Why do more students buy this care plan book? Because it saves valuable time and is the easiest to use! Here's why: * Includes 112 care plans presented by medical disorder that you can adapt to your needs * Contains comprehensive rationales for every intervention * Covers total patient needs-physical, cultural, sexual, nutritional, and psychosocial * Contains the most up-to-date information on herbal products, including their potential interaction with prescription and over-the-counter medications * Helps you know what to expect in the hospital as well in community-based settings * Lists nursing diagnoses by priority and helps you write measurable goal statements * Includes NIC/NOC labels that link content to nursing diagnoses * Shows you how to document for government regulations and third-party payers, including the latest JCAHO and ANA standards * Identifies DRGs with projected mean length of stay * Uses new and revised nursing diagnoses and updated terminology through the latest NANDA conference Includes New care plan guidelines on disaster considerations during catastrophic events! Free CD-ROM with each book contains care plans for nearly 200 diseases/conditions. Print ours or customize for your patients!Doenges, Marilynn E. is the author of 'Nursing Care Plans Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care' with ISBN 9780803609464 and ISBN 0803609469.