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This text contains all the major Diagnoses listed by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA)—standard diagnoses that are meant to create a standard plan of care for patients with any range of ailments. The Twelfth Edition of the Manual of Nursing Diagnosis is updated and organized to meet the needs of both novices and expert diagnosticians. Sample admission assessment guides are included for the family, community, and individual (adults, infants, young children, and critical care clients). Sections on how diagnoses can be used to guide questions and observations beyond the basic assessment and how to use diagnostic categories in other clinical activities (for example, critical paths, quality improvement) provide a quick reference.
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|Functional health patterns typology||1|
|Functional health patterns assessment guidelines||9|
|Infant and young child assessment||16|
|Critical care assessment||32|
|Use of diagnostic categories in clinical practice||37|
|Documentation : format and example||45|
This is the ninth edition of the Manual of Nursing Diagnosis. Nine editions underscore the fact that nurses find nursing diagnoses useful in describing their clinical judgments about health-related conditions, projecting outcomes, and planning interventions. Also, in practice and education there is widespread use, both nationally and internationally, of the functional health pattern typology in the manual. This format provides an easily learned framework for assessment and critical thinking within the judgment process. Assessment guidelines and diagnoses are grouped under the same functional health patterns' format. This consistency facilitates the movement from assessment data to diagnosis...