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NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses

Definitions & Classification, 2021-2023


Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781684204540
Publication Date: February 2021

The quintessential guide to nursing diagnoses from NANDA-I experts in new updated edition

Fully updated and revised by editors T. Heather Herdman, Shigemi Kamitsuru, and Camila Takáo Lopes, NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification, 2021-2023, 12th Edition is the definitive guide to nursing diagnoses, as reviewed and approved by the NANDA International (NANDA-I) Diagnosis Development Committee (DDC). In this new edition of a seminal text, the editors have revised all introductory chapters, providing critical information needed for nurses to understand assessment, its link to diagnosis and clinical reasoning, and the purpose and use of taxonomic structure for nurses at the bedside. Researchers will also find new recommendations to improve the terminology.

Additional Key Updates

  • 46 new nursing diagnoses and 67 revised diagnoses
  • Changes to 17 nursing diagnosis labels, ensuring they are consistent with current literature and reflect a human response
  • Refinement of the vast majority of the nursing diagnosis related/risk factors
  • Standardization of diagnostic indicator terms (defining characteristics, related factors, risk factors) to further aid clarity for students and clinicians
  • Coding of all terms for those using electronic versions of the terminology
  • Web-based resources include reference lists for new and revised diagnoses
  • New chapter on revised Level of Evidence Criteria for diagnosis submission

Rigorously updated and revised, the new edition of this acclaimed text is a must-have resource for all nursing students, professional nurses, nurse educators, nurse informaticists, nurse researchers, and nurse administrators.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

Part 1 The NANDA International Terminology: General Information
1 What's New in the NANDA-I 2021-2023 Edition
2 International Considerations on the Use of the NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses
Part 2 Recommendations for Research to Improve the Terminology
3 Future Improvement of the NANDA-I Terminology
4 Revised Level of Evidence Criteria for Diagnosis Submission
Part 3 The Use of NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses
5 Nursing Diagnosis Basics
6 Nursing Diagnosis: An International Terminology
7 Clinical Reasoning: From Assessment to Diagnosis
8 Clinical Application: Data Analysis to Determine Appropriate Nursing Diagnosis
9 Introduction to the NANDA International Taxonomy of Nursing Diagnoses
10 Specifications and Definitions Within the NANDA International Taxonomy of Nursing Diagnoses
11 Glossary of Terms
Part 4 The NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses
Domain 1. Health promotion
Domain 2. Nutrition
Domain 3. Elimination and exchange
Domain 4. Activity/rest
Domain 5. Perception/cognition
Domain 6. Self-perception
Domain 7. Role relationship
Domain 8. Sexuality
Domain 9. Coping/stress tolerance
Domain 10. Life principles
Domain 11. Safety/protection
Domain 12. Comfort
Domain 13. Growth/development

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