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

Other | February 18, 2010

byBetty J. Ackley, Betty J. Ackley, Gail B. Ladwig...EditorBetty J. Ackley

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Use this convenient resource to formulate nursing diagnoses and create individualized care plans! Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses,Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 9th Editionshows you how to build customized care plans using a three-step process: assess, diagnose, and plan care. It includes suggested nursing diagnoses for over 1,300 client symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, and clinical states. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) information to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales.

  • Promotesevidence-based interventions and rationalesby including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention.
  • Unique! Providescare plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis.
  • Includesstep-by-step instructionson how to use theGuide to Nursing DiagnosesandGuide to Planning Caresections to create a unique, individualized plan of care.
  • Includespediatric, geriatric, multicultural, and home care interventionsas necessary for plans of care.
  • Includesexamples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomesin each care plan.
  • Allowsquick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoseswith alphabetical thumb tabs.
  • Unique! Includes aCare Plan Constructoron the companion Evolve website for hands-on practice in creating customized plans of care.
  • Includesthe new 2009-2011 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosesincluding 21 new and 8 revised diagnoses.
  • Illustrates theProblem-Etiology-Symptom formatwith an easy-to-follow, colored-coded box to help you in formulating diagnostic statements.
  • Explainsthe difference between the three types of nursing diagnoses.
  • Expands information explainingthe difference between actual and potential problemsin performing an assessment.
  • Adds detailed information onthe multidisciplinary and collaborative aspect of nursingand how it affects care planning.
  • Showshow care planning is used in everyday nursing practiceto provide effective nursing care.

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Use this convenient resource to formulate nursing diagnoses and create individualized care plans! Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses,Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 9th Editionshows you how to build customized care plans using a three-step process: assess, diagnose, and...

Format:OtherDimensions:960 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:February 18, 2010Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:032307152X

ISBN - 13:9780323071529

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Table of Contents

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

Section II: Guide to Nursing DiagnosesIncludes 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 CareThe 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.

AppendixesNursing 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