Handbook of Psychiatric Nursing

ISBN-10: 0323035027
ISBN-13: 9780323035026
Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: This invaluable pocket guide equips readers with clinical tools to help conceptualize, plan, and document nursing care actions based on the Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness from Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing.  More...

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Book details

List price: $40.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990

This invaluable pocket guide equips readers with clinical tools to help conceptualize, plan, and document nursing care actions based on the Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness from Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing. Brief paragraphs and bulleted lists point out general psychiatric care planning concepts, followed by specific psychiatric nursing care considerations with dozens of treatment plan summaries and other assessment tools. It offers the latest information on all topics, including psychotropic medications, somatic treatments, and alternative therapies. Valuable assessment tools and strategies are included for psychiatric nursing practice. Nursing care is presented according to the latest ANA Standards of Care. Nursing Treatment Plan Summaries guide nursing care associated with major disorders. Evidence-based algorithms direct clinical care for psychiatric patients. Summarizing the Evidence boxes present evidence-based treatments for psychiatric disorders. Patient Education Plans and Family Education Plans stress the importance of patient teaching. Nursing Alert boxes offer practical guidance and advice for specific nursing considerations. Continuum of Care boxes highlight care in a range of settings. DSM-IV-TR medical and NANDA nursing diagnoses are provided for major disorders, enabling nurses to maintain a nursing focus while understanding the medical relationship. Content has been restyled into a more concise presentation of brief paragraphs and bulleted lists to convey essential information in a quick, at-a-glance format. Updated content on all psychiatric disorders and interventions keeps readers up to date with the latest research findings and developments. The most current information is provided on psychotropic medications, somatic treatments, and alternative therapies. Therapeutic Dialogue boxes integrated into each disorder chapter demonstrate therapeutic communication.

Foundations of Practice
Psychiatric Nursing Practice
Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship
Biopsychosocial Assessment
Nursing and Medical Diagnoses
Prevention and Mental Health Promotion
Crisis Intervention
Rehabilitation and Recovery
Legal-Ethical Issues
Implementing Clinical Practice Standards
Clinical Care
Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders
Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders
Self-Concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders
Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders
Self-Protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior
Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
Social Responses and Personality Disorders
Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders
Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders
Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders
Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders
Psychopharmacology
Somatic and Alternative Therapies

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