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Balancing practical and conceptual aspects of the nursing process, this edition includes an expanded interactive format, new Take Away Points, What do You Know, and Think About It features and a student resourceswebsite to help students begin to think like a nurse.
Each chapter ends with a Summary of chapter content. In addition to the "Nursing Process Practice" and "Critical Thinking Practice" features, each chapter also contains a case study "Applying Nursing Process and Critical Thinking" to allow students to use critical thinking within the framework of the nursing process.
Chapter 2 presents concepts of critical thinking as it relates to nursing, and subsequent chapters integrate critical thinking into assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
To that end, the text integrates the following topics into the discussion of each nursing process step: Collaborative Practice and Delegation.
Professional Standards of Care. About this title This innovative text uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help students clearly understand and apply the steps of the nursing process to today's rapidly changing healthcare environment.
In order to increase awareness of ethical issues embedded in the practice of nursing, each chapter includes ethical and legal principles and considerations pertinent to that particular nursing process phase eg, maintaining confidentiality of client data in the assessment phase. Because answers can vary widely, the answer keys for "Critical Thinking Practices" and the "Case Studies" provide suggested, not comprehensive, answers.Each chapter includes special "Critical Thinking Practice" exercise, designed to teach a specific critical thinking skill. Critical thinking. Because nurses need conceptual understanding of nursing process as well as the practical ability to plan and implement nursing care, this text balances conceptual and practical aspects. In addition, the "Nursing Process Practice" exercises are designed to foster critical thinking while learning nursing process. The text acknowledges the changing face of nursing and healthcare by emphasizing collaborative practice and expanding discussion of work delegation by nurses. But more importantly, I hope this will empower and engage the reader personally, promoting active involvement with the text. Client implies that nurses have independent functions, are increasingly accountable to individuals rather than institutions, and are not setting-bound; it also stresses that people are increasingly active in managing their own healthcare. Planning : interventions -- Nursing interventions -- Theory-based planning -- Nursing interventions and problem status -- How to generate and select nursing activities and interventions -- Electronic care planning -- Writing nursing orders -- Standardized language for nursing interventions -- The Nursing Interventions Classification System -- Community nursing interventions -- Family and home health interventions -- Formal teaching plans -- Wellness interventions -- Spiritual interventions -- Thinking critically about planning -- Interventions -- Ethical factors -- Cultural factors -- 8. Lkinson, Judith M. I acknowledge and welcome the presence of men in nursing and, further, realize that patients are both men and women. Fth edition.