What is critical thinking and how can it help me to be a better nurse?

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Cliff Kilgore
Date Published:
26 November 2018
Last updated: 
26 November 2018

This Practice Question has been published with the kind permission of the Royal College of Nursing.

The drive for evidenced based practice has increased the need to understand decision making in healthcare (Cader et al 2005). In addition to this, clinical practice has evolved with the expectation that a nurse should have the knowledge and experience to correctly identify patient problems and make appropriate decisions that may affect an older patients’ well-being (Wolf 2013).