which one can conceptualize things in a non-traditional manner, leading to innovative and different ways of speaking, writing, and thinking about the world.
Nurses are the single largest group of health care professionals and are critical to realizing the new mandate of disease prevention, a central precept of the nursing model of health care.
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