This handy, pocket-sized guide by Marjory Gordon uses functional health patterns to help your students acquire the most relevant assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses, and to select the most
of the process of outcomes assessment....[A] useful resource for APN students, researchers, educators, and administrators...."
--Gail L. Ingersoll, EdD, RN, FAAN
the principles, including how to make assessments, plan interventions and evaluate progress. Chapters on caring for chronically and terminally ill children, the elderly, adolescent problems, children with learning
rationales, and desired patient outcomes/discharge criteria. Each drug classification lists background assessment data, predisposing factors, symptomatology, and nursing diagnoses and nursing interventions