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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 believe this nursing model provides such a partnership throughout the continuum of CKD.
The old nursing model, in which nurses predominate over other team members, is no longer (if it ever was) appropriate.
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.
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.
The nursing model introduced here reflects the needs of learners and supports educational outcomes that reflect the technological modalities used in instruction.
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.
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.
Key Words: Maori centred practice, nursing model, Maori health, indigenous, kaupapa Maori, Maori nursing.
While we are signed up to participate in pilots of the new community nursing model, it's crucial that members with professional concerns about this issue communicate them to us so that we can make sure their voices are heard.'

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