Ulrich & Canale’s Nursing Care Planning Guides - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323595421, 9780323595131

Ulrich & Canale’s Nursing Care Planning Guides

8th Edition

Prioritization, Delegation, and Clinical Reasoning

Authors: Nancy Haugen Sandra Galura
Paperback ISBN: 9780323595421
eBook ISBN: 9780323595131
eBook ISBN: 9780323595124
eBook ISBN: 9780323595148
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 27th September 2019
Page Count: 928

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Confidently plan individualized care for clients in acute care, extended care, and home care environments with Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides: Prioritization, Delegation, and Clinical Reasoning, 8th Edition. This in-depth nursing care planning guide features 31 detailed nursing diagnosis care plans and 63 disease/disorder care plans that are keyed to specific expected outcomes and interventions. With updated content and the most recent NANDA-I® nursing diagnoses, NIC® interventions, and NOC® outcomes, it reflects the latest nursing taxonomies and evidence-treatment protocols. You’ll also receive access to a popular Online Care Planner that allows you to edit and print standardized nursing diagnosis care plans.

Key Features

  • The most in-depth care plans of any nursing care planning book foster clinical reasoning and promote effective clinical decision-making.
  • 31 nursing diagnosis care plans provide detailed interventions with rationales and documentation guidelines for the most common NANDA-I® nursing diagnoses.
  • 63 in-depth disease/disorder care plans serve as a complete reference for the most common disorders in acute care, extended care, and home care settings.
  • UNIQUE! Care plan format with a focus on prioritized nursing interventions, interventions that can be delegated, and documentation criteria, as well as differentiation between independent and collaborative nursing actions, provides a comprehensive and practical care planning tool.
  • Online Care Planner on Evolve allows you to customize each of the 31 nursing diagnosis care plans.
  • In-depth patient teaching content, with each disorder care plan, concluding with a "Deficient Knowledge" diagnosis with extensive discharge teaching information, serves as a guideline 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 growing population group.
  • Nursing and collaborative diagnoses are linked to actions and rationales.
  • Animations, additional care plans, and skills videos on Evolve offer additional help in care planning.
  • Body system organization makes content easy to locate.

Table of Contents

1.Prioritization, Delegation, and Clinical Judgment in Client Management
2.NEW and UNIQUE! Nursing-Sensitive Indicators
3.Selected Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions, Rationales, and Documentation
4.Nursing Care of the Client Having Surgery
5.The Client With Alterations in Respiratory Function
6.The Client With Alterations in Cardiovascular Function
7.The Client With Alterations in Neurological Function
8.The Client With Alterations in Hematologic and Immune Function
9.The Client With Alterations in Metabolic Function
10.The Client With Alterations in the Gastrointestinal Tract
11.The Client With Alterations in the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
12.The Client With Alterations in the Kidney and Urinary Tract
13.The Client With Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function
14.The Client With Alterations in the Breast and Reproductive System
15.The Client Receiving Treatment for Neoplastic Disorders
16.Nursing Care of the Elderly Client
17.End-of-Life Nursing Care


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About the Author

Nancy Haugen

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and ABSN Program Chair, School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA, USA

Sandra Galura

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Nurse Educator, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL, USA