Psychosocial Nursing for General Patient Care

ISBN-10: 0803617844
ISBN-13: 9780803617841
Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)
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Description: This concise, quick reference handbook will help prepare students and nurses for common psychosocial and psychiatric problems that can coincide with patients' medical problems. Its quick reference format helps students and nurses to intervene  More...

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Book details

List price: $48.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 12/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

This concise, quick reference handbook will help prepare students and nurses for common psychosocial and psychiatric problems that can coincide with patients' medical problems. Its quick reference format helps students and nurses to intervene quickly and effectively to keep the patient safe. Addresses care in various settings (home care, nursing homes, residential care, outpatient, psychatric home care, hospital). Integrates alternative/complementary medicine information. Helps determine the relationship of psychological manifestations to the underlying disease process. Lists behavioral patterns that suggest a need to refer the patient to a psychiatrist, psychologist, or clinical nurse specialists.

Aspects of Psychosocial Nursing
Introduction to Psychosocial Nursing for General Patient Care
Psychosocial Response to Illness
Psychosocial Skills
Nurses' Responses to Difficult Patient Behaviors
Crisis Intervention
Cultural Considerations: Implications for Psychosocial Nursing Care
Commonly Encountered Problems
Problems with Anxiety
The Anxious Patient
Problems with Anger
The Angry Patient
The Aggressive and Potentially Violent Patient
Problems with Affect and Mood
The Depressed Patient
The Suicidal Patient
The Grieving Patient
The Hyperactive or Manic Patient
Problems with Confusion
The Confused Patient
Problems with Psychotic Thought Processes
The Psychotic Patient
Problems Relating to Others
The Manipulative Patient
The Noncompliant Patient
The Demanding, Dependent Patient
Problems with Substance Abuse
The Patient Abusing Alcohol
The Patient Abusing Other Substances
Problems with Sexual Dysfunction
The Patient with Sexual Dysfunction
Problems with Pain
The Patient in Pain
Problems with Nutrition
The Patient with Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia
The Morbidly Obese Patient
Problems Within the Family
Family Dysfunction
Family Violence
Problems with Spiritual Distress
The Patient with Spiritual Distress
Special Topics
Nursing Management of Special Populations
The Patient with Sleep Disturbances
The Chronically III Patient
The Homeless Patient with Chronic Illness
The Dying Patient
Disaster Planning and Response-Psychosocial Impact
The Disaster Victim/Patient The Disaster Responder/Nurse
Psychopharmacology: Database for Patient and Family Education on Psychiatric Medications
References
Index

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