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Home Health Nursing Assessment and Care Planning

Home Health Nursing Assessment and Care Planning - 4th edition

Home Health Nursing Assessment and Care Planning - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780323018654

ISBN10: 0323018653

Home Health Nursing Assessment and Care Planning by Marie S. Jaffe, Karen E. Monks and Marilyn W. Edmunds - ISBN 9780323018654
Edition: 4TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No
Home Health Nursing Assessment and Care Planning by Marie S. Jaffe, Karen E. Monks and Marilyn W. Edmunds - ISBN 9780323018654

ISBN13: 9780323018654

ISBN10: 0323018653

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This unique, spiral-bound handbook is compact, portable, and written with busy home health nurses in mind! Organized by body system, it offers instant advice on assessment and care planning for the disorders home health nurses are likely to encounter. Providing assessment guides for all body systems, the home environment, and the client's psychological status, it includes full care plans for over 50 illnesses and conditions most commonly encountered in the home. Each plan lists nursing diagnoses, short- and long-term expected outcomes, nursing interventions, and client caregiver interventions.

New to this Edition :

  • Related OASIS items are identified in the assessment section, and ICD-9 diagnostic codes in the care plans section assist with proper home care documentation.
  • Visit frequency and duration schedules are suggested within each care plan to assist nurses in evaluating and planning care.
  • NANDA nursing diagnoses are consistent with the latest 2001-2002 nomenclature.
  • An increase in suggested therapy referrals within the care plans and in a new appendix helps nurses identify indicators for specialized services.
  • A fully updated Resources Appendix includes websites for easy access to home health service information.

Key Features :

  • Care plans are organized by body systems to allow for quick retrieval of information.
  • Both short-term and long-term outcomes are included in the care plans to aid evaluation of the care provided.
  • Detailed assessment guidelines are provided for all body systems to facilitate complete and comprehensive client examinations.
  • Guidelines for environmental and safety assessments aid in the appraisal and improvement of clients' living conditions.
  • Client and caregiver interventions are outlined in the care plans to promote active client participation in self-care.
  • The convenient pocket size makes transportation and use convenient to home health nurses.
  • Appendices on documentation guidelines, laboratory values, medication administration, home care resources, and standard precautions provide quick access to useful home care information.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Health History and Review of Systems
Pulmonary System Assessment
Cardiovascular System Assessment
Neurologic System Assessment
Gastrointestinal System Assessment
Endocrine System Assessment
Hematologic System Assessment
Musculoskeletal System Assessment
Renal/Urinary System Assessment
Integumentary System Assessment
Reproductive System Assessment: Female Reproductive System Assessment: Male
Eye, Ear, Nose, And Throat Assessment
Psychosocial Assessment Functional Assessment
Environmental Assessment Family Assessment
Economic Assessment


Pulmonary System

Asthma Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Pneumonia Mechanical Ventilation/Tracheostomy

Cardiovascular System

Angina Pectoris/Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Pacemaker Implantation
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Neurologic System

Alzheimer's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Head Injury
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson's Disease
Seizure Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury

Gastrointestinal System

Cirrhosis of Liver
Peptic Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis/Crohn's Disease

Endocrine System


Hematologic System

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Musculoskeletal System

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fractured Hip;
Hip or Knee Prosthesis Replacement Fractures;
Cast Application Laminectomy/Spinal Fusion,
Lumbar or Cervical Osteomylitis

Renal/Urinary System

Kidney Transplantation
Prostatic Hypertrophy/Prostatectomy Renal Failure,
Chronic (CRF) Urinary Tract Infection

Integumentary System

Herpes Zoster
Pressure Ulcers

Reproductive System


Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

Auditory/Visual Impairment
Cataract Removal and Lens Implantation

Psychiatric Care Plans

Alcohol/Drug Abuse
Physical/Emotional Abuse

Special Care Plans

Chemotherapy and External Radiation Therapy
Hospice Care
Postoperative Care Following Inpatient or Outpatient Surgery


Documentation/Insurance Payment Guidelines
Indications for Referrals to Therapy/Social Services
Laboratory Values
Medication Administration and Teaching Guidelines
NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
Resources for Home Care and Selected National Agencies
Self-Determination Guidelines (Advance Directives)
Standard (Universal) Precautions and Guidelines for Control of Body Substances


Other Editions of Home Health Nursing Assessment and Care Planning

Home Health Nursing : Assessment and Care Planning by Linda Skidmore-Roth - ISBN 9780815148777