This exciting new resource contains selected care plans for pediatric, maternal, and psychiatric nursing in addition to medical-surgical nursing care plans - 101 care plans in all. This allows students to use one book throughout the curriculum. Care plans are organized in four separate sections (medical-surgical, pediatric, maternal, and psychiatric) and within each section alphabetically by disorder/condition. The open and attractive two-color design, the latest NANDA nursing diagnoses, and desired outcomes featuring specific timeframes, make this the most student-friendly and clinically relevant nursing care plan book.The unique "four books in one" approach includes pediatric, maternal, and psychiatric nursing care plans in addition to medical-surgical care plans.Written by clinical experts in each subject area to ensure the most current, accurate, and clinically-relevant content available.Each care plan employs a consistent format of: Overview, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning.Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help students to apply concepts to clinical practice.An open and attractive two-color design facilitates quick and easy retrieval of information.Nursing interventions and rationales are listed in a clear two-column format to make the information more accessible.Related NIC interventions and NOC outcomes are listed for each nursing diagnosis.The Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning section highlights key patient education topics, as well as resources for further information.Health Care Setting is specified for each care plan, since these conditions are treated in various settings such as hospital, primary care, long-term care facility, community, and home care.Outcome criteria with specific timelines enable nurses to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care.Includes the most recent NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses.Separate care plans on Pain and End-of-Life Care focus on palliative care for patients with terminal illnesses, as well as relief of acute and chronic pain.
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