A critical thinking approach to the nursing process! "Nursing Process & Critical Thinking" uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help you understand and apply this fundamental decision-making process. Numerous case studies help develop effective problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Key Features New content on mind-mapping care plans topromote conceptual thinking and decrease the " labor" of clinical preparation. Updated Nursing Outcome Classifications (NOC), Nursing Intervention Classifications systems (NIC), and standardized nursing languages (NANDA Omaha and Georgetown). Expanded critical thinking content. Emphasis on culture, spirituality, wellness, ethical, and legal considerations increases readers' awareness of issues they will face in the field and how to implement the nursing process with greater sensitivity. Discussion of collaborative practice, delegation, and case management, all essential skills for nurses in the present practice environment. Explains how to use Nursing Diagnoses with critical pathways to individualize patient care and meet unique patient needs.Wilkinson, Judith M. is the author of 'Nursing Process And Critical Thinking ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780132242868 and ISBN 0132242869.