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Nursing Care Plans - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Nursing Care Plans - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

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The bestselling nursing care planning book on the market, Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 8th Edition covers the most common medical-surgical nursing diagnoses and clinical problems seen in adults. It includes 217 care plans, each reflecting the latest evidence and best practice guidelines. NEW to this edition are 13 new care plans and two new chapters including care plans that address health promotion and risk factor management along with basic nursing concepts that apply to multiple body systems. Written by expert nursing educators Meg Gulanick and Judith Myers, this reference functions as two books in one, with 147 disorder-specific and health management nursing care plans and 70 nursing diagnosis care plans to use as starting points in creating individualized care plans.

  • Includes the most extensive array of care plans found in any nursing care planning book, with 68 nursing diagnosis care plans and 143 disease/disorder/procedure care plans, for a total of 211.
  • An introductory chapter explains essential concepts such as the components of a care plan, NIC and NOC classification systems, and how to create a care plan.
  • Pre-formatted nursing diagnosis care plans include a NANDA definition, a brief explanation of the diagnosis, related NOC outcomes and NIC interventions, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions.
  • Pre-formatted disorders care plans include synonyms for the disorder (for ease in cross referencing), a clear and succinct definition of the disorder, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, NIC interventions and NOC outcomes, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions for each relevant nursing diagnosis.
  • Eye-catching icons differentiate between dependent and independent interventions to help you better understand how to function in collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • Updated content incorporates the latest evidence-based data and best practice guidelines to help you provide the highest quality nursing care.
  • Revised and expanded rationales include explanations for nursing interventions to help you understand what the nurse does and why.
  • Expanded and more specific outcome statements for each nursing diagnosis help you develop measurable patient outcomes.
  • New content on patient safety and preventable complications addresses national initiatives and discusses the nurse's responsibility in preventing complications such as falls, pressure ulcers, infections, etc. QSEN competencies are integrated throughout.
  • 11 new disorder care plans include:
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Solid Organ Transplant
    • Hemodialysis
    • Breast Reduction
    • Pelvic Relaxation Disorder
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Psoriasis
  • 6 new nursing diagnoses care plans include:
    • Impaired Dentition
    • Disturbed Energy Field
    • Readiness for Enhanced Immunization
    • Sedentary Lifestyle
    • Post-Trauma Syndrome
    • Relocation Stress Syndrome
  1. Using Nursing Care Plans to Individualize and Improve Care
  2. Nursing Diagnosis Care Plans
  3. Health Promotion and Risk Factor Management Care Plans NEW!
  4. Basic Nursing Concepts Care Plans NEW!
  5. Cardiac and Vascular Care Plans
  6. Pulmonary Care Plans
  7. Neurological Care Plans
  8. Gastrointestinal and Digestive Care Plans
  9. Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Care Plans
  10. Hematolymphatic, Immunological, and Oncological Care Plans
  11. Renal and Urinary Tract Care Plans
  12. Men's Health Care Plans
  13. Women's Health Care Plans
  14. Endocrine and Metabolic Care Plans
  15. Integumentary Care Plans

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Meg Gulanick, PhD, APRN, FAAN, Professor, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois and Judith L. Myers, RN, MSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa

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