Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Care / Edition 6

Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Care / Edition 6

by Marilynn E. Doenges, Alice C. Geissler-Murr, Mary Frances Moorhouse, Alice C. Geissler-Murr
     
 

A FREE CD-ROM, which contains care plans for nearly 200 diseases/conditions, is packaged with the book.

Help your students save valuable time -- make sure they use the best care planning book available!

System requirements for CD-ROM: PC with minimum 90 MHz Pentium, Windows 9.X, ME, XP, 2000, 256-color SVGA display or better, 18MB free hard drive space, 32MB

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A FREE CD-ROM, which contains care plans for nearly 200 diseases/conditions, is packaged with the book.

Help your students save valuable time -- make sure they use the best care planning book available!

System requirements for CD-ROM: PC with minimum 90 MHz Pentium, Windows 9.X, ME, XP, 2000, 256-color SVGA display or better, 18MB free hard drive space, 32MB RAM, 4X CD-ROM. Also requires a word processor (Windows-based). Word for Windows preferred.

KEY FEATURES:

  • 112 care plans presented by medical disorder that students can adapt to their needs
  • Comprehensive rationales for every intervention
  • With the free CD-ROM, students will have at hand: (1) care plans for nearly 200 diseases/conditions, and (2) the ability to print care plans or editing options to create custom patient plans
  • Guidelines cover total patient needs -- physical, cultural, sexual, nutritional, and psychosocial
  • Updated information on herbal products, including their potential interaction with prescription and OTC medications
  • Helps students know what to expect in the hospital as well as in community-based settings
  • Lists nursing diagnoses by priority and helps students to write measurable goal statements
  • NIC/NOC labels link content to nursing diagnoses
  • NEW care plan guidelines on disaster considerations during catastrophic events
  • Shows students how to document for government regulations and third-party payers, and the latest JCAHO and ANA standards are included
  • DRGs are identified with projected mean length of stay
  • New and revised nursing diagnoses and updated terminology through the latest NANDA conference

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803609464
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
873
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Issues and Trends in Medical/Surgical Nursing1
2The Nursing Process: Planning Care with Nursing Diagnoses6
3Critical Thinking: Adaptation of Theory to Practice11
4Cardiovascular32
5Respiratory115
6Neurological/Sensory Disorders198
7Gastrointestinal Disorders304
8Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders363
9Diseases of the Blood/Blood-Forming Organs476
10Renal and Urinary Tract518
11Women's Reproductive592
12Orthopedic613
13Integumentary651
14Systemic Infections and Immunological Disorders672
15General742
Bibliography861
Index of Nursing Diagnoses869

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