Nursing Diagnoses 2015-17 : Definitions and Classification, Paperback Book

Nursing Diagnoses 2015-17 : Definitions and Classification Paperback


Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification is the definitive guide to nursing diagnoses, as reviewed and approved by NANDA-I.

The 2015 2017 edition of the classic and internationally recognised text has been rigorously updated and revised, and now provides more linguistically congruent diagnoses as a result of the Diagnostic Development Committee s attentiveness to understanding the translation of the diagnostic label, definition, defining characteristics, related factors, and risk factors.

Each of the 235 diagnoses presented are supported by definitions as well as defining characteristics and related factors, or risk factors.

Each new and revised diagnosis is based on the latest global evidence, and approved by expert nurse diagnosticians, researchers, and educators. New to this edition: 26 brand new nursing diagnoses and 13 revised diagnosesUpdates, changes, and revision to the vast majority of the nursing diagnosis definitions, in particular the Health Promotion and Risk DiagnosesA standardization of diagnostic indicator terms (defining characteristics, related factors, and risk factors) to further aid clarity for readers and cliniciansAll introductory chapters are written at an undergraduate nursing level, and provide critical information needed for nurses to understand assessment, its link to diagnosis, and the purpose and use of taxonomic structure for the nurse at the bedsideA new chapter, focusing on Frequently Asked Questions, representing the most common questions received through the NANDA-I website, and at global conferencesFive nursing diagnoses have been re-slotted within the NANDA-I taxonomy, following a review of the current taxonomic structureCoding of all diagnostic indicator terms is now available for those using electronic versions of the terminologyCompanion website featuring references from the book, video presentations, teaching tips, and links to taxonomy history and diagnosis submission/review process description


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Nursing
  • ISBN: 9781118914939



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