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ISBN-13 9780803639669
ISBN-13 9780803627826
Author(s): Doenges, Marilynn
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 1115

Updated with NANDA-I (2012-2014)Client-focused care planning begins with the right diagnosis!Carry this handy guide to make sure you select the appropriate diagnoses for your clients and develop safe and effective plans of care! Actions/interventions are uniquely organized by priority with selected rationales. You’ll find easy-to-reference Icons within the prioritized interventions for cultural; collaborative; community/home care; diagnostic studies; pediatric/geriatric/lifespan; and medications. Defining characteristics are presented subjectively and objectively. The documentation section focuses on the other steps of the nursing process, reminding you of the importance and necessity of recording each step. NIC and NOC labels appear at the end of each diagnosis. An alphabetical listing of more than 400 diseases/disorders, coded by specialty area, makes it easy for you to reference your client’s condition.As a bonus, you’ll have access to Davis’ Nursing Resource Center online at DavisPlus where you’ll find a searchable database with 800 diagnoses and wealth of clinical tools to help you learn how to plan and implement safe, individualized care.

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