Critical Thinking in Nursing: An Interactive Approach / Edition 2

Critical Thinking in Nursing: An Interactive Approach / Edition 2

by Barbara K. Scheffer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781716349

ISBN-13: 9780781716345

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This text makes learning and teaching a lot easier! Using a nursing process framework, this active learning book helps students develop effective thinking skills. Readable, thorough and well-organized, the book's practical approach covers all aspects of critical thinking, and progresses from less complex to more complex material. Activities throughout

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This text makes learning and teaching a lot easier! Using a nursing process framework, this active learning book helps students develop effective thinking skills. Readable, thorough and well-organized, the book's practical approach covers all aspects of critical thinking, and progresses from less complex to more complex material. Activities throughout the text encourage readers to identify, value, and enhance their thinking. Multiple examples of concepts from everyday life and nursing situations help readers apply learned information. Special features include: Action Learning exercises; Tracking Nursing Thinking checklists; Thinking-Learning Checks; multi-cultural focus; and numerous case studies. New in this edition: chapter on Designing Care: A Nurse and Patient Thinking Partnership; Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC); and a New Foreword by the authors of NIC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781716345
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IOverview of Thinking, Doing, and the Nursing Process1
1Thinking3
2Doing29
3Thinking and Doing and the Nursing Process: The "How" of Great Nursing47
4Application of Thinking and Doing in the Nursing Process69
5Nursing Conclusions91
6Major Nursing Conclusions of Assessment109
Pt. IIDetails of Thinking and the Nursing Process127
7Health Detectives: Data Collection and Data Analysis129
8Making More Sense of Clues: Cluster Analysis149
9Designing Care: A Nurse/Patient Thinking Partnership175
10Designing, Doing, and Determining Quality of Care: a.k.a. Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating205
Pt. IIICommunicating Thinking and the Nursing Process229
11Written and Verbal Communication of Thinking and Doing231
12Consequences of Thinking and Not Thinking When Documenting261
Pt. IVThinking Through a Complex Patient Situation285
13Assessing a Complex Patient Situation287
14Designing, Doing, and Determining Quality of Care for Actual Problems With Multiple Related Factors313
15Designing, Doing, and Determining Quality of Care for Potential (Risk) Problems331
16Designing, Doing, and Determining Quality of Care for Wellness Diagnoses, Interdisciplinary Problems, and Problems for Referral349
17Thinking Into the Future: From Linear Equation to a Paradigm of Great Nursing and Beyond365
App. ANursing Diagnoses, North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, 1999-2000381
App. BNursing Interventions Classification (NIC) Taxonomy385
App. CNursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Outcomes and Measurement Scales399
App. DTracking Nursing Thinking (TNTa) Checklist: Guidelines for Use410
App. ETracking Nursing Thinking (TNTb) Guidelines and Checklist (Streamlined for Assessment and Planning Only)414
App. FThinking Worksheet for Tracking Nursing Thinking (TNTb) Checklist416
App. GCare Planning in the Form of a Mind Map417
Bibliography419
Index425

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