Care Planning: A Guide For Nurses by David BarrettCare Planning: A Guide For Nurses by David Barrett

Care Planning: A Guide For Nurses

byDavid Barrett, Benita Wilson, Andrea Woollands

Paperback | March 15, 2012

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Why is care planning important? How can you use care planning effectively in your own practice?

Being able to plan the care of patients is one of most important aspects of a nurse’s role. Using an interactive approach, this book explores the reasons why care planning is so important and explains the theory behind the practice, providing a step-by-step guide to assessing patients, diagnosing problems, planning goals and interventions, and evaluating progress.

Title:Care Planning: A Guide For NursesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0273746111

ISBN - 13:9780273746119


Table of Contents

Part 1  -. Care planning theory


Chapter 1 - Care planning in context

Chapter 2 - ASPIRE – The problem- solving approach to care delivery

Chapter 3 - Models of nursing and the Activities of Living Model

Chapter 4 - Orem’s Self-Care Model of Nursing

Chapter 5 - The Neuman Systems Model

Chapter 6 - Assessment tools

Chapter 7 - Organising care planning and delivery


Part 2  -  Application to practice


Chapter 8 - Assessment

Chapter 9 - Systematic nursing diagnosis

Chapter 10 - Planning care

Chapter 11 - Implementation

Chapter 12 - Rechecking and evaluation

Appendix A - Suzy Clarke

Appendix B - George Brown

Appendix C - Shoaib Hameed


Editorial Reviews

"This book is the most informative book on the subject of care planningI have come across and would recommend it to students and trained staff." - J Fenn, Nursing Student "This is a really well laid out text and it deals with care planning in a logical way. The examples bring it to life." - Jane James, College of Human & Health Sciences, Swansea University "I think this is the first book in a long time that is written in a way that is understandable for students, gives a good overview of models and the nursing process. It is comprehensive for students new to care planning, and has useful structures in place to aid evaluation of learning, and therefore understanding." - Neal Cook, Department of Nursing, University of Ulster Magee "very well written, easy to comprehend" - Alison Clancy, Department of Nursing & Midwifery, University College Dublin "This is a reader friendly text. I particularly like the the introduction to each chapter clearly idenitfying why the chapter is important; the acticities lead the student through step by step, and the regular recoping 'what have you learnt so far'." - Lee Bracher, Department of Nursing, University of Dundee "This second edition of Care Planning for Nurses written by three experienced nurse lecturers has been specifically designed and written with the developing nurse in mind, carefully guiding the developing practitioner along the important route holistically assessing and planning the care for the patients. Crucially what sets it apart from other books is the way the authors have used their experience to filter out the really important theoretical aspects and put them clearly into the real world of nursing practice." - Siobhan Tranter, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Bangor University "A well structured text book, student focused with stop and think activity boxes to aid directed study. A text that could be used as an aspect of blended learning and group work." - Richard Pitt, Department of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Nottingham "A very comprehensive and coherent text which explains and illustrates the principles of effective care planning." - Paul Rigby, School of Nursing & Midwifery, De Montfort University "As programme director for a Return to Practice course I feel this book is invaluable" - Robert Gallagher, Department of Nursing, University of Ulster   "The authors of the book highlight to their readers the importance of care planning in everyday nursing and have managed to produce a book that is easy to read and follow and also gets the reader to relate to their own area of practice, to hopefully encourage learning and a change in their practice for the benefit of all patients that they care for." - Nursing Times