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All-In-One Care Planning Resource - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Pamela L. Swearingen, RN
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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.
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.
By Pamela L. Swearingen, RN, Special Project Editor, Grand Rapids, MN
Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. With titles available across a variety of media—print, online and mobile, we are able to supply the information you need in the most convenient format.