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Nursing Diagnosis Handbook - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • 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.

Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    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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Nursing Diagnosis Handbook - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2011