Nursing Diagnosis Handbook - CD-ROM PDA Software Powered by Skyscape

An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care


  • Betty Ackley, MSN, EdS, RN, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; President, The Betty Ackley LLC, Jackson, MI
  • Gail Ladwig, MSN, RN, CHTP, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; Co-Owner and Nursing Consultant, Holistic Choices; Healing Touch Practitioner, Jackson, MI

An indispensable resource in the clinical setting, this convenient handheld software offers on-the-go access to all of the essential care planning information in the 8th edition of Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care. It puts essential guidance at your fingertips for every stage of the assessment and critical thinking process to help you build customized care plans for each patient's unique condition, health history, symptoms, and mental state. Quick-reference software features include full-text search, annotation capabilities, and cross-linking between all Skyscape products.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05208-5

Table of Contents

Section I: Nursing Process, Nursing Diagnosis, and Evidence-Based Nursing

Section II: Guide to Nursing Diagnoses

Section III: Guide to Planning Care

A. Nursing Diagnoses Arranged by Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

B. Nursing Diagnoses Arranged by Gordon's Functional Health Patterns

C. Wellness-Oriented Diagnostic Categories

D. A Guide to Using the Equianalgesic Charts