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.
- 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.
New to this Edition
- NEW and UNIQUE! A completely new chapter on nursing-sensitive indicators features care plans devoted to "measures and indicators that reflect the structure, processes and outcomes of nursing care" (American Nurses Association, 2004), as well as financial implications for healthcare organizations.
- NEW! The most recent NANDA-I® nursing diagnoses, NIC® interventions, and NOC® outcomes reflect the most up-to-date nursing taxonomies.
- NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-treatment protocols and national and international guidelines.
By Nancy Haugen, RN, MN, PhD, Associate Professor and ABSN Program Chair, School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA, USA and Sandra J. Galura, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL, USA