This concise, easy-to-read pocket guide puts everything students need to formulate nursing diagnoses and construct care plans right at their fingertips. Incorporating the latest NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses, this updated edition integrates the nursing process throughout and fits in a pocket for fast, efficient use in any clinical, classroom or simulation setting. A consistent, full-color design makes accessing information and designing care plans quick and easy, and up-to-date, evidence-based coverage helps students craft plans that meet patients’ healthcare needs.
UPDATED!2018-2020 NANDA-I diagnosis and standards, Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) labels incorporated throughout ensure clinical confidence and the most effective care plans.
NEW! 17 new diagnoses keep students up to date with the latest clinical approaches in nursing practice.
UPDATED! Alphabetical diagnoses organization makes it easier than ever to find the information students need in an instant.
Compact, portable format puts essential information within students’ grasp in any clinical setting.
Color-coded care plans help students quickly navigate the full spectrum of nursing care.
A unique assessment framework simplifies the writing of care plans with a comprehensive, easy-to-use template.
Three Appendices — Assessment Parameters, Taxonomy of Nursing Practice and Action Intervention Types — make frequently referenced information instantly available.