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Nursing Diagnosis Handbook - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition
Betty J. Ackley, MSN, EdS, RN, Gail B. Ladwig, MSN, RN, CHTP
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Includes the new 2009-2011 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses including 21 new and 8 revised diagnoses.
Illustrates the Problem-Etiology-Symptom format with an easy-to-follow, colored-coded box to help you in formulating diagnostic statements.
Explains the difference between the three types of nursing diagnoses.
Expands information explaining the difference between actual and potential problems in performing an assessment.
Adds detailed information on the multidisciplinary and collaborative aspect of nursing and how it affects care planning.
Shows how care planning is used in everyday nursing practice to provide effective nursing care.
Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention.
Unique! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis.
Includes step-by-step instructions on how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care.
Includes pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, and home care interventions as necessary for plans of care.
Includes examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan.
Allows quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses with alphabetical thumb tabs.
Unique! Includes a Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website for hands-on practice in creating customized plans of care.
By Betty J. Ackley, MSN, EdS, RN, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; President, The Betty Ackley LLC, Jackson, MI; Gail B. Ladwig, MSN, RN, CHTP, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; Co-Owner and Nursing Consultant, Holistic Choices; Healing Touch Practitioner, Jackson, MI.
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