Nursing Diagnosis Handbook An Evidence Based Guide to Planning Care 10

Author: Betty J. Ackley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323085496
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Includes NEW! 4 Color text; updated 2012-2014 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses; the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan; the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan; QSEN Safety interventions and rationales; 100 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on the companion Evolve website; Root Causing Thinking and Motivational Interviewing appendixes on the companion Evolve website.

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook

Author: Betty J. Ackley
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323095283
Release Date: 2010-04-12
Genre: Medical

Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. The 10th edition of the Nursing Diagnosis Handbook makes formulating nursing diagnoses and creating individualized care plans a breeze. Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, this convenient reference shows you how to build customized care plans in three easy steps: assess, diagnose, plan. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales. Unique! Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website offers hands-on practice creating customized plans of care. Alphabetical thumb tabs allow quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. Suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. Recent and classic research examples promote evidence-based interventions and rationales. NEW! 4 Color text NEW! Includes updated 2012-2014 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses NEW! Provides the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan. NEW! QSEN Safety interventions and rationales NEW! 100 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on the companion Evolve website. NEW! Root Causing Thinking and Motivational Interviewing appendixes on the companion Evolve website

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

Author: Susan F. Wilson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323294171
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Medical

Using a nursing-oriented, holistic approach, this straightforward text provides you with a visual presentation to conducting physical examinations. This textbook clearly delineates the routine exam techniques from those exams for special circumstances or advanced practice. UNIQUE! Routine exams and exams for advanced practice are identified with a special icon to help you quickly and easily determine essential assessment content. Body system chapters are subdivided into clearly delineated sections to allow easy navigation among these consistent sections within the chapters. UNIQUE! End-of-chapter Documentation Samples demonstrate how to document client data and provide a practice context for client charting. UNIQUE! Special feature boxes outline common, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about health assessment and provide corresponding answers. Ethnic and Cultural Variations boxes present differences to anticipate among today’s multicultural client population and show how to vary the exam for varied populations. Separate sections for special circumstances or special needs show how to vary the exam for clients with special needs. Feature boxes outline Healthy People 2010 objectives to provide you thorough discussions of recommendations for health promotion and reducing risk. Interactive Activity Lists at the end of each chapter outline corresponding exercises, checklists, and lab forms that can be found on the companion CD-ROM. Case Studies with Clinical Reasoning Questions are provided at the end of each chapter to test your application of textbook material. NCLEX® exam-style review questions are included at the end of each chapter. PDA-Downloadable Exam Techniques are included on the Evolve companion website to allow you to easily access important summary exam information. UNIQUE! The 30 Core Assessment Skills identified by research as most commonly performed by nurses are now highlighted with a unique icon. UNIQUE! The companion CD-ROM now provides the Core Assessment Skills Checklists as quick step-by-step summaries for each of the 30 Core Assessment Skills. Two new chapters pull all of the essential exam and assessment content together into cohesive chapters for the infant and child and the older adult. UNIQUE! Clinical Reasoning Exemplars walk you through the thinking process of how an experienced nurse makes decisions. UNIQUE! Concept boxes feature eight concepts in the context of health assessment including pain, sleep, oxygenation, perfusion, tissue integrity, motion, sensory, and intracranial regulation.

Mosby s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis4

Author: Gail B. Ladwig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323089203
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

This pocket-sized reference is ideal for use in clinicals, in class and at the bedside! A condensed version of the Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 10th Edition, Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 4th edition uses a quick-access format to help you diagnose and formulate care plans with confidence and ease. It includes the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses based on more than 1,300 specific symptoms and a step-by-step guide to creating care plans featuring desired outcomes, interventions, and patient teaching. UNIQUE! Care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis, including pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, client/family teaching and discharge planning, and safety interventions Alphabetical thumb tabs provide quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses Pocketsize portability makes this book easy to carry and use in clinicals, in class, or at the bedside NEW! 4 Color Text NEW! Updated 2012-2014 NANDA-I-approved nursing diagnoses NEW! 16 new and 22 revised diagnoses NEW! Added content on safety, one of QSEN's six competencies

Basic Medical Language with Flash Cards E Book

Author: Danielle LaFleur Brooks
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323547505
Release Date: 2018-09-06
Genre: Medical

The perfect text for a shorter medical terminology course, Basic Medical Language, 6th Edition provides the foundation you need to confidently communicate with other members of your health care team. This basic medical vocabulary text focuses on building word skills by explaining a carefully selected group of suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms to provide the basis for recognizing and defining hundreds of medical terms. Clear, illustrated lessons present terms by body system, introducing word parts and providing review exercises that ask you to define terms or combine word parts to create terms. The new edition of this text also reinforces what you’ve learned with case studies, images, exercises and carefully crafted Evolve resources. Over 200 flash cards packaged free with the text make it easier for you to memorize terms. Electronic health record mockups provide exposure to the electronic health records that you will encounter in practice. Systemic presentation of medical terms helps you learn and recognize new words as you encounter them by combining parts. Case studies serve as review sections and provide additional opportunities for you to apply what you have learned. Engaging integrated exercises, including matching, building, and reading medical terms in context. Consistent organization and pacing of lessons ensures steady acquisition of terminology. Objectives integrated with headings clarify how the content is presented within lessons and show you how objectives relate to content. NEW! An expanded Career Focus feature highlights professionals whose work focuses on specific body systems. NEW! Integrated chapter quizzes test your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress. NEW! Updated terminology and illustrations provide students with the latest pathology and procedure information. NEW! Expanded abbreviation lists provide you with the most important healthcare abbreviations.

Nursing Care Plans

Author: Lynda Juall Carpenito
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469831985
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Electronic books

Learn how to create nursing care plans, effectively document care, and succeed in the course with Nursing Care Plans: Transitional Patient and Family Centered Care, Sixth Edition. Easy-to-understand and packed with practical tools to prepare you for clinical practice, this proven book focuses on the nursing plans that are most important, ensuring that you learn what you need to know and that you can find the information you need easily, without being distracted by irrelevant information.

Health Policy Analysis

Author: John W. Seavey
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826119230
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Medical

This supplemental text to health policy and health policy analysis core courses provides a step by step framework and guidance to prepare a policy analysis final paper or capstone project.

Pearson Nursing Diagnosis Handbook

Author: Judith M. Wilkinson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134340067
Release Date: 2016-03-04
Genre: Medical

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This pocket guide is intended to facilitate care planning for nursing students, staff nurses in a variety of settings, clinical nurse specialists, and staff development instructors. Intuitive organization and pocket-sized format gives nurses access to fast answers anywhere, in any care setting Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, Eleventh Edition, presents the current knowledge that nurses and nursing students need to develop superior individualized patient care plans. This convenient pocket guide has been expanded to include 25 new nursing diagnoses approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA International) for 2015-2017; to retire obsolete NANDA diagnoses; and to link to the latest Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) research-based outcomes and interventions. NANDA International, NOC, and NIC standardized terminology is generally used wherever appropriate. Reflecting key trends in the profession, it addresses family, community, and collaborative interventions, as well as gerontology and home care.

Winter Is Not Forever Seasons of the Heart Book 3

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 1585587397
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Genre: Fiction

Josh Jones realizes his family isn't typical, but it's the only life he's ever known. Aunt Lou, Gramps, Uncle Charlie, Grandpa--they all have shaped the young man he has become. But as he grows into manhood, Josh begins to face important questions about life, love, and faith. Three million books sold in the series!

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473927469
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Medical

Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education, and with detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory, the book encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments.

Acute Nursing Care

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317902782
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Medical

Delays in recognising deterioration or inappropriate management of people in acute care settings can result in late treatment, avoidable admissions to intensive care units and in some instances unnecessary deaths. As the role of the nurse in healthcare settings continues to change and evolve, today’s student nurses need to be equipped with the fundamental skills to recognise and manage deterioration in the patient in a competent and confident manner, as you learn to become practitioners of the future. Using a body systems approach and emphasising the central role and function of the nurse throughout, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential issues in this important subject. Topics covered include: recognition and identification of physiological deterioration in adults; identification of disordered physiology that may lead to a medical emergency linked to deterioration of normal function; relevant anatomy and physiology; pathophysiological changes and actions that need to be taken; immediate recognition and response; investigations, diagnosis and management issues; and teaching and preventative strategies.

Nursing Diagnoses

Author: Heather T. Herdman
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9781626239302
Release Date: 2017-06-28
Genre: Medical

Fully updated and revised by authors T. Heather Herdman, PhD, RN, FNI, and Shigemi Kamitsuru, PhD, RN, FNI, Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2018-2020, Eleventh Edition is the definitive guide to nursing diagnoses, as reviewed and approved by NANDA International (NANDA-I). In this new edition of a seminal text, the authors have written all introductory chapters at an undergraduate nursing level, providing the critical information needed for nurses to understand assessment, its link to diagnosis and clinical reasoning, and the purpose and use of taxonomic structure for the nurse at the bedside. Other changes include: 18 new nursing diagnoses and 72 revised diagnoses Updates to 11 nursing diagnosis labels, ensuring they are consistent with current literature and reflect a human response Modifications to the vast majority of the nursing diagnosis definitions, including especially Risk Diagnoses Standardization of diagnostic indicator terms (defining characteristics, related factors, risk factors, associated conditions, and at-risk populations) to further aid clarity for readers and clinicians Coding of all diagnostic indicator terms for those using electronic versions of the terminology Web-based resources include chapter and reference lists for new diagnoses Rigorously updated and revised, Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2018-2020, Eleventh Edition is a must-have resource for all nursing students, professional nurses, nurse educators, nurse informaticists, and nurse administrators.

Nursing Interventions Clinical Skills

Author: Anne Griffin Perry
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323069681
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage in Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 6th Edition makes it easy to master the clinical skills required in everyday nursing practice. Clear guidelines address 159 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills - from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device - and step-by-step instructions emphasize the use of evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. Its friendly, easy-to-read writing style includes a streamlined format and an Evolve companion website with review questions and handy checklists for each skill. Coverage of 159 skills and interventions addresses basic, intermediate, and advanced skills you'll use every day in practice. UNIQUE! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter provides the information needed to use evidence-based practice to solve clinical problems. Safe Patient Care Alerts highlight unusual risks in performing skills, so you can plan ahead at each step of nursing care. Delegation & Collaboration guidelines help you make decisions in whether to delegate a skill to unlicensed assistive personnel, and indicates what key information must be shared. Special Considerations indicate additional risks or accommodations you may face when caring for pediatric or geriatric patients, and patients in home care settings. Documentation guidelines include samples of nurses' notes showing what should be reported and recorded after performing skills. A consistent format for nursing skills makes it easier to perform skills, always including Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. A Glove icon identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Media resources include skills performance checklists on the Evolve companion website and related lessons, videos, and interactive exercises on Nursing Skills Online. NEW coverage of evidence-based techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes includes the concept of care bundles, structured practices that have been proven to improve the quality of care, and teach-back, a new step that shows how you can evaluate your success in patient teaching. NEW! Coverage of HCAHPS (Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective) introduces a concept now widely used to evaluate hospitals across the country. NEW! Teach-Back step shows how to evaluate the success of patient teaching, so you can be sure that the patient has mastered a task or consider trying additional teaching methods. NEW! Updated 2012 Infusion Nurses Society standards are incorporated for administering IVs, as well as other changes in evidence-based practice. NEW topics include communication with cognitively impaired patients, discharge planning and transitional care, and compassion fatigue for professional and family caregivers.