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Nursing Diagnosis Handbook : An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook : An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323048262

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ISBN13: 978-0323048262
ISBN10: 0323048269
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 08
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2008
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Nursing Diagnosis Handbook : An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care - 8TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323048262

Betty J. Ackley

ISBN13: 978-0323048262
ISBN10: 0323048269
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 08
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This innovative resource teaches you the critical thinking and assessment skills you need to build customized care plans based on each patients unique needs. Its step-by-step approach guides you through the process, helping you formulate a nursing diagnosis based on known information and assessment findings; identify the appropriate nursing diagnosis; and create a care plan that includes desired outcomes, interventions, and evidence-based rationales. Nursing Diagnosis Handbook is an essential care planning resource you will turn to again and again throughout your nursing education and career. Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis. Includes examples of and suggested NIC and NOC interventions and outcomes for each care plan. A convenient A-to-Z organization in Sections I and II helps you quickly locate key information. Evidence-based practice information is incorporated throughout. Includes complete coverage of pediatric, geriatric, and multicultural considerations, as well as home care and client/family teaching guidelines for each condition. A Care Plan Constructor on the Evolve website helps you create customized plans of care. Features the most up-to-date 2007-2008 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, including approximately 15 new, 20 revised, and 5 replacement diagnoses. Provides a more detailed explanation of NIC and NOC taxonomies and their use in care planning. Explanations of assessment versus action interventions help guide you to the correct choice of intervention. Covers important information on concept mapping. Patient/Family Teaching sections offer expanded wellness and health promotion information. Clustered wellness nursing diagnoses are quick and easy to locate. Includes the latest evidence-based nursing rationales.
Designed to help students and practising nurses make a diagnosis and formulate a care plan, the 'Nursing Diagnosis Handbook' is an easy-to-use learning resource and reference volume.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I: Nursing Diagnosis, the Nursing Process and Evidence-Based Nursing An explanation of how to make a nursing diagnosis and plan care using the nursing process and evidence-based nursing.

Section II: Guide to Nursing Diagnoses Includes suggested nursing diagnoses and page references for over 1,300 client symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, and clinical states.

Section III: Guide to Planning Care The definition, defining characteristics, risk factors, related factors, suggested NOC outcomes, client outcomes, suggested NIC interventions, interventions with rationales, geriatric interventions (when appropriate), home care interventions, culturally competent nursing interventions where appropriate, client/family teaching, and websites (when available) for client education for each alphabetized nursing diagnosis. Also includes a pain assessment guide and equianalgesic chart.

Appendixes Nursing Diagnoses Arranged by Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Nursing Diagnoses Arranged by Gordon's Functional Health Patterns Wellness-Oriented Diagnostic Categories A Guide to Using Equianalgesic Charts

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