Here is the step-by-step resource nurses will turn to - again and again - to select the appropriate diagnosis and develop accurate care plans. It also includes an alphabetical listing of all NANDA approved nursing diagnoses. Only in "Doenges' Manual" will nurse find for each diagnosis...defining characteristics presented subjectively and objectively, sample clinical applications to ensure they have selected the appropriate diagnoses, prioritized action/interventions with rationales, a documentation section, and much more! Plus the Health Conditions section includes over 800 diseases/disorders with associated diagnoses presented by priority! And, Davis' Nursing Diagnosis and Care Planning Resource Center online features a searchable database with 800 diagnoses plus a wealth of clinical tools and valuable information.