You can rely on this complete reference to identify interventions commonly associated with specific nursing diagnoses across the client's life span, and to help plan, individualize, and document client care. Using the standard nursing language of NANDA, NIC, and NOC, this manual's listing of diagnoses follows NANDA's own sequencing - alphabetized by key term; prioritizes interventions; and covers almost 900 disorders and health conditions with associated diagnoses.It covers: the newest diagnoses by NANDA; more diagnoses and almost 100 disorders and conditions; all diagnosis listings follow NANDA's own sequencing; outcomes that include Client Will (Include Specific Time Frame) statements in Nursing documentation focus provided at the end of every diagnosis; Spotlights Concept Mapping for creating and documenting care to enhance critical thinking skills when planning client care; and, interventions that are prioritized, with helpful icons indicating specialized interventions. It features a free Pocket Minder with a complete listing of nursing diagnoses, with page references to the book.
Table of Contents
The Nursing Process: The Foundation of Quality Client Care; The Language of Nursing: NANDA, NIC, NOC, and Other Nursing Languages; The Assessment Process: Developing the Client Database; Mind Mapping to Create and Document the Plan of Care; Nursing Diagnoses in Alphabetical Order; Health Conditions & Client Concerns with Associated Nursing Diagnoses; Appendix: Definitions of Taxonomy II Axes.