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Ackley & Ladwig’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 7th Edition

Authors :
Marina Reyna Martinez-Kratz & Mary Beth Flynn Makic
Date of Publication: 10/2022

Use this pocket-sized guide to make nursing diagnoses and formulate care plans! Ackley and Ladwig’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 7th Edition provides quick access to more than 1300 specific client symptoms and a logical, step-by-step guide ...view more

Use this pocket-sized guide to make nursing diagnoses and formulate care plans! Ackley and Ladwig’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 7th Edition provides quick access to more than 1300 specific client symptoms and a logical, step-by-step guide to care planning. A condensed version of Ackley and Ladwig’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, this guide is updated with the 2021-2023 NANDA-I® approved nursing diagnoses. Care plans are suggested for each diagnosis, including interventions, desired outcomes, and patient teaching. From nursing educators Marina Reyna Martinez-Kratz and Mary Beth Flynn Makic, this reference is ideal for use in in class, clinicals, or at the bedside!

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Use this pocket-sized guide to make nursing diagnoses and formulate care plans! Ackley and Ladwig’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 7th Edition provides quick access to more than 1300 specific client symptoms and a logical, step-by-step guide to care planning. A condensed version of Ackley and Ladwig’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, this guide is updated with the 2021-2023 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses. Care plans are suggested for each diagnosis, including interventions, desired outcomes, and patient teaching. From nursing educators Marina Reyna Martinez-Kratz and Mary Beth Flynn Makic, this reference is ideal for use in in class, clinicals, or at the bedside!

New to this edition
  • NEW and UNIQUE! 2021-2023 NANDA-I® approved nursing diagnoses are updated with new and revised diagnoses.
  • NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses include class and domain information consistent with the current NANDA-I.

Key Features
  • Section I: Guide to Nursing Diagnoses includes an alphabetical listing of client symptoms, client problems, medical diagnoses, psychosocial diagnoses, and clinical states, along with suggested 2021-2023 NANDA-I® approved nursing diagnoses, allowing you to evaluate and select an appropriate diagnosis for the client.
  • Section II: Guide to Planning Care includes care plans for all 2021-2023 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, including evidence-based, independent, collaborative, geriatric, pediatric, home care, and culturally competent interventions, as well as client/family teaching and discharge planning.
  • Pocket-size portability makes this book easy to carry and use in in class, clinicals, or at the bedside.
  • Alphabetical thumb tabs provide quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses.
  • Index of NANDA-I Diagnoses is included on the inside front and back covers.

Author Information
Edited by Marina Reyna Martinez-Kratz, MS, RN, CNE, Professor of Nursing Jackson College and Mary Beth Flynn Makic, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN, FNAP, FCNS, Professor, University of Colorado College of Nursing, Aurora, Colorado; Nurse Scientist, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado