Nurse's Pocket Guide

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Edition: 15th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2019-03-05
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Summary

Nursing school = buy this book.“This is a MUST buy if it's not required for your nursing program. It makes care plans 100x easier, and makes you sound smarter. BUY BUY BUY.”—J.S., Amazon Reviewer

You won't regret buying this book!!!“This book has been so helpful to me throughout my time in nursing school. I don't know how I would have made it through without this book. It is so helpful when you are writing nursing diagnosis. I have never been very good at writing them but this book helps me tremendously.”—Ashley R., Amazon Reviewer

The perfect pocket guide

This quick-reference tool has what you need to select the appropriate diagnosis to plan your patients’ care effectively. The 15th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions. A laminated “pocket minder” bookmark makes diagnosis even easier.

Table of Contents

How to Use the Nurse’s Pocket Guide

CHAPTER 1
The Nursing Process and Planning Client Care

CHAPTER 2
Nursing Diagnoses in Alphabetical Order
For each nursing diagnosis, the following information is provided:
Diagnostic Division
Definition
Related/Risk Factors
Defining Characteristics: Subjective/Objective
Desired Outcomes/Evaluation Criteria
Actions/Interventions
Nursing Priorities
Documentation Focus
Sample Nursing Outcomes & Nursing Interventions Classifications (NOC/NIC)

CHAPTER 3
Health Conditions and Client Concerns With Associated Nursing Diagnoses

APPENDIX 1
Tools for Choosing Nursing Diagnoses
SECTION 1
Adult Medical/Surgical Assessment Tool
SECTION 2
Diagnostic Divisions: Nursing Diagnoses Organized According to a Nursing Focus

APPENDIX 2
SECTION 1
Client Situation and Prototype Plan of Care
Plan of Care For Client with Diabetes Mellitus
SECTION 2
Another Approach to Planning Client Care—Mind or Concept Mapping

BIBLIOGRAPHY (See DavisPlus)

INDEX

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