OverviewSparks and Taylors Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, tenth edition, by Dr. Linda Phelps offers clearly written, authoritative care plans to help meet patients' health care needs throughout the life span. This reference manual is a care planning and nursing diagnosis guide organized by life-cycle to provide students a solid foundation of the nursing process. Sparks and Taylors Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, thoroughly integrates the nursing process, 2015-2017 NANDA-I diagnoses and standards, the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) labels. Organized by life cycle, each unit opens with the Applying Evidence-Based Practice feature, which provides evidence-based scenarios for each stage of the life-cycle. Units include: adult health, adolescent health, child health, maternal-neonatal health, geriatric health, psychiatric and mental health, community-based health, and wellness. New additions to the tenth edition include: "Patient Centered Care and Safety" icons that emphasizes quality and safety content for students; more measurable outcomes; and concepts-based curriculum maps and QSEN maps for instructors. Features: - NEW! Patient Centered Care and Safety Icons - 2015-2017 NANDA-I Diagnosis - Classifications (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC) - Nursing Process integrated throughout - ideal resource for any clinical setting. - Appendix included: Selected Nursing Diagnoses by Medical Diagnosis - Applying Evidence Based Practice: provides evidence-based scenarios for each stage of the life-cycle, one for each section of the book.