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Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span / Edition 9

Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span / Edition 9

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  • 167 care plans focuses on individualized care for clients across the lifespan.
  • Provides guidelines that cover total patient needs—physical, cultural, sexual, nutritional, and psychosocial.
  • Offers a client assessment database for each medical condition for quick review and retrieval of information.
  • Presents diagnoses by priority.
  • Applies the body system approach to care planning.
  • Contains comprehensive rationales for every intervention.
  • Covers complementary therapies.
  • Shows what to expect in the hospital and community-based settings.
  • Explains how to document for government regulations and third-party payers.
  • Identifies discharge plan considerations.
  • Presents diagnostic studies with explanations of the reason for the test and what the results mean.
  • Begins each chapter with a glossary.
  • Care plans addressing acutely ill patients.
  • Includes an Index of Nursing Diagnoses with page numbers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803630413
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Pages: 1008
Sales rank: 252,071
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


  1. Issues and Trends in Medical/Surgical Nursing
  2. The Nursing Process: Planning Care with Nursing Diagnoses
  3. Critical Thinking: Adaptation of Theory to Practice
  4. Cardiovascular Disorders
  5. Respiratory Disorders
  6. Neurological/Sensory Disorders
  7. Gastrointestinal Disorders
  8. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
  9. Blood/Blood-Forming Organ Disorders
  10. Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders
  11. Women's Reproductive Disorders
  12. Orthopedic Disorders
  13. Integumentary Disorders
  14. Systemic Infections and Immunological Disorders
  15. General Concerns


Index of Nursing Diagnoses

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