Understanding the Nursing Process: Concept Mapping and Care Planning for Students

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 639 pages
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Written by the author of the best-selling texts on nursing diagnosis and care plans, Understanding the Nursing Process is the first book to tutor students on the nursing process, concept mapping, and care planning all in one text. It guides students systematically through each step, focusing sharply on fundamental need-to-know concepts and using easy-to-understand case studies and learning activities. To teach care planning, the text presents selected nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems that are appropriate for beginning students and grouped from simple to complex. An Instructor's Resource CD-ROM shows how to use the book in a clinical nursing course.

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This book is very clear and understandable. i love it and it really helped with my assiggnment

Contents

NURSING PROCESS AND CONCEPT MAPPING
1
Activity Intolerance
96
Anxiety
104
Body Temperature Risk for Imbalanced
113
Comfort Impaired
119
Communication Impaired
128
Communication Impaired Verbal
136
Confusion Chronic
151
Incontinence Urge
268
Infection Transmission Risk for
280
Therapeutic Regimen Management Ineffective
302
Nausea
310
Less Than Body Requirements
320
MoreThan Body Requirements
329
Pain Chronic
340
Physical Mobility Impaired
350

Constipation
157
Compromised
166
Disuse Syndrome
174
Family Processes Interrupted
186
Fatigue
196
Fear
205
Health Maintenance Ineffective
224
HealthSeeking Behaviors
243
Imbalanced Fluid Volume Risk for
252
Incontinence Reflex
260
Protection Ineffective
366
COLLABORATIVE PROBLEMS
487
Respiratory System
504
Metabolic and Immune System
511
RenalUrinary Systems
518
Neurologic System
527
Musculoskeletal System
546
Bibliography
615
Fluid Volume Deficient 211
630
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