Sparks and Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide, third edition, by Dr. Linda Phelps, offers a quick guide to clearly written, authoritative care plans covering the entire life span and helping to meet patients' health care needs. A consistent, easy to use, four color design makes accessing information and designing care plans quicker and simpler. With its easy-to carry size, this guide is the perfect addition to the classroom and the clinical setting. Sparks and Taylors Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide thoroughly integrates the nursing process, 2015-2017 NANDA-I diagnoses and standards, the Nursing Interventions Classification NIC and Nursing Outcomes Classification NOC labels. The guide is organized using a unique assessment framework based on the NNN Taxonomy of Nursing Practice: A Common Unifying Structure for Nursing Language Dochterman & Jones, 2003 and the intervention terms from the International Classification for Nursing Practice INCP Version 1; International Council of Nurses, 2005. This framework provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-use format for writing care plans for clients.