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Nursing Process and Critical Thinking, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Judith M. Wilkinson

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 5, 2012

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For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing, and Nursing Concepts.

 

This innovative text uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help students clearly understand and apply the five steps of the nursing process to today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. Moving beyond step-by-step instructions, the book encourages students to think about each step of the nursing process and use critical thinking to make better clinical decisions. Balancing practical and conceptual aspects of the nursing process, this edition includes an expanded interactive format, new information on home care/long-term care and the MyNursingKit website to help students begin to think like a nurse.

Table of Contents

1.      Overview of Nursing Process

2.      Critical Thinking

3.      Assessment

4.      Diagnostic Reasoning

5.      Diagnostic Language

6.      Planning: Overview and Outcomes

7.      Planning: Interventions

8.      Implementation

9.      Evaluation

10.  Creating a Plan of Care

 

APPENDIX A: ANSWER KEYS 

APPENDIX B: ANA CODE OF ETHICS FOR NURSES WITH INTERPRETATIVE STATEMENTS 

APPENDIX C: MULTIDISCIPLINARY (COLLABORATIVE) PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND OTHER PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 

APPENDIX D: MULTIDISCIPLINARY (COLLABORATIVE) PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH SURGICAL TREATMENTS

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Nursing Process and Critical Thinking, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$23.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-217847-1