Critical Thinking in Nursing: An Interactive Approach / Edition 1

Critical Thinking in Nursing: An Interactive Approach / Edition 1

by M. Gaie Rubenfeld, Barbara K. Scheffer
     
 

Here's the book that will become your personal diary of progress in building the critical thinking skills a nursing career demands. You'll enjoy learning through the informative text, many interactive features, and ample space for writing your answers, reflections, and ideas.. "With the T.H.I.N.K. model as a guide (p. 6), you'll progress from basic problem-solving to… See more details below

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Here's the book that will become your personal diary of progress in building the critical thinking skills a nursing career demands. You'll enjoy learning through the informative text, many interactive features, and ample space for writing your answers, reflections, and ideas.. "With the T.H.I.N.K. model as a guide (p. 6), you'll progress from basic problem-solving to higher level thinking, building skill and confidence as you go. What's more, the text is designed to work with your own thinking style, enhancing your strengths and applying them to real practice scenarios!.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397550999
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.85(d)

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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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