New York/Stuttgart – Thieme, an award-winning international medical and scientific publisher, announces today that it has signed a publishing and distribution agreement with NANDA International, Inc. (NANDA-I). Under the terms of this contract, Thieme will be taking over the English and certain other rights to publish, sub-license, and sell future editions of NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification and the NANDA-I diagnostic system.
Built upon the NANDA-I Taxonomy of Nursing Diagnoses, this definitive guide not only provides chapters on the basics of nursing assessment, diagnosis, and clinical reasoning, but also details the definitions, defining characteristics, and risk factors for each of the 248 diagnoses. The work is published in numerous languages, and sub-licensed for use in databases and electronic medical record systems. Updated every three years with the latest global evidence and appearing this summer in its 11th edition, the NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification book reflects the diversity and practice differences of this profession across the world. New in this edition is the addition of associated conditions and at risk populations to aid in diagnosis.
Commenting on the new partnership, Brian Scanlan, President of Thieme Publishers said, “Thieme is delighted to be working with NANDA International, Inc. on the publication and distribution of this work. Our international business is perfectly positioned to support NANDA-I with worldwide distribution and licensing, and our long experience in producing and promoting high quality, accurate medical and scientific knowledge will ensure the global nursing community continues to have access to the most current standardized nursing terminology.”
Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.
About NANDA International, Inc.
NANDA International, Inc. originally named the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA), and was founded in 1982. The organization grew out of the National Conference Group, a task force established at the First National Conference on the Classification of Nursing Diagnoses, held in St Louis, Missouri, USA in 1973. In 2002, NANDA was relaunched as NANDA International (NANDA-I) to reflect the increasing worldwide interest in the field of nursing terminology development. NANDA-I has international networks in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Italy, Mexico, Nigeria-Ghana, Peru, and Portugal, as well as a German-language group. The Association also has collaborative links with numerous nursing terminology societies around the world.
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