Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

Paperback | February 15, 2011

byJudith M. Wilkinson

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This innovative text uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help students clearly understand and apply the steps of the nursing process to today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. Moving beyond step-by-step instructions, NURSING PROCESS AND CRITICAL THINKING, 5/e encourages students to think about each part of the nursing process and use critical thinking to make better clinical decisions. Balancing practical and conceptual aspects of the nursing process, this edition includes an expanded interactive format, new Take Away Points, What do You Know, and Think About It features and a student resourceswebsite to help students begin to think like a nurse.

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This innovative text uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help students clearly understand and apply the steps of the nursing process to today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. Moving beyond step-by-step instructions, NURSING PROCESS AND CRITICAL THINKING, 5/e encourages students to think about each part of the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 0.7 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132181622

ISBN - 13:9780132181624

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Table of Contents

1.      Overview of Nursing Process

2.      Critical Thinking

3.      Assessment

4.      Diagnostic Reasoning

5.      Diagnostic Language

6.      Planning: Overview and Outcomes

7.      Planning: Interventions

8.      Implementation

9.      Evaluation

10.  Creating a Plan of Care

 

APPENDIX A: ANSWER KEYS 

APPENDIX B: ANA CODE OF ETHICS FOR NURSES WITH INTERPRETATIVE STATEMENTS 

APPENDIX C: MULTIDISCIPLINARY (COLLABORATIVE) PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND OTHER PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 

APPENDIX D: MULTIDISCIPLINARY (COLLABORATIVE) PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH SURGICAL TREATMENTS