Psychiatric Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Care

Marilynn E. Doenges; Mary C. Townsend; Mary Frances Moorhouse




F A Davis Co

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Our bestselling psychiatric care plan book has been updated and revised to reflect changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual organization of psychiatric disorders, NANDA nursing diagnoses, and the Doenges and Moorhouse Diagnostic Division of nursing diagnoses. Key Features -- Features the latest DSM IV, including the 1997 coding changes -- Contains 36 care plan guidelines that help nurses and nursing students identify appropriate nursing diagnoses and prioritize nursing interventions in the care of the psychiatric client within both community and institutional settings -- Each care plan includes DSM IV definitions, etiologic theories, client assessment data base, diagnostic studies, nursing priorities, discharge goals, nursing diagnosis statements, desired client outcomes, and collaborative and independent interventions with rationales -- Includes sample critical pathways (care maps "TM" to illustrate how to plan care in case management situations -- Includes the newest ANA Psychiatric Standards of Care -- Includes DRG estimated length of stay for acute disorders, and each care plan lists related concerns/potential complications -- Focuses on wellness and uses a decision-making model to apply the nursing process to the problems of psychiatric clients and their significant others, including members of their extended families -- Helpful in meeting the documentation requirements of government regulations and third-party payers

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Other editions: Softcover - 2010, Softcover - 2008, Softcover - 2006, Softcover - 2004, Softcover - 2003, Softcover - 2002, Softcover - 2002, Softcover - 2000, Softcover - 2000, Softcover - 1999

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