Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span / Edition 9

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Overview

Updated with NANDA-I 2012-2014 Diagnoses

This all-in-one care planning resource provides the step-by-step guidance you need to develop individualized plans of care, while also honing your critical thinking and analytical skills.

Thoroughly updated and revised throughout, 167 care plans reflect the latest NANDA-I diagnoses and terminology. You’ll also now find an expanded emphasis on evidence-based practice through citations that support the incidence of the problem, the validity of the diagnostic tests, and the recommended nursing interventions.

The Plus Code, inside new, printed texts, unlocks a wealth of Premium learning resources online at DavisPlus, including your Davis Digital Version, your complete text online. You’ll also have access to all of the care plans in the book as well as additional care plans. Use the Online Disorder Lookup to easily search through 800 disorders to select the most appropriate diagnoses for your client.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Carole A. Kenner, PhD, RN, FAAN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses)
Description: This book approaches care planning as a tool that can be individualized for each client. NANDA nursing diagnoses, nursing intervention classification system (NIC), and nursing outcome classification (NOC) are used as the basis for the plans and critical thinking is incorporated. The previous edition was published in 2002.
Purpose: The purpose is to guide students and practicing nurses through the care planning process. The book acts as a clinical resource for care planning. Mind mapping is another tool that is used to reinforce clinical content application. These worthy objectives are met.
Audience: The audience is practicing and student nurses. The authors are experts in this field.
Features: The first section focuses on issues and trends and the nursing process in care planning. The next section follows a systems approach to application of the nursing process. The book ends with a listing of bibliographical materials, list of NANDA nursing diagnoses, and a table of contents of the diagnoses. An index of diseases/disorders and key to essential terminology are found on the front two pages and Gordon's functional patterns are included in the back, making these readily accessible. The use of mind mapping and the accompanying CD are two features that are missing in many care planning texts. The chapter format effectively guides the student through the steps in care planning. The use of more illustrations to break up the text would assist the student's learning. For example, mind maps throughout the text graphically presented would be a nice addition.
Assessment: This is a good guide and has a longstanding history of successfully facilitating learning. The new Carpenito-Moyet book, Understanding the Nursing Process: Concept Mapping and Care Planning for Students (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007) is better in terms of concept mapping and engaging the student. This seventh edition has some new information but the most innovative feature is the mind mapping.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803630413
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 3/7/2014
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 992
  • Sales rank: 44,794
  • Product dimensions: 10.60 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. Issues and Trends in Medical/Surgical Nursing
  2. The Nursing Process: Planning Care with Nursing Diagnoses
  3. Critical Thinking: Adaptation of Theory to Practice
  4. Cardiovascular Disorders
  5. Respiratory Disorders
  6. Neurological/Sensory Disorders
  7. Gastrointestinal Disorders
  8. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
  9. Blood/Blood-Forming Organ Disorders
  10. Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders
  11. Women's Reproductive Disorders
  12. Orthopedic Disorders
  13. Integumentary Disorders
  14. Systemic Infections and Immunological Disorders
  15. General Concerns

Bibliography

Index of Nursing Diagnoses

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  • Posted October 19, 2009

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    a comprehensive care plan guide

    I have used the previous edition of this particular care planning book since my second semester during the pediatrics rotation. I find that the interventions and rationales for each diagnosis to be applicable to my care plans. I usually recommend this book first to other students for that reason, and I find it to be an invaluable resource for students.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2013

    it does not have all kind of care plan

    not a good for everything

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2010

    Great book!

    This book is very helpfull, especially when it comes to writing careplans!

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