NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2018-2020, Eleventh Edition is the definitive guide to nursing diagnoses, as reviewed and approved by NANDA International (NANDA-I).

  Fully updated and revised by editors T. Heather Herdman, PhD, RN, FNI, and Shigemi Kamitsuru, PhD, RN, FNI, this is a must-have resource for all nursing students, professional nurses, nurse educators, nurse informaticists, and nurse administrators. Beginning with chapters on the terminology and how to apply it in practice before continuing on to definitions and classification, this text is an up-to-date and validated book on nursing diagnosis worldwide.

Moving beyond merely a list of terms, opening chapters include case studies and vignettes so students can work through the entire diagnostic process. Throughout the chapters, clinical reasoning tips offer readers a method to work through validating or refuting a diagnosis, while a question and answer chapter offers essential guidance on nursing diagnosis, defining characteristics, and risk factors. This text is essential for nurses to understand assessment, to link assessment to diagnosis and clinical reasoning, and to apply taxonomic structure at the bedside.

 

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The diagnoses contained in NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification, 2018-2020, Eleventh Edition, are to nursing what ICD is to physicians and DSM is to mental health professionals. EHR programs populated with NANDA-I support healthcare organizations by gathering data and by allowing nurses to attain excellence in assessment and, through that excellence, to prevent money-costing incidents.

Digital licenses to the NANDA-I diagnostic system encourage conversation and progress in nursing by implementing standardized terminology. Licenses for the 2018-2020 release include 17 new diagnoses, 72 revised diagnoses, new labels, standardization of diagnostic indicator terms, and the introduction of at-risk populations and associated conditions. Along with use of the diagnoses, digital licenses include the terms in .xml, .txt, or database format, as well as ancillary online material.

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New things you need to know

This supplement to the NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification, 2018–2020 (11th Edition) is a succinct, generously illustrated companion to the comprehensive textbook by T. Heather Herdman and Shigemi Kamitsuru. The 11th edition is the definitive guide on nursing diagnoses, as reviewed and approved by NANDA International (NANDA-I), the leading professional organization that develops, researches, disseminates, and refines nursing taxonomy.

This book is designed to give current users of the full text a "quick glance" into what is new in the latest edition and more in-depth information on key changes, including new diagnoses. Four chapters provide insightful commentary on changes, new categories, revisions, and taxonomy deletions; core issues that impact diagnoses; three types of clinical reasoning models: problem-focused, risk nursing diagnosis, and health promotion diagnosis; and 17 new nursing diagnoses. Learn more.

 

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