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An order from a judge or jury to pay a certain amount of money. Judgments usually come after a lawsuit or a criminal conviction. For example, if a company is sued and found liable, it may receive a judgment for, say, $1 million, which it must pay to the plaintiff. Also, if one is convicted of theft, one may be ordered to repay what one has stolen. See also: Out-of-Court Settlement.


An order of a court.

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In our view, reliability of clinical judgment involves both the process of reaching a particular clinical judgment and the data upon which that judgment is based.
Based on the debriefing sessions and subsequent discussions with the group, the students overwhelmingly thought that the experience was relevant and had enhanced their knowledge as well as their critical thinking, clinical judgment, and teamwork skills.
Two research questions were asked: 1) What is the student clinical judgment profile for LCJR dimensions during formative and summative evaluations?
The ultimate goal is that practitioners will rapidly receive a pathologic interpretation of confocal images from a VivaScope session, potentially assisting the practitioner in arriving at a clinical judgment while the patient is still in the doctor's office, Eastman said.
Thinking like a nurse:A research-based model of clinical judgment.
2%, compared with 74% for the ER physicians' clinical judgment alone.
Physicians were offered the option of using the guideline to complement their clinical judgment or rejecting the guideline; this decision was left to the discretion of the treating physician.
Once issued, the physician reviews the Care Consideration and applies his or her clinical judgment and knowledge of the patient to determine if and how to alter treatment.
ABSTRACT Clinical judgment development is critical to preparing students to safely meet the needs of an aging population.
The guide describes principles and techniques for brief clinical sampling, explains curriculum-based assessment, advocates a team approach to clinical judgment, and focuses the assessment process on identifying goals and strategies for intervention.
Physicians' clinical judgment appears more influential than blood cultures in determining the course of medication; results of several studies have shown that physicians are reluctant to change to a narrower spectrum of antimicrobial coverage.
The purpose of this pilot study was to describe a process to measure clinical decision-making and to examine clinical judgment of nursing students using human patient simulation (HPS).

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