Nursing Diagnosis Handbook
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, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; Co-Owner and Nursing Consultant, Holistic Choices; Healing Touch Practitioner, Jackson, MI
- Published: February 2013
- Imprint: MOSBY
- ISBN: 978-0-323-08549-6
Table of Contents
Section I: Nursing Diagnosis, the Nursing Process and Evidence Based Nursing
- An explanation of how to make a nursing diagnosis and plan care using the nursing process and evidence based nursing.
Section II: Guide to Nursing Diagnoses
Section III: Guide to Planning Care
- Definitions, defining characteristics, risk factors, related factors, suggested NOC outcomes, client outcomes, suggested NIC interventions, interventions with rationales for each alphabetized nursing diagnosis where appropriate: client/family teaching and discharge planning, geriatric, home care, multicultural, pediatric and safety.