Psychiatric Mental Health Case Studies and Care Plans

Psychiatric Mental Health Case Studies and Care Plans
Author: Kim A. Jakopac,Sudha C. Patel
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2009-10-05
ISBN: 0763760382
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Case Studies and Care Plans Book Excerpt:

Accompanying CD-ROM has blank concept diagrams and care plans.

Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care

Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care
Author: Leslie Neal-Boylan
Publsiher: Wiley-Blackwell
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2011-08-30
ISBN: 0813811864
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care Book Excerpt:

Home health care is an important aspect of community health and a growing area of healthcare services. Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care uses a case-based approach to provide home healthcare professionals, educators, and students with a useful tool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction to the principles of home health care, including a discussion of supporting theoretical frameworks and information on managing complexities, transitioning patients to home care, and preparation for the home visit. Subsequent sections are comprised entirely of case studies organized by body system. Though cases are diverse in content, each is presented in a consistent manner, incorporating relevant data about the patient and caregivers and the approach to patient care and promoting a logical approach to patient presentation. Cases also include helpful tips about reimbursement practices, cultural competence, community resources, and rehabilitation needs.

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing Principles and Practice

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing  Principles and Practice
Author: Ian Norman,Iain Ryrie
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Total Pages: 824
Release: 2018-05-23
ISBN: 0335226914
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing Principles and Practice Book Excerpt:

*Interested in purchasing The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing as a SmartBook? Visit https://connect2.mheducation.com/join/?c=normanryrie4e to register for access today* This well-established textbook is a must-buy for all mental health nursing students and nurses in registered practice. Comprehensive and broad, it explores how mental health nursing has a positive impact on the lives of people with mental health difficulties. Several features help you get the most out of each chapter and apply theory to practice, including: • Personal Stories: Provide insight into the experience of mental health difficulties from the perspective of service users and their carers • Thinking Spaces: Help you reflect on your practice and assess your learning individually and in groups, with further guidance available online • Recommended Resources: Provide additional materials and support to help extend your learning New to this edition: With four brand new chapters plus nine chapters re-written by original authors, key developments in this edition include: • Physical health care of people with mental health problems • Care of people who experience trauma • Promoting mental health and well-being • Support needed by nurses to provide therapeutic care and to derive satisfaction from their work • Innovations in mental health practice ‘The newly revised and updated edition has continued to offer an intelligent and readable text that offers a great deal to both students and those undertaking continuous professional development … This edition continues to offer “thinking spaces” that encourage the reader to reflect upon and consider what they have learned in a most practical way. I wholeheartedly recommend this book and continue to be impressed with its high standards of presentation and scholarship’. Emeritus Professor Tony Butterworth CBE, Chair, Foundation of Nursing Studies, Vice Chair RCN Foundation, UK ‘It is a pleasure to open this book and to see the comprehensive range of information and evidence based guidance in relation to effective practice in nursing. Even If you only buy one professional book this year make it this one!’ Baroness Watkins of Tavistock; Crossbench Peer, PhD and RN (Adult and Mental Health), UK ‘The importance of the teaching within this book cannot be underestimated … The book is written by credible and respected practitioners and will support mental health nurses to practice from the best evidence available today working from and with the human condition’. Beverley Murphy, Director of Nursing, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills
Author: Sudha C. Patel,Kim A. Jakopac
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2011-02-11
ISBN: 144961356X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills Book Excerpt:

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills guides nursing students and practicing nurses towards enhancing fundamental psychiatric nursing skills competency in specific assessment and interventions for the selected psychiatric disorders. A nursing skill book in a manual format, this text is handy at the clinical site and encourages readers to translate their theoretical knowledge and psychiatric nursing skills into clinical practice. Topics include therapeutic communication techniques, assessment and interventions for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and suicide attempts, and crisis management skills for psychiatric emergencies. Included in the appendices are essential insights into ego defense mechanisms, Erickson’s Psychosocial Developmental Stages, Freud’s Stages of Psychosexual Development, and Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development.

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Cheryl L Pollard,Sonya L Jakubec, RN Bhscn MN PhD
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-08-12
ISBN: 0323778801
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to provide psychiatric mental health nursing care in Canada! Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to provide a clear understanding of this often-intimidating subject. It provides a foundation in nursing techniques and a guide to psychobiological disorders such as bipolar and depressive disorders, trauma interventions, and interventions for distinct populations such as children and older adults. Adapted to meet the needs of Canadian nurses by Cheryl L. Pollard and Sonya L. Jakubec, this market-leading text prepares you for practice with real-world examples presented within a Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context. Canadian focus throughout includes key considerations such as our nation's cultural and social diversity with federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Canadian research and statistics reflect mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Research Highlight boxes are updated with examples of Indigenous research methodologies by Indigenous researchers and settler allies. DSM-5 boxes provide criteria for disorders covered by the American Psychological Association. Learning features include key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews, reinforcing important information and helping to apply textbook content to the clinical setting. Assessment Guidelines boxes summarize the steps of patient assessment for various disorders. Drug Treatment boxes feature the most current generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and care givers. Integrative Therapy boxes highlight the different types of therapy may be used to enhance treatment. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural safety in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations. NEW! Safety Tip boxes highlight important issues of safety for psychiatric mental health care, patient experiences, and nursing interventions. NEW! Added mental health content covers Indigenous populations, migrant populations, and gender differences with a focus on cultural safety, equity-informed approaches, relational and trauma-informed practices. Updated Chapter 29 covers recovery, survivorship, and public mental health approaches. Enhanced topics include substance use disorders, harm reduction, and support among nurses; changes related to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation; and mental health in view of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Varcarolis  Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Margaret Jordan Halter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 696
Release: 2021-07-08
ISBN: 0323697089
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Prepare for psychiatric nursing care with this comprehensive, evidence-based text! Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach, 9th Edition makes it easy to understand the complexities of psychiatric disorders and how to provide quality mental and behavioral health care. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. Other notable features include illustrated explanations of the neurobiology of disorders, DSM-5 criteria for major disorders, and nursing care plans. From clinical nurse specialist and lead author Dr. Margaret Jordan Halter, this bestselling text includes new Next Generation NCLEX® content to prepare you for success on your PMHN certification exam. Case Study and Nursing Care Plan boxes include real-life vignettes of patients with specific psychiatric disorders. Evidence-Based Practice boxes describe recent research studies and how their findings affect nursing practice. Six-step nursing process is followed in clinical chapters, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. Learning features include key terms and concepts, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Conversational, mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and helps in applying textbook content to the clinical setting. Coverage of therapeutic communication techniques and nontherapeutic communication provides tips to help you build patient interaction skills. Assessment Guidelines summarize the steps of patient assessment for various disorders. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of person-centered care in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Patient and Family Teaching boxes focus on the nurse’s role in helping patients and families understand psychiatric disorders, treatments, complications, and medication side effects.

Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Varcarolis  Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Margaret Jordan Halter,Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 706
Release: 2013
ISBN: 1455753580
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Rev. ed. of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [edited by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Margaret Jordan Halter. 6th ed. c2010.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Patricia G. O'Brien,Winifred Z. Kennedy,Karen A. Ballard
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 598
Release: 2008
ISBN: 0763744344
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Psychiatric Nursing provides a focused, thorough introduction to psychiatric-mental health nursing, including nursing assessment and intervention of the most common mental disorders as classified in the DSM-IV. This text guides nurses in managing special populations, clarifying neurobiologic theories, and conducting psychiatric nursing evaluations. Additionally, Psychiatric Nursing presents the latest on psychotropic drugs, addresses legal and ethical concerns within psychiatric nursing, and discusses complementary and alternative therapies. Perfect for undergraduate courses, the text features: Learning Objectives Key Terms Critical Thinking Questions Case Studies Clinical Examples Care Plans Diagnostic Criteria Patient and Family Education Internet Resources Implications for Evidence-Based Practice Client Teaching Guides

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing
Author: Ian Norman
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Total Pages: 703
Release: 2013-04-01
ISBN: 0335245625
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive nursing text has been fully and extensively updated for this third edition, and offers students a complete guide to the art and science of mental health nursing. The book combines theory and practice to look in-depth at: Different 'types' of mental health problems ; Different therapeutic interventions ; The practical tools of nursing such as risk, assessment, problem solving ; Key themes such as ethics, law and professional issues.

The Art And Science Of Mental Health Nursing Principles And Practice

The Art And Science Of Mental Health Nursing  Principles And Practice
Author: Norman, Ian,Ryrie, Iain
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Total Pages: 728
Release: 2013-04-01
ISBN: 0335245617
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art And Science Of Mental Health Nursing Principles And Practice Book Excerpt:

A comprehensive core student text which combines theoretical foundations of mental health nursing with practical skills and interventions.

Varcarolis Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Varcarolis Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Chyllia D Fosbre
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2022-04-26
ISBN: 0323811477
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Gain the essential knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a psychiatric nurse! Varcarolis’ Essentials of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence Based Care, 5th Edition provides a concise, easy-to-understand guide to today’s leading psychiatric theories and therapeutic modalities. Emphasizing evidence-based care, the book balances coverage of scientifically based treatment approaches with insights into effective communication skills, so you will be prepared to offer the best possible care when you enter practice. Written by nursing expert Chyllia D. Fosbre, this edition adds new Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case studies to help you develop critical thinking skills and prepare for the NGN exam. Applying Critical Judgment questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing and encourage critical thinking. Neurobiology of the Brain feature includes illustrations depicting how a disorder affects brain function and how drugs help to mitigate the symptoms. Applying Evidence-Based Practice boxes in the clinical chapters pose a question, walk you through the process of gathering evidence-based data from a variety of sources, and present a plan of care based on the evidence. Vignettes describe real-world psychiatric patients and their disorders. Assessment Guidelines boxes summarize the steps of patient assessment for various disorders. Applying the Art boxes offer clinical scenarios demonstrating the interaction between a nurse and a patient, the nurse’s perception of the interaction, and the mental health nursing concepts in play. Potential Nursing Diagnoses tables list possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder, based on ICNP terminology, along with the associated signs and symptoms. Nursing Interventions tables list interventions for a given disorder or clinical situation, along with rationales for each intervention. DSM-5 Criteria boxes identify the diagnostic criteria for most major disorders. Integrative Care boxes highlight the different types of therapy may be used to enhance treatment. Giddens Concept boxes at the beginning of each chapter tie concepts to the topics to be discussed. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case studies are included in the clinical disorders chapters to promote critical thinking and help to prepare you for the NGN exam.

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2016-07-22
ISBN: 0323415377
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Awarded third place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Category. Get a full understanding of today’s psychiatric nursing practice in less time! Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content paired with current research and evidence-based practice to fully equip you for today’s field of mental health nursing. This new edition continues to retain the reader-friendly style, emphasis on therapeutic communication, and the nursing process organization that was successful in the previous edition. It also includes additional DSM-5 disorders, illustrations of various neurobiology disorders, a new neurobiology learning tool, and new NCLEX review questions to help you pass your course and thoroughly prepare for the psychiatric nursing section of the NCLEX. REVISED! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Chapter review questions reinforce essential content from the chapter. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Nursing Interventions tables familiarize readers with interventions for a disorder that they will encounter in clinical practice. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identifies medical diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders for integration into the nursing plan of care. Important contributions from psychiatric mental health nursing pioneers are featured in the opening unit pages. Cultural Considerations sections reinforce the principles of culturally competent care. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list. Appendices feature the DSM-5 Classifications and a list of the latest NANDA-I diagnoses for readers’ reference.

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
Author: Janet L. Davies,Ellen Hastings Janosik
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Total Pages: 760
Release: 1991
ISBN: 9780867204421
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Book Excerpt:

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Canadian Edition E Book

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing  Canadian Edition   E Book
Author: Margaret Jordan Halter,Cheryl L. Pollard,Sonya L. Jakubec
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2018-03-16
ISBN: 1771721413
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Canadian Edition E Book Book Excerpt:

Gain a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to prepare you for practice. This thoroughly updated, market-leading text features the latest Canadian research related to psychiatric mental health nursing, including DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Additionally, clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples presented within an historically Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context. Research highlight boxes provide updated research in mental health. Canadian research and statistics provide a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation’s cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Student-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers. Integrative Therapy boxes specifically focus on the mental health disorders covered in that chapter to help you communicate effectively when working with a variety of patients. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations. Drug Treatment boxes feature generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada to ensure you have access to the latest information on medications used to treat psychiatric disorders. NEW! DSM-5 box features provide further evidence of disorders covered by the American Psychological Association. NEW! Added mental health content covers issues in the indigenous population and gender differences. NEW! Updated chapter that covers suicide and non-suicidal self-injury. NEW! Enhanced coverage of substance use disorders prepares you to treat this and related disorders. NEW! Enhanced coverage on the legislative changes related to medically assisted deaths.

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   Revised Reprint   E Book
Author: Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2014-03-12
ISBN: 0323294154
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book Book Excerpt:

The revised reprint includes all new DSM-5 updates, updated psychiatric nursing content, along with new opening unit pages with vignettes, Selected Concept boxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders. This updated version equips yourself for today's psychiatric nursing practice with all of the essential nursing interventions and clinical content combined with current research and evidence-based practice. From the author of the bestselling Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, this text was specifically developed to effectively prepare students in today's shorter courses. New DSM-5 criteria boxes in an appendix Updated Chapters include: Chapter 17: Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder –new material on the Recovery Model adapted for schizophrenia, new Matrix 7 domains for Cognition affected by Schizophrenia, and an updated chapter drug table which now includes the latest drugs for schizophrenia Chapter 15: Mood Disorders: Depression – the chapter drug table has been updated with the latest drugs for depression Chapter 16: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders – the medication tables have been updated throughout Chapter 11: Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders – this chapter has been updated with new content Chapter 12: Somatoform Disorders and Dissociative Disorders – the section on somatic symptom disorder has been thoroughly revised Chapter 19: Addiction and Compulsions – this chapter has been rewritten with additions of substances, medications and new tables UNIQUE! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections communication tables in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list.

Tabbner s Nursing Care

Tabbner s Nursing Care
Author: Gabrielle Koutoukidis,Kate Stainton
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1566
Release: 2020-10-01
ISBN: 0729587843
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tabbner s Nursing Care Book Excerpt:

Written by Gabby Koutoukidis and Kate Stainton, Tabbner’s Nursing Care: Theory and Practice 8th edition provides students with the knowledge and skills they will require to ensure safe, quality care across a range of healthcare settings. Updated to reflect the current context and scope of practice for Enrolled Nurses in Australia and New Zealand, the text focuses on the delivery of person-centred care, critical thinking, quality clinical decision making and application of skills. Now in an easy to handle 2 Volume set the textbook is supported by a skills workbook and online resources to provide students with the information and tools to become competent, confident Enrolled Nurses. Key features All chapters aligned to current standards including the NMBA Decision Making Framework (2020), the Enrolled Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) and the National Safety & Quality Health Services Standards (2018) Clinical skills videos provide visual support for learners Supported by Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills Workbook 2nd edition An eBook included in all print purchases New to this edition Chapter 5 Nursing informatics and technology in healthcare focuses on competency in nursing informatics for beginning level practice, aligned to the National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Capability Framework 2020 An increased focus on cultural competence and safety Supported by Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing Tabbner’s Nursing Care 8th edition

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Mary C Townsend,Karyn I Morgan
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 1075
Release: 2017-10-19
ISBN: 0803669860
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Clearly written, comprehensive coverage of psychiatric mental-health nursing delivers what nursing students need to meet the challenges of health care today. Its evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice focuses on both physiological and psychological disorders. Designed to be used in longer psychiatric mental-health nursing courses, this text provides students with a comprehensive grounding in therapeutic approaches as well as must-know DSM-5 disorders and nursing interventions.

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Louise Rebraca Shives
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 749
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780781797078
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This seventh edition includes new chapters and maintains popular features from previous editions such as self awareness prompts while adding research boxes and student worksheets at the end of each chapter.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Katherine M. Fortinash,Patricia A. Holoday Worret
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2014-06-13
ISBN: 0323293271
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX ̈ examination. UNIQUE! Balanced nursing-medical approach offers strong baseline coverage of the nursing process and interdisciplinary interventions and focuses on what psychiatric nurses actually do. Complete coverage of the nursing process features the six-step problem-solving method and how to put it into practice. DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them. Nursing care plans provide care guidelines for each plan and include a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation. UNIQUE! Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client. Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and promote critical thinking. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss the implications of current research studies. Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes focus on the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness. UNIQUE! Medication Key Facts boxes highlight the most common psychopharmacologic interventions along with safe and effective use. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder. Clinical Symptoms boxes help you apply content to the real world. Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder. Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember. Review questions with answers in the appendix offer immediate reinforcement of chapter content and help you prepare for the NCLEX Examination. Glossary provides concise definitions of key terms. Objectives and key terms emphasize the most important concepts from each chapter.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Sheila L. Videbeck
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 561
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780781760331
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

"The revised and updated Third Edition of this popular text explores the full psychiatric nursing care continuum - from the fundamentals of sound nursing theory to therapeutic applications and clinical modalities for the major DSM-IV-TR disorders. Using the nursing process as its framework, the text emphasizes assessment, therapeutic communication, neurobiology, and psychopharmacologic intervention - all in a reader-friendly format that promotes self-awareness, effective communication, and the use of family and community resources."--BOOK JACKET.