Application of Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis An Interactive Text for Diagnostic Reasoning

ISBN-10: 0803629125
ISBN-13: 9780803629127
Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $46.50
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 12/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

When you understand the whys of each step the nursing process, it s easier easy to understand how to apply them in the ‘real world in which you will practice. Take an interactive, step-by-step approach to developing the diagnostic reasoning and problem-solving skills you need to think like a nurse with the resources you ll find in this unique workbook style text.

Practice Activities and Work Pages
The Nursing Process: Delivering Quality Care
The Nursing Profession
Definition of Nursing
The Nursing Process
How the Nursing Process Works
Practice Advantages of the Nursing Process
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Classical Publications
Current Publications
The Assessment Step: Developing the Client Database
The Client Database
Framework for Data Collection
The Interview Process
The Nursing Interview: Questioning and Listening
The Client History
Guidelines for History-Taking
Listen Carefully
Active Listening
Objectivity
Manageable Detail
Sequence Information
Document Clearly
Record Data in a Timely Way
Physical Examination: The Hands-On Phase
Focus and Preparation
Assessment Methods
Equipment Needs
Follow-Up Considerations
Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures: Supporting Evidence
Organizing Information Elements
Clustering the Collected Data
Reviewing and Validating Findings
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Genogram References
The Diagnosis Step: Analyzing the Data
Defining Nursing Diagnosis
The Use of Nursing Diagnoses
Identifying Client Needs
Diagnostic Reasoning: Analyzing the Client Database
Step 1: Problem Sensing
Step 2: Rule-Out Process
Step 3: Synthesizing the Data
Step 4: Evaluating or Confirming the Hypothesis
Step 5: List the Client's Needs
Step 6: Reevaluate the Client Problem List
Other Considerations for Need/Problem Identification
Writing a Client Diagnostic Statement: Using Pes Format
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Nursing Language, Classification, Theory, and Taxonomy
Texts
Validation of Nursing Diagnoses
Accuracy of Nursing Diagnoses
Health Promotion
Omaha System
Clinical Care Classification (Home Healthcare Classification)
Perioperative Nursing Data Set
The Planning Step: Creating the Plan of Care
Setting Priorities for Client Care
Establishing Client Goals
Identifying Desired Outcomes
Selecting Appropriate Nursing Interventions
The Client Plan of Care
Discharge Planning
Documenting the Plan of Care
Validating the Plan of Care
Professional Concerns Related to the Plan of Care
Putting it All Together
A Complementary Approach-Concept or Mind Mapping
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Nursing Outcomes
Nursing Interventions
Nursing Language
The Implementation Step: Putting the Plan of Care Into Action
Identifying Caregiving Priorities
Ethical and Legal Concerns
Delivering Nursing Care
Ongoing Data Collection
Documentation
Verbal Communication With the Healthcare Team
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Advance Directives, Ethics, and Legal Aspects
Change-of-Shift Report
The Evaluation Step: Determining Whether Desired Outcomes Have Been Met
Reassessment
Modification of the Plan of Care
Termination of Services
Enhancing Delivery of Quality Care
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Documenting the Nursing Process
Role of Documentation
Progress Notes
Staff Communication
Evaluation
Relationship Monitoring
Reimbursement
Legal Documentation
Accreditation
Training and Supervision
Techniques for Descriptive Note Writing
Judgmental Language
Undefined Periods of Time
Undefined Quantities
Unsupported Qualities
Objective Basis for Judgments
Descriptive Language
Content of Note/Entry
Format of Note/Entry
Summary
Bibliography
Suggested Readings
Interactive Care Planning: From Assessment to Client Response
Instructions for Case Study
Case Study Care-Planning Worksheet
Care-Planning Evaluation Checklist
Practicing Critical Thinking
Conclusion
Putting Together What You Have Learned About the Nursing Process
Code of Ethics for Nurses
General Assessment Tool
Self-Monitoring of Accuracy Using the Integrated Model: A Guide
Clinical (Critical) Pathways: A Sample
Glossary
NANDA-I Taxonomy II: Definitions of Axes
NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses Organized According to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and Nursing Framework: A Health Outcome Classification for Nursing Diagnosis
NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses With Definitions, Related/Risk Factors, and Defining Characteristics
Index

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