recommend me a good nursing care plan book with interventions-rationales... - page 2

I have a care plan due in a few weeks and another next month. and from what i read we have to write a lot of objectives and interventions for each nursing diagnosis alone. and there are 6 diagnosis... Read More

  1. by   Jen2
    I use Carpenito as well, but I found that using my text has helped me out the most. The textbook I have has sample care plans in it at the end of the chapter about the topic discussed. Also say if your patient has a risk for hemmorhage, look up hemmorhage in the back of your text and go to the page that's it's discussed. Viola! instant nursing interventions and rationales. We are not allowed to site a careplan book or a nursing dx book at my school, so that's why I use this method and it works for me.
  2. by   FarmgrrlRN
    Are you required to cite the source of your rationales? The only reason I ask is b/c we are....just curious.
  3. by   Jen2
    Yes. We are required to cite the source, and believe me they look all of them up. I did my O.R. careplan in January, which is worth 30 points, and still do not have it back yet. Our instructors say that we have to cite the source, because we are not nurses yet, only students, and we must show that our rationale is proven.
  4. by   twintoo
    We had to buy Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual 5th edition by Sparks and Taylor. ISBN 1-58255-072-7 I think it gives some really good ideas but of course if you use anything "right outta the book" you are asking to flunk because none of these books can make it individualized. Good Luck!