Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification


A nursing diagnosis is defined as a clinical judgement about individual, family or community responses to actual or potential health problems or life processes which provide the basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse is accountable. Accurate and valid nursing diagnoses guide the selection of interventions that are likely to produce the desired treatment effects and determine nurse-sensitive outcomes. Nursing diagnoses are seen as key to the future of evidence-based, ...

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Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification
2008, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9781405187183

2009-2011 edition

Trade paperback

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