Ackley & Ladwig’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 7th Edition
With this pocket-sized guide, your students will make nursing diagnoses and formulate care plans with confidence! Ackley and Ladwig’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 7th Edition provides quick access to more than 1300 specific client symptoms and a logical, step-by-step guide to care planning. A condensed version of Ackley and Ladwig’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 13th Edition, this guide is updated with the 2021-2023 NANDA-I® approved nursing diagnoses. Care plans are suggested for each diagnosis, including interventions, desired outcomes, and patient teaching. It’s ideal for use in in class, clinicals, or at the bedside!
- Section I: Guide to Nursing Diagnoses includes an alphabetical listing of client symptoms, client problems, medical diagnoses, psychosocial diagnoses, and clinical states, along with suggested 2021-2023 NANDA-I® approved nursing diagnoses, allowing you to evaluate and select an appropriate diagnosis for the client.
- Section II: Guide to Planning Care includes care plans for all 2021-2023 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, including evidence-based, independent, collaborative, geriatric, pediatric, home care, and culturally competent interventions, as well as client/family teaching and discharge planning.
- Pocket-size portability makes this book easy to carry and use in in class, clinicals, or at the bedside.
- Alphabetical thumb tabs provide quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses.
- Index of NANDA-I Diagnoses is included on the inside front and back covers.
- NEW and UNIQUE! 2021-2023 NANDA-I® approved nursing diagnoses are updated with new and revised diagnoses.
- NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses include class and domain information consistent with the current NANDA-I.
SECTION I Guide to Nursing Diagnosis
SECTION II Guide to Planning Care
Marina Reyna Martinez-Kratz, MS, RN, CNE, Professor of Nursing Jackson College and Mary Beth Flynn Makic, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN, FNAP, FCNS, Professor, University of Colorado College of Nursing, Aurora, Colorado; Nurse Scientist, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado