This text provides a guide to identifying nursing diagnoses and patient care plans. It is organized into three sections. Section one explains how the nurse arrives at a nursing diagnosis using assessment findings as well as other known data; section two contains an alphabetical list of approximately 1000 client signs and symptoms, medical diagnoses, therapeutic modalities, nursing diagnoses and psychiatric diagnoses; and section three provides definitions, defining characteristics, client/goal outcomes; suggested nursing interventions with rationales, and client/family teaching protocols for all NANDA-approved diagnoses.
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A comprehensive, easy-to-use nursing diagnosis resource great for creating care plansAbout the Author:
Betty Ackley is a professor of nursing at Jackson Community College where she teaches advanced medical-surgical nursing, physical assessment, and management theory. She is an active local and national NANDA member.
Gail Ladwig, an associate professor of nursing in the University of Michigan-Jackson Community College transfer program, teaches fundamentals, medical-surgical, and psychiatric nursing. Prior to teaching, she worked for 15 years asa critical care nurse.
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Book Description Mosby-Year Book, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0815109121
Book Description Elsevier. Book Condition: New. pp. xv + 512. Bookseller Inventory # 7625532