Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides

7th Edition

Prioritization, Delegation, and Critical Thinking

Editors:

  • Nancy Haugen
  • Sandra Galura
  • Key Features

    • Offers the most in-depth care plans of any planning book, fostering critical thinking and promoting effective clinical decision-making.
    • 33 separate nursing diagnosis care plans provide detailed interventions with rationales and documentation guidelines for the most common nursing diagnoses.
    • 65 comprehensive care plans serve as a complete reference for the most common disorders in acute care, extended care, and home care settings.
    • Body system organization makes content easy to locate.
    • Nursing/collaborative diagnoses are linked to actions and rationales.
    • Specific points for discharge teaching serve as guidelines 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 population group.

    Table of Contents

    1. PRIORITIZATION, DELEGATION, AND CLINICAL JUDGMENT IN CLIENT MANAGEMENT
    2. SELECTED NURSING DIAGNOSES, INTERVENTIONS, RATIONALES, AND DOCUMENTATION
    3. Activity Intolerance

      Airway Clearance, Ineffective

      Anxiety

      Aspiration, Risk for

      Breathing Pattern, Ineffective

      Cardiac Output, Decreased

      Comfort, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!

      Confusion, Acute, Risk for NEW!

      Constipation

      Contamination/Contamination, Risk for NEW!

      Coping, Ineffective

      Decision-Making, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!

      Diarrhea

      Falls, Risk for/Injury Risk for NEW!

      Fluid Volume, Deficient

      Fluid Volume, Excess

      Gas Exchange, Impaired

      Glucose Level, Risk for Unstable NEW!

      Grieving

      Health Behavior, Risk-Prone NEW!

      Infection, Risk for

      Mobility, Impaired Physical

      Nutrition, Imbalanced: Less Than Body Requirements

      Oral Mucous Membrane, Impaired

      Pain, Acute

      Self-Care, Readiness for Enhanced NEW!

      Self-Concept, Disturbed

      Skin Integrity, Impaired, Risk for

      Sleep Pattern, Disturbed

      Swallowing, Impaired

      Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective

      Urinary Incontinence

      Urinary Retention

    4. NURSING CARE OF THE CLIENT HAVING SURGERY
    5. Intravenous Conscious Sedation NEW!

      Preoperative Care

      Postoperative Care

    6. THE CLIENT WITH ALTERATIONS IN RESPIRATORY FUNCTION
    7. Asthma NEW!

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

      Mechani

    Details

    No. of pages:
    976
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437701746
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437717280