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All-In-One Care Planning Resource / Edition 3

All-In-One Care Planning Resource / Edition 3

by Pamela L. SwearingenPamela L. Swearingen


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The only book with nursing care plans for all core clinical areas, All-In-One Care Planning Resource, 3rd Edition, provides 100 care plans with the nursing diagnoses and interventions you need to know to care for patients in all settings. It includes care plans for pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric nursing in addition to medical-surgical nursing, so you can use just one book throughout your entire nursing curriculum. A new online care plan tutorial walks you through the steps of creating care plans, and updates keep you current with the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, QSEN patient safety standards, and evidence-based practice guidelines. Edited by Pamela Swearingen, this book is known for its clear, straightforward approach, its practical and consistent format, and its detailed rationales.

  • Updates from clinical experts ensure the most current, accurate, and clinically relevant content available.
  • A consistent format for each care plan allows faster lookup of key content, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning.
  • Color-coded sections for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing make it easy to find information quickly.
  • Prioritized nursing diagnoses are listed in order of importance and physiologic need.
  • A two-column format for nursing assessments/interventions and rationales makes it easier to scan information.
  • Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you to apply concepts to clinical practice.
  • Outcome criteria with specific timelines help you to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care.
  • NANDA-I taxonomy updates keep you current with NANDA-I terminology and current diagnoses.
  • Updated content covers the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, QSEN patient safety standards, and evidence-based practice guidelines.
  • 16 new and updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses include adult failure to thrive, chronic confusion, risk for shock, interrupted breastfeeding, and impaired environmental interpretation syndrome.
  • Unique! The companion Evolve website includes a narrated online care planning tutorial with step-by-step guidance on how to create accurate and comprehensive care plans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323074209
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/17/2011
Pages: 798
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Medical-Surgical Nursing Care Plans

General Care Plans

1. Cancer Care

2. Pain

3. Perioperative Care

4. Prolonged Bedrest

5. Psychosocial Support

6. Psychosocial Support for the Patient's Family and Significant Other

7. Older Adult Care

8. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Respiratory Care Plans

9. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

10. Pneumonia

11. Pneumothorax/Hemothorax

12. Pulmonary Embolus

13. Pulmonary Tuberculosis

14. Respiratory Failure, Acute

Cardiovascular Care Plans

15. Aneurysms

16. Atherosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease

17. Cardiac and Noncardiac Shock (Circulatory Failure)

18. Cardiac Surgery

19. Coronary Artery Disease

20. Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances

21. Heart Failure

22. Hypertension

23. Pulmonary Hypertension

24. Venous Thrombosis/Thrombophlebitis

Renal-Urinary Care Plans

25. Renal Failure, Acute

26. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

27. Chronic Kidney Disease

28. Care of the Patient Undergoing Hemodialysis

29. Care of the Patient Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis

30. Care of the Renal Transplant Recipient

31. Ureteral Calculi

32. Urinary Diversions

33. Urinary Tract Obstruction

Neurologic Care Plans

34. General Care of Patients with Neurologic Disorders

35. Bacterial Meningitis

36. Guillain-Barre Syndrome

37. Intervertebral Disk Disease

38. Multiple Sclerosis

39. Parkinsonism

40. Seizures and Epilepsy

41. Spinal Cord Injury

42. Stroke

43. Traumatic Brain Injury

Endocrine Care Plans

44. Diabetes Insipidus

45. Diabetes Mellitus

46. Diabetic Ketoacidosis

47. Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome

48. Hyperthyroidism

49. Hypothyroidism

50. Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone

Gastrointestinal Care Plans

51. Abdominal Trauma

52. Appendicitis

53. Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis

54. Cirrhosis

55. Crohn's Disease

56. Fecal Diversions: Colostomy, Ileostomy, and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomoses

57. Hepatitis

58. Pancreatitis

59. Peptic Ulcer Disease

60. Peritonitis

61. Ulcerative Colitis

Hematologic Care Plans

62. Anemias of Chronic Disease

63. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

64. Polycythemia

65. Thrombocytopenia

Musculoskeletal Care Plans

66. Amputation

67. Fractures

68. Joint Replacement Surgery

69. Osteoarthritis

70. Osteoporosis

71. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Special Needs Care Plans

72. Caring for Individuals with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

73. Managing Wound Care

74. Providing Nutritional Support

Part II: Pediatric Nursing Care Plans

75. Asthma

76. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

77. Bronchiolitis

78. Burns

79. Cerebral Palsy

80. Child Abuse and Neglect

81. Cystic Fibrosis

82. Diabetes Mellitus in Children

83. Fractures in Children

84. Gastroenteritis

85. Otitis Media

86. Poisoning

87. Sickle Cell Pain Crisis

Part III: Maternity Nursing Care Plans

88. Bleeding in Pregnancy

89. Diabetes in Pregnancy

90. Hyperemesis Gravidarum

91. Postpartum Wound Infection

92. Preeclampsia

93. Preterm Labor

94. Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

Part IV: Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

95. Anxiety Disorders

96. Bipolar Disorder (Manic Component)

97. Dementia-Alzheimer's Type

98. Major Depression

99. Schizophrenia

100. Substance Abuse Disorders


A. Infection Prevention and Control

B. Laboratory Tests Discussed in this Manual: Normal Values (Adults)

C. Normal Laboratory Values (Pediatric Patients)

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