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All-In-One Care Planning Resource - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Updated content covers the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, QSEN patient safety standards, and evidence-based practice guidelines.
    • 16 new and updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses include adult failure to thrive, chronic confusion, risk for shock, interrupted breastfeeding, and impaired environmental interpretation syndrome.
    • Unique! The companion Evolve website includes a narrated online care planning tutorial with step-by-step guidance on how to create accurate and comprehensive care plans.

Key Features

    • Updates from clinical experts ensure the most current, accurate, and clinically relevant content available.
    • A consistent format for each care plan allows faster lookup of key content, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning.
    • Color-coded sections for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing make it easy to find information quickly.
    • Prioritized nursing diagnoses are listed in order of importance and physiologic need.
    • A two-column format for nursing assessments/interventions and rationales makes it easier to scan information.
    • Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you to apply concepts to clinical practice.
    • Outcome criteria with specific timelines help you to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care.
    • NANDA-I taxonomy updates keep you current with NANDA-I terminology and current diagnoses.

Author Information

    By Pamela L. Swearingen, RN, Special Project Editor, Grand Rapids, MN

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All-In-One Care Planning Resource - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2012