Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 10th Edition: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care

by Betty J. Ackley, Gail B. Ladwig
  • Softcover

The 10th edition of the Nursing Diagnosis Handbook makes formulating nursing diagnoses and creating individualized care plans a breeze. Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing

diagnoses, this convenient reference shows you how to build customized care plans in three easy steps: assess, diagnose, plan. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes

Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales.


• Unique! Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website offers hands-on practice creating customized plans of care. • Alphabetical thumb tabs allow quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. • Suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. • Recent and classic research examples promote evidence-based interventions and rationales.

• NEW! 4 Color text • NEW! Includes updated 2012-2014 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses • NEW! Provides the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan. • NEW! QSEN Safety interventions and rationales • NEW! 100 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on the companion Evolve website. • NEW! Root Causing Thinking and Motivational Interviewing appendixes on the companion Evolve website.

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ISBN: 9780323085496
Publisher: Mosby
Publication Date: Jan 4, 2013
Cover: softcover
Pages: 912
Weight: 1.600 kg
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