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Nursing Care Plans : Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care / With CD-ROM

Nursing Care Plans : Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care / With CD-ROM - 6th edition

Nursing Care Plans : Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care / With CD-ROM - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780803609464

ISBN10: 0803609469

Nursing Care Plans : Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care / With CD-ROM by Marilynn E. Doenges, Mary Frances Moorhouse and Alice C. Geissler-Murr - ISBN 9780803609464
Edition: 6TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published:
International: No
Nursing Care Plans : Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care / With CD-ROM by Marilynn E. Doenges, Mary Frances Moorhouse and Alice C. Geissler-Murr - ISBN 9780803609464

ISBN13: 9780803609464

ISBN10: 0803609469


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Summary

Why do more students buy this care plan book? Because it saves valuable time and is the easiest to use!

System requirements for CD-ROM:

PC requirements: PC with minimum 486/66MHz CPU (Pentium recommended), mouse, Windows 95 or later, 256-color display or better, minimum of 10MB free hard drive space (75MB for full hard drive install), minimum of 16MB RAM (32MB preferred), 4X CD-ROM. Also requires a word processor (Windows-based). Word for Windows preferred.

MAC requirements: Power PC, 256-color display or better, 10MB free hard drive space (75MB for full hard drive install), minimum of 16MB RAM (32MB preferred), 4X CD-ROM. Also requires a word processor. Word 98 recommended.

KEY FEATURES :

  • New and revised nursing diagnoses through the 2000 NANDA conference
  • With the free CD-ROM, users will have at hand:
  • Care plans for 200 diseases/conditions for medical/surgical, psychiatric, maternal/newborn, and pediatric implications
  • the ability to print care plans
  • editing options to create custom patient plans
  • Comprehensive guidelines for nursing care plans encompass total patient needs, including the physical aspect as well as cultural, sexual, nutritional, and psychosocial needs, and familiarize students with what they will encounter in the hospital
  • NIC/NOC labels link content to nursing diagnoses
  • Critical thinking emphasized throughout, promoting thoughtful decision making and better individualization of care
  • A variety of care maps illustrate the use of clinical pathways and differentiate them from care plans
  • Variations for the community and home care settings reflect today's health care environment
  • All nursing interventions include corresponding scientific rationales, and DRGs are identified with projected length of stay
  • Documentation requirements of government regulations and third-party payers and the latest JCAHO and ANA standards are included
  • Care plans list the potential complications (related concerns) associated with various conditions
  • Updated information on herbals and their interactions with prescription and OTC medications

Author Bio

Doenges, Marilynn E. : Bethel College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Colorado Springs, Colorado


Moorhouse, Mary Frances : Enterprises, Colorado Springs, Colorado


Geissler Murr, Alice C. : Nurse Consultant, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Issues and Trends in Medical/Surgical Nursing
2. The Nursing Process: Planning Care with Nursing Diagnoses
3. Critical Thinking: Adaptation of Theory to Practice
4. Cardiovascular
5. Respiratory
6. Neurological/Sensory Disorders
7. Gastrointestinal Disorders
8. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
9. Diseases of the Blood/Blood-Forming Organs
10. Renal and Urinary Tract
11. Women's Reproductive
12. Orthopedic
13. Integumentary
14. Systemic Infections and Immunological Disorders
15. General
Bibliography
Index of Nursing Diagnoses