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Prentice Hall Nursing Diagnosis Handbook (9th Edition)

Prentice Hall Nursing Diagnosis Handbook (9th Edition)
Author: Judith M. Wilkinson - Nancy R. Ahern
ISBN 13: 9780138131142
ISBN 10: 138131147
Edition: 9th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-03-15
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 1056
List Price: $55.40

This easy-to-use guide gives students instant access to information needed to write thorough, individualized care plans based on the most recent NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses. Nursing Interventions Classifications (NIC) and Nursing Outcome Classifications (NOC) are incorporated throughout. The guide presents diagnoses associated with medical, surgical, psychiatric, perinatal, and pediatric patient populations. Each Plan of Care includes: definition of nursing diagnosis, defining characteristics, related factors, suggestions for use, suggested alternative diagnoses, expected outcomes and evaluation criteria, NIC/NOC taxonomy, and suggested nursing actions.