Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care

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This innovative resource teaches you the critical thinking and assessment skills you need to build customized care plans based on each patient's unique needs. Its step-by-step approach guides you through the process, helping you formulate a nursing diagnosis based on known information and assessment findings; identify the appropriate nursing diagnosis; and create a care plan that includes desired outcomes, interventions, and evidence-based rationales. Nursing Diagnosis Handbook is an essential care planning resource you will turn to again and again throughout your nursing education and career.

    Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis.Includes examples of and suggested NIC and NOC interventions and outcomes for each care plan.A convenient A-to-Z organization in Sections I and II helps you quickly locate key information.Evidence-based practice information is incorporated throughout.Includes complete coverage of pediatric, geriatric, and multicultural considerations, as well as home care and client/family teaching guidelines for each condition.A Care Plan Constructor on the Evolve website helps you create customized plans of care.

    Features the most up-to-date 2007-2008 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, including approximately 15 new, 20 revised, and 5 replacement diagnoses.Provides a more detailed explanation of NIC and NOC taxonomies and their use in care planning.Explanations of assessment versus action interventions help guide you to the correct choice of intervention.Covers important information on concept mapping.Patient/Family Teaching sections offer expanded wellness and health promotion information.Clustered wellness nursing diagnoses are quick and easy to locate.Includes the latest evidence-based nursing rationales.

Customer Reviews:

  • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Plannin Care
    the best Nursing dx book I've owned and I have a large number of them. I just keep buying them b/c they've been lacking. This book is awesome! Don't waste your money on all the rest. ...more info
  • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook
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  • Nursing school textbook
    The book I purchase was in very good condition and arrived very timely as promised by seller. The book itself it part of my mursing school textbooks and far more inexpensive online than in a college bookstore. Even if your school dosen't require this book all nursing students should have one as it it the guidelines to treating and assessing patients....more info
  • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook
    This book was required for my school of nursing and I'm really glad I spent the money on it. It has not only basic interventions and rationales for nursing care, but also teaching, medication, lab, pediatric and geriatric interventions with the rationales. I have literally 10 other nursing care plan books, but this is the one most of my interventions come from....more info


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