Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 3rd Edition

Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis

3rd Edition

By Gail B. Ladwig, MSN, RN, CHTP, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; Co-Owner and Nursing Consultant, Holistic Choices; Healing Touch Practitioner, Jackson, MI and Betty J. Ackley, MSN, EdS, RN, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; President, The Betty Ackley LLC, Jackson, MI


Section I: Guide to Nursing Diagnoses
An alphabetized list of medical diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, clinical states, symptoms, and problems, with suggested nursing diagnoses.

Section II: Guide to Planning Care
Complete care planning information for each diagnosis, including the definition, defining characteristics, risk factors, related factors, client outcomes, general, geriatric, pediatric, home care, and culturally competent nursing interventions (where appropriate), and client/family teaching for each alphabetized nursing diagnosis.