This lexicon contains key terms relevant to the study. The lexicon evolved as the study progressed and contains terms identified as important to achieving consistency in meaning and intent when referring to the various aspects of nursing regulation.
Operational definitions which were developed to add clarity and achieve consistency when obtaining, analysing and reporting the data are also included in the lexicon.
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