Nursing Care Plans & Documentation: Nursing Diagnoses and Collaborative Problems

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009 - Medical - 814 pages

The Fifth Edition of Nursing Care Plans and Documentation provides nurses with a comprehensive guide to creating care plans and effectively documenting care. This user-friendly resource presents the most likely diagnoses and collaborative problems with step-by-step guidance on nursing action, and rationales for interventions. The author also details research for individuals and families undergoing diagnostic procedures or medical and surgical interventions. The book includes over 70 care plans that translate theory into clinical practice.

A new chapter covers moral distress in nursing and presents strategies to reduce its effect on nurses. An innovative new chapter on wellness discusses how to improve hospitalized patient outcomes. Other new topics covered include nursing diagnosis risk for compromised human dignity.

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Contents

Documentation of Nursing Care
9
11 Steps to Care Planning
27
Response to the Surgical Experience
38
Reducing Moral Distress in Nurses
50
Section 1 MEDICAL CONDITIONS
61
Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular
83
Respiratory Disorders
118
Pneumonia
137
Colostomy
525
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
540
Cranial Surgery
554
Enucleation
565
Urostomy
655
Section 3 DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES
667
Chemotherapy
678
Corticosteroid Therapy
691

Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
145
Gastrointestinal Disorders
190
Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders
212
Neurologic Disorders
236
Clinical Situations
441
Section 2 SURGICAL PROCEDURES
463
Generic Care Plan for the Surgical Client 464 Fractured Hip and Femur 572
485
Arterial Bypass Grafting in
497
Breast Surgery Lumpectomy Mastectomy 503 Neck Dissection 614
511
Cataract Extraction
517
Enteral Nutrition
699
Hemodialysis
707
LongTerm Venous Access Devices
713
Mechanical Ventilation
719
Pacemaker Insertion Permanent
726
Peritoneal Dialysis
736
Radiation Therapy
746
Total Parenteral Nutrition
756
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