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Nursing Diagnosis Manual is a complete reference that can help nursing students and clinicians identify interventions commonly associated with specific nursing diagnoses across the client's life span to help plan, individualize, and document client care. Using the standard nursing language of NANDA (nursing diagnoses), NIC (interventions), and NOC (outcomes), this manual offers Editorial Reviews: Reviewer: Carole A. Kenner, RNC, DNS, FAAN (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing) Description: This nursing diagnosis book focuses on the implementation and intervention strategies needed to plan and document outcomes of care. The interventions are categorized by the use of icons representing cultural considerations, collaborative efforts, community/home care, diagnostic studies, pediatric/geriatric/lifespan considerations, or medications. Purpose: The purpose is to provide practicing or student nurse with a vehicle to identify interventions that are linked with specific NANDA nursing diagnostic statements. The book also stresses the importance of evaluation of the plan and the documentation of outcomes. These worthy objectives are met. Audience: The intended audience is practicing and student nurses. The authors are leading authorities in the area of nursing process. Features: The book moves from presenting the basics of the nursing process and evidence-based practice to the linkages between NANDA, NIC, and NOC. One chapter presents mind mapping as a way to achieve individualized care and to view the client holistically. The wonderful illustrations guide the reader through the process of each client problem, diagnostic statement, signs and symptoms, on to nursing actions, and expected outcomes-a very powerful learning tool.

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General Information  
Author(s)DOENGES
PublisherFA Davis Company
Edition4
ISBN9780803628045
Pages1033
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearApril 2013