Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes : Nursing Case Studies and Analyses

By: Lunney, MargaretMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: : Wiley, 2013Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (434 p.)ISBN: 9780813816012Subject(s): Critical thinking | Nursing diagnosis -- Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes : Nursing Case Studies and AnalysesDDC classification: 616.07/5 | 616.075 LOC classification: RT48.6 .C75 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Content; Title Page; Copyright; Contributors; Preface; I Strategies for Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes; Use of Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes; Diagnostic Reasoning and Accuracy of Diagnosing Human Responses; Guiding Principles for Use of Nursing Diagnoses and NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC; Application of the Guiding Principles and Directions for Use of NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC; II Case Study Application of Strategies; Case Studies with a Primary Focus on Problem Diagnoses and Associated Outcomes and Interventions
5.1 Woman Admitted for Diagnostic Testing of a Lung Nodule5.2 Adaptation to the Pain of a Fractured Hip; 5.3 Acute Presentation of an Elderly Woman with Cancer; 5.4 Substance Abuse Crisis Associated with Stress Overload; 5.5 Communication of Perceptions and Mechanical Ventilation; 5.6 Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery with Other Health Problems; 5.7 Helping a School Child with Asthma; 5.8 Birth of a 25-week Neonate; 5.9 Emergency Care for a Seriously Burned Man; 5.10 Dilemma of Addressing Overlapping Diagnoses in Acute Care; 5.11 The Hypermetabolic State
5.12 Low Accuracy Nursing and Medical Diagnoses Can Lead to Harm5.13 Cardiac Disease and Self Management; 5.14 Woman with a Neurological Problem; 5.15 Orthopedic Care of a Woman with Total Hip Replacement; 5.16 Using Orem's Theory for Care of a Woman with Terminal Cancer; 5.17 Cardiac Disease and Anticoagulation Therapy; 5.18 Diabetes Self Management when Other Family Members Need Care; 5.19 Impetus of Diabetic Crisis to Improve Self Management; 5.20 Self Management of Diabetes and Stress; 5.21 Telephone Nurse Advice and an AIDS-Related Crisis
5.22 Woman who Experienced a Significant Childhood Loss5.23 Young Woman Whose Mother is Dying; 5.24 Rehabilitation of a Male with a Young Family after a Stroke; 5.25 Elderly Woman Who Thinks She Should Not be Discharged; 5.26 Elderly Man Who is Angry; 5.27 Homeless Woman's Reaction to Loss; 5.28 Family Stress and Alzheimer's Disease; 5.29 Family Struggling with Ostomy Care at Home; 5.30 Nonparticipation in Rehabilitation with a Colostomy; 5.31 Man with Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery; 5.32 Palliative Care and the Outcome of Comfort; 5.33 Hospice and Palliative Care
5.34 Two-Year-Old Bess's Response to Parents' Divorce5.35 Challenges in Helping a Person to Accept Long-Term Care; 5.36 Woman with a History of Being Battered; 5.37 Woman in Labor with Complications; 5.38 Integration of Neuman's Systems Model in Postpartum Nursing; 5.39 Business Woman with Stress in Her Personal Life; Case Studies with a Primary Focus on Risk Diagnoses and Associated Outcomes and Interventions; 6.1 Role of Nurses in the Protection of Children; 6.2 Responses to Mechanical Ventilation; 6.3 Family Caregiving at End of Life; 6.4 Man with Renal Calculi and Stent Placement
6.5 Helping a Man with Low Literacy
Summary: This book uses the latest research findings to apply critical thinking processes for the development of diagnostic reasoning and the selection of patient outcomes and nursing interventions.Four chapters describe the meaning of intelligence, critical thinking, and application of critical thinking processes within nursing. The case studies and their ultimate resolution to intervention and outcome illustrate these processes by enabling <i>repeated practice</i>. Case studies are organized into four sections; problem diagnoses, risk diagnoses, health promotion diagnoses, and strength diagnoses. A c
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Cover; Content; Title Page; Copyright; Contributors; Preface; I Strategies for Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes; Use of Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes; Diagnostic Reasoning and Accuracy of Diagnosing Human Responses; Guiding Principles for Use of Nursing Diagnoses and NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC; Application of the Guiding Principles and Directions for Use of NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC; II Case Study Application of Strategies; Case Studies with a Primary Focus on Problem Diagnoses and Associated Outcomes and Interventions

5.1 Woman Admitted for Diagnostic Testing of a Lung Nodule5.2 Adaptation to the Pain of a Fractured Hip; 5.3 Acute Presentation of an Elderly Woman with Cancer; 5.4 Substance Abuse Crisis Associated with Stress Overload; 5.5 Communication of Perceptions and Mechanical Ventilation; 5.6 Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery with Other Health Problems; 5.7 Helping a School Child with Asthma; 5.8 Birth of a 25-week Neonate; 5.9 Emergency Care for a Seriously Burned Man; 5.10 Dilemma of Addressing Overlapping Diagnoses in Acute Care; 5.11 The Hypermetabolic State

5.12 Low Accuracy Nursing and Medical Diagnoses Can Lead to Harm5.13 Cardiac Disease and Self Management; 5.14 Woman with a Neurological Problem; 5.15 Orthopedic Care of a Woman with Total Hip Replacement; 5.16 Using Orem's Theory for Care of a Woman with Terminal Cancer; 5.17 Cardiac Disease and Anticoagulation Therapy; 5.18 Diabetes Self Management when Other Family Members Need Care; 5.19 Impetus of Diabetic Crisis to Improve Self Management; 5.20 Self Management of Diabetes and Stress; 5.21 Telephone Nurse Advice and an AIDS-Related Crisis

5.22 Woman who Experienced a Significant Childhood Loss5.23 Young Woman Whose Mother is Dying; 5.24 Rehabilitation of a Male with a Young Family after a Stroke; 5.25 Elderly Woman Who Thinks She Should Not be Discharged; 5.26 Elderly Man Who is Angry; 5.27 Homeless Woman's Reaction to Loss; 5.28 Family Stress and Alzheimer's Disease; 5.29 Family Struggling with Ostomy Care at Home; 5.30 Nonparticipation in Rehabilitation with a Colostomy; 5.31 Man with Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery; 5.32 Palliative Care and the Outcome of Comfort; 5.33 Hospice and Palliative Care

5.34 Two-Year-Old Bess's Response to Parents' Divorce5.35 Challenges in Helping a Person to Accept Long-Term Care; 5.36 Woman with a History of Being Battered; 5.37 Woman in Labor with Complications; 5.38 Integration of Neuman's Systems Model in Postpartum Nursing; 5.39 Business Woman with Stress in Her Personal Life; Case Studies with a Primary Focus on Risk Diagnoses and Associated Outcomes and Interventions; 6.1 Role of Nurses in the Protection of Children; 6.2 Responses to Mechanical Ventilation; 6.3 Family Caregiving at End of Life; 6.4 Man with Renal Calculi and Stent Placement

6.5 Helping a Man with Low Literacy

This book uses the latest research findings to apply critical thinking processes for the development of diagnostic reasoning and the selection of patient outcomes and nursing interventions.Four chapters describe the meaning of intelligence, critical thinking, and application of critical thinking processes within nursing. The case studies and their ultimate resolution to intervention and outcome illustrate these processes by enabling <i>repeated practice</i>. Case studies are organized into four sections; problem diagnoses, risk diagnoses, health promotion diagnoses, and strength diagnoses. A c

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Margaret Lunney, RN, PhD, Professor and Graduate Programs Coordinator, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY, Doctoral Faculty, Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA.

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