Nursing Care Planning Guides: Prioritization, Delegation, and Critical Thinking

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-08-01
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO

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Practical and comprehensive, this essential resource helps you plan individualized care for clients in a variety of settings, including acute care, extended care, and home care environments. It features 33 detailed nursing diagnosis care plans and 65 disease/disorder care plans that are keyed to specific expected outcomes and interventions. This book also includes the popular Online Care Planner that allows you to edit and print standardized nursing diagnosis care plans. Offers the most in-depth care plans of any planning book, fostering critical thinking and promoting effective clinical decision-making.33 separate nursing diagnosis care plans provide detailed interventions with rationales and documentation guidelines for the most common nursing diagnoses.65 comprehensive care plans serve as a complete reference for the most common disorders in acute care, extended care, and home care settings.Body system organization makes content easy to locate.Nursing/collaborative diagnoses are linked to actions and rationales.Specific points for discharge teaching serve as guidelines for planning client education.A complete discussion of caring for older adult clients and changes that occur with aging helps you understand the unique considerations of caring for this population group.A new care plan format focuses on prioritized nursing interventions, interventions that can be delegated, and documentation criteria, as well as differentiating between independent and collaborative nursing actions.Features 8 new nursing diagnosis care plans on topics such as comfort, confusion, contamination, decision-making, falls/injury, unstable glucose level, risk-prone health behavior, and self-care.Includes 9 new disease/disorder care plans for Abdominal Trauma, Alzheimer's Disease, Asthma, Enteral Nutrition, Intravenous Conscious Sedation, Internal Radiation Therapy (Brachytherapy), Mechanical Ventilation, Parkinson's Disease, and Total Parenteral Nutrition.Evidence-based practice content presents the latest research findings and standards of care.Updated NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC interventions, and NOC outcomes reflect the latest nursing taxonomies.An open, user-friendly design makes it easy to quickly locate essential information.The companion Evolve website features 27 new narrated 3D pathophysiology animations that correspond to disorders content in the text.

Table of Contents

Prioritization, Delegation, And Clinical Judgment In Client Management
Selected Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions, Rationales, And Documentation
Activity Intolerance
Airway Clearance, Ineffective
Aspiration, Risk for
Breathing Pattern, Ineffective
Cardiac Output, Decreased
Comfort, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!
Confusion, Acute, Risk for NEW!
Contamination/Contamination, Risk for NEW!
Coping, Ineffective
Decision-Making, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!
Falls, Risk for/Injury Risk for NEW!
Fluid Volume, Deficient
Fluid Volume, Excess
Gas Exchange, Impaired
Glucose Level, Risk for Unstable NEW!
Health Behavior, Risk-Prone NEW!
Infection, Risk for
Mobility, Impaired Physical
Nutrition, Imbalanced: Less Than Body Requirements
Oral Mucous Membrane, Impaired
Pain, Acute
Self-Care, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!
Self-Concept, Disturbed
Skin Integrity, Impaired, Risk for
Sleep Pattern, Disturbed
Swallowing, Impaired
Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Retention
Nursing Care Of The Client Having Surgery
Intravenous Conscious Sedation NEW!
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
The Client With Alterations In Respiratory Function
Asthma NEW!
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Mechanical Ventilation NEW!
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracic Surgery
The Client With Alterations In Cardiovascular Function
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Angina Pectoris
Carotid Endarterectomy
Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Deep Vein Thrombosis/Thromboembolism
Femoropopliteal Bypass
Heart Failure
Heart Surgery: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) or Valve Replacement
Myocardial Infarction
Pacemaker/Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation
The Client With Alterations In Neurological Function
Alzheimer's Disease NEW!
Cerebrovascular Accident
Craniocerebral Trauma/Craniotomy
Parkinson's Disease NEW!
Spinal Cord Injury
The Client With Alterations In Hematologic And Immune Function
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
The Client With Alterations In Metabolic Function
Diabetes Mellitus
Hyperthyroidism /Thyroidectomy
The Client With Alterations In The Gastrointestinal Tract
Abdominal Trauma NEW!
Bowel Diversion: Ileostomy
Enteral Nutrition NEW!
Gastric Reduction/Bariatric Surgery
Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleed, Acute
Intestinal Obstruction/Bowel Resection
Peptic Ulcer
Total Parenteral Nutrition NEW!
Upper Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
The Client With Alterations In The Liver, Biliary Tract, And Pancreas
Pancreatitis, Acute
The Client With Alterations In The Kidney And Urinary Tract
Bladder Neck Suspension (Vesicourethral Suspension)
Cystectomy with Urinary Diversion
Renal Failure (Acute and Chronic)
The Client With Alterations In Musculoskeletal Function
Fractured Hip with Internal Fixation or Prosthesis Insertion
Laminectomy/Diskectomy With or Without Fusion
Total Joint Arthroplasty
The Client With Alterations In The Breast And Reproductive System
Colporrhaphy (Anterior and Posterior Repair)
Hysterectomy With Salpingectomy and Oophorectomy
Radical Prostatectomy
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
The Client Receiving Treatment For Neoplastic Disorders
External Radiation Therapy (Teletherapy)
Internal Radiation Therapy (Brachytherapy) NEW!
Nursing Care Of The Elderly Client
End-Of-Life Nursing Care
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