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Chapter-01 Nursing Process by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e

Nursing process is defined as an organized systematic method of giving individualized nursing care that focuses on identifying and treating unique responses. It provides a frame work with which needs of the patient/family/community can be met. It begins when the patient needs assistance with health care of individuals or groups to actual or potential alterat... [More]

Chapter-02 Data Collection and Nursing Diagnoses by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e

The use of nursing model as a framework for data collection helps in identifying and validating nursing diagnoses. There are several nursing models that may be used for data collection and are discussed here in this chapter. Data gathered during the interview, physical examination and from other records/sources are organized and recorded in a concise systema... [More]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11109_3      

Nursing diagnosis is defined in this chapter with the contributing factors and characteristic features. Activity intolerance is characterized by insufficient physiological or psychological energy to perform daily activities. Generalized weakness, sedentary life style, imbalance between oxygen supply/demand, anemia, and aging process are the contributing fact... [More]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11109_4      

This chapter describes how a patient perceives his health pattern and manages it effectively and how best nurses can intervene in the patients habits and heath care behavior. Nursing diagnoses includes altered health maintenance, high risk for injury, altered protection, and others. Nursing actions should be well planned with a clear rationale to expect a go... [More]

Chapter-05 Nutrition Metabolism by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e

Nutrition is one of the important aspects that have to be considered while discussing with the patient. Nutrition pattern describes patient’s food and fluid consumption pattern, daily eating habits with respect to time, use of vitamins and essential minerals in the food. Along with this pattern of healing injuries, condition of nails, hair, skin, body weight... [More]

Chapter-06 Elimination by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e

In this chapter, the patient’s habits in terms of excretory regulations and uses of devices and use of medications to control or eliminate excretion are discussed. Bladder and bowel incontinence is further included here. Patient’s lifestyle is the major contributory factor which has to be assessed by the nurse so that the basis for assessment is clear and ca... [More]

Chapter-07 Activity, Exercise, Sleep and Rest by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e

Patients capacity to exercise, sleep, rest and other activities plays a significant role in assessing the neuromuscular, cardiovascular and respiratory system. Nursing diagnosis under these include activity intolerance, fatigue, impaired gas exchange, and others. Further clinical conditions behind this could be metabolic disorders, anemia, cardiac arrhythmia... [More]

Chapter-08 Cognition, Perception and Self-concept by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e

Thought process and application of knowledge plays an important role in patients’ wound healing process. Self-concept is composed of beliefs and attitudes about the self, body image, self-esteem and abilities. This behavior will further affect the interaction with health care system. Intervention of the nurses and action to be taken by the nurses at differen... [More]

Nursing Process: A Clinical Guide by Sam Molly (2007) Edition : 2/e
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/11109   ISBN:9788184481310

This book Nursing Process: A Clinical Guide is a pocket book specially designed for reference to help nursing students and practicing nurses. It helps in assessing and planning the nursing care with current treatment plan. It also provides guidance to Nurses on what they can do independently and what they can do in collaboration with other professionals. The... [More]

Nursing Process: A Clinical Guide