Based on years of research at the University of Iowa, this one-of-a-kind reference provides linkages between three standardized languages recognized by the American Nurses Organization: NANDA, Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC). A perfect companion to Dochterman: NIC, 4th Edition and Moorhead: NOC, 3rd Edition, this book is a useful tool for nurses in developing care plans for patients, and for institutions in tracking and quantifying nursing care. Links all of the NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses to outcome labels and three levels of suggested interventions Major Suggested Optional Uses easy-access, user-friendly tables to show terminology and criteria. Presents case studies along with nursing care plans to demonstrate the application of linkages. Defines all NANDA, NOC, and NIC labels. Makes an excellent companion to the new editions of NIC and NOC. Complete with the most up-to-date NIC, NOC, and NANDA-I approved lists.