Get nursing care plans right! Ackley’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook:An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 12th Edition
helps practicing nurses and nursing students select appropriate nursing
diagnoses and write care plans with ease and confidence. This
convenient handbook shows you how to correlate nursing diagnoses with
known information about clients on the basis of assessment findings,
established medical or psychiatric diagnoses, and the current treatment
plan. Extensively revised and updated with the new 2018-2020 NANDA-I
approved nursing diagnoses, it integrates the NIC and NOC taxonomies,
evidence-based nursing interventions, and adult, pediatric, geriatric,
multicultural, home care, safety, and client/family teaching and
discharge planning considerations to guide your students in creating
unique, individualized care plans.
New to this edition
NEW!Includes comprehensive, up-to-date information on the new 2018-2020NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, complete with 17 new diagnoses.
NEW! and UPDATED! Provides the latest NIC/NO C, interventions, and rationales for every care plan
NEW! Section I: Gender identity discussion includes information about the caregiver’s responsibility for adapting care accordingly.
NEW! Interventions reorganized by priority helps you quickly identify the information you’re searching for.
NEW! Section II: Bullying, Gender Dysphoria, Medical marijuana,
Military families/personnel, Opioid use/abuse, Service animals,
Technology addiction, and Veterans.
NEW! Additional clarification of use of QSEN throughout book in Section I
NEW! Concept map creator added from Yoost textbook.
NEW! Updated rationales include evidence-based references 5 years or less.
By Betty J. Ackley, MSN, EdS, RN, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; President, The Betty Ackley LLC, Jackson, MI; Gail B. Ladwig,
MSN, RN, Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; Co-Owner and
Nursing Consultant, Holistic Choices; Healing Touch Practitioner,
Jackson, MI; Mary Beth Flynn Makic, RN, PhD, CNS, CCNS,
CCRN, Research Nurse Specialist/Educator, Assistant Professor, Adjoint,
University of Colorado Hospital and University of Colorado at Denver,
College of Nursing, Aurora, CO; Marina Martinez-Kratz and Melody Zanotti
Table of Contents:
Section I. Nursing Diagnosis, the Nursing Process and Evidence Based Nursing An explanation of how to make a nursing diagnosis and plan care using the nursing process and evidence based nursing.
Section II Guide to Nursing Diagnoses Includes
suggested nursing diagnoses and page references for over 1300 client
symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures,
surgical interventions, and clinical states.
Section III Guide to Planning Care The
definition, defining characteristics, risk factors, related factors,
suggested NOC outcomes, client outcomes, suggested NIC interventions,
interventions with rationales, geriatric interventions (when
appropriate), home care interventions, culturally competent nursing
interventions where appropriate, client/family teaching and World Wide
Web sites (when available) for client education for each alphabetized
nursing diagnosis. Also includes a pain assessment guide and
Appendixes A: Nursing Diagnoses Arranged by Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs B: Nursing Diagnoses Arranged by Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns C: Motivational Interviewing for Nurses D: Wellness-Oriented Diagnostic Categories E. Nursing Care Plans for Hearing Loss and Vision Loss