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Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) / Edition 5

Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) / Edition 5

by Gloria M. Bulechek
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With the full range of nursing interventions, this research-based classification system standardizes and defines the knowledge base for nursing curricula and practice. Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), 5th Edition communicates the nature of nursing and facilitates the appropriate selection and documentation of nursing interventions by nurses.

This updated and revised 5th edition includes: Over 500 research-based nursing intervention labels with specific activities, each including a definition and suggested background readings for further research covering the full range of nursing interventions-physiologic and psychosocial; illness treatment and prevention; health promotion; individual, group, family, and community; indirect and direct care; and independent and collaborative interventions. New! More coverage of interventions with 34 brand-new interventions to address important topics, including defibrillator management, forensic data collection, medication reconciliation, thrombolytic therapy management, and burn wound care. New! Revised content on 83 interventions to provide the most up-to-date information on a wide variety of interventions, including chemotherapy management, hypnosis, radiation therapy management, exercise therapy, and shock prevention. New! Updated and expanded lists of core interventions for 45 nursing specialties. New! Updated and expanded list of estimated time and educational level necessary to perform NIC interventions. New! Publication facts line for each intervention that indicates the timeline for development and revision of the intervention. New! Access to web-based linkages between nursing interventions and 2007-2008 NANDA-I diagnoses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900323053401
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/02/2007
Series: Nursing Interventions Classification Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 976
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Construction and Use of the Classification     1
An Overview of the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC)     3
Development, Testing, and Implementation of NIC: 1987-2006     19
Use of NIC     44
Taxonomy of Nursing Interventions     71
The Classification     93
Core Interventions for Nursing Speciality Areas     805
Estimated Time and Education Level Necessary to Perform NIC Interventions     835
Appendixes     859
Interventions: New, Revised, and Retired Since the Fourth Edition     861
Guidelines for Submission of a New or Revised Intervention     864
Timeline and Highlights: Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC)     869
Call for Expert Reviewers: Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness     874
Selected Publications     877
Abbreviations     888

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