Nursing Diagnosis : Application to Clinical Practice, by Carpenito, Lynda Juall
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- ISBN: 9781608311095 | 1608311090
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/2/2012
This respected resource offers definitive guidance on key elements of nursing diagnosis, its role in the nursing process, and its application to clinical practice. Section One thoroughly explains the role of nursing diagnosis in the nursing process and in care planning. Section Two offers a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to current nursing diagnoses, including the most recent diagnoses approved by NANDA International. Section Three focuses on collaborative problems. Nursing Interventions Classifications (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC) are listed for every NANDA-I diagnosis. Key features such as Author's Notes and Errors in Diagnostic Statements help the nurse to understand the concept behind the diagnosis, differentiate one diagnosis from another, and avoid diagnostic errors.