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Handbook of nursing diagnosis, 14th ed.


Handbook of nursing diagnosis, 14th ed.

Carpenito, Lynda Juall.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


874 pages



Carpenito, a family nurse practitioner and nursing consultant, offers students and nurses working in a variety of settings a quick reference to nursing diagnoses and care. She provides the steps for creating a care plan; an alphabetical reference to diagnoses; health promotions and wellness diagnoses; and a section on diagnostic clusters, which presents medical conditions with associated collaborative problems and diagnoses. Each diagnosis includes the NANDA-International (North American Nursing Diagnosis Association-International) definition, defining characteristics, related factors, goals, notes, and nursing care interventions. More content for selected collaborative problems, sample generic care plans, and an e-book are available online. This edition includes the newest diagnoses approved by NANDA-International for 2012-2014.

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Date:Dec 1, 2012
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