Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides, Prioritization, Delegation, and Critical Thinking, 7th Edition

Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides

7th Edition Prioritization, Delegation, and Critical Thinking

By Nancy Haugen, RN, MN, PhD, Associate Professor and ABSN Program Chair, School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA, USA and Sandra J. Galura, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL, USA


  1. PRIORITIZATION, DELEGATION, AND CLINICAL JUDGMENT IN CLIENT MANAGEMENT
  2. SELECTED NURSING DIAGNOSES, INTERVENTIONS, RATIONALES, AND DOCUMENTATION
  3. Activity Intolerance

    Airway Clearance, Ineffective

    Anxiety

    Aspiration, Risk for

    Breathing Pattern, Ineffective

    Cardiac Output, Decreased

    Comfort, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!

    Confusion, Acute, Risk for NEW!

    Constipation

    Contamination/Contamination, Risk for NEW!

    Coping, Ineffective

    Decision-Making, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!

    Diarrhea

    Falls, Risk for/Injury Risk for NEW!

    Fluid Volume, Deficient

    Fluid Volume, Excess

    Gas Exchange, Impaired

    Glucose Level, Risk for Unstable NEW!

    Grieving

    Health Behavior, Risk-Prone NEW!

    Infection, Risk for

    Mobility, Impaired Physical

    Nutrition, Imbalanced: Less Than Body Requirements

    Oral Mucous Membrane, Impaired

    Pain, Acute

    Self-Care, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!

    Self-Concept, Disturbed

    Skin Integrity, Impaired, Risk for

    Sleep Pattern, Disturbed

    Swallowing, Impaired

    Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective

    Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary Retention

  4. NURSING CARE OF THE CLIENT HAVING SURGERY
  5. Intravenous Conscious Sedation NEW!

    Preoperative Care

    Postoperative Care

  6. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN RESPIRATORY FUNCTION
  7. Asthma NEW!

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Mechanical Ventilation NEW!

    Pneumonia

    Pneumothorax

    Pulmonary Embolism

    Thoracic Surgery

    Tuberculosis

  8. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION
  9. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

    Angina Pectoris

    Carotid Endarterectomy

    Cardiac Dysrhythmias

    Deep Vein Thrombosis/Thromboembolism

    Femoropopliteal Bypass

    Heart Failure

    Heart Surgery: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) or Valve Replacement

    Hypertension

    Myocardial Infarction

    Pacemaker/Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation

  10. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN NEUROLOGICAL FUNCTION
  11. Alzheimer?s Disease NEW!

    Cerebrovascular Accident

    Craniocerebral Trauma/Craniotomy

    Parkinson?s Disease NEW!

    Spinal Cord Injury

  12. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN HEMATOLOGIC AND IMMUNE FUNCTION
  13. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

    Sepsis

    Splenectomy

  14. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN METABOLIC FUNCTION
  15. Diabetes Mellitus

    Hyperthyroidism /Thyroidectomy

    Hypothyroidism

  16. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
  17. Abdominal Trauma NEW!

    Appendicitis/Appendectomy

    Bowel Diversion: Ileostomy

    Enteral Nutrition NEW!

    Gastrectomy

    Gastric Reduction/Bariatric Surgery

    Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleed, Acute

    Intestinal Obstruction/Bowel Resection

    Peptic Ulcer

    Total Parenteral Nutrition NEW!

    Upper Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease

  18. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN THE LIVER, BILIARY TRACT, AND PANCREAS
  19. Cholecystectomy

    Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis

    Cirrhosis

    Hepatitis

    Pancreatitis, Acute

  20. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN THE KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT
  21. Bladder Neck Suspension (Vesicourethral Suspension)

    Cystectomy with Urinary Diversion

    Nephrectomy

    Renal Failure (Acute and Chronic)

  22. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN MUSCULOSKELETAL FUNCTION
  23. Amputation

    Fractured Hip with Internal Fixation or Prosthesis Insertion

    Laminectomy/Diskectomy With or Without Fusion

    Total Joint Arthroplasty

  24. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN THE BREAST AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  25. Colporrhaphy (Anterior and Posterior Repair)

    Hysterectomy With Salpingectomy and Oophorectomy

    Mastectomy

    Radical Prostatectomy

    Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

  26. THE CLIENT RECEIVING TREATMENT FOR NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS
  27. Chemotherapy

    External Radiation Therapy (Teletherapy)

    Internal Radiation Therapy (Brachytherapy) NEW!

  28. NURSING CARE OF THE ELDERLY CLIENT
  29. END-OF-LIFE NURSING CARE