Mental Health Nursing Care
Edition: 2nd 2009
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Description: Completely updated in a new 2nd edition, this book remains a practical guide to applying the nursing process to the care of clients with psychiatric disorders and general clients with psychosocial issues teaches psychiatric-mental health nursing as it is really practiced. Nursing Care is presented in the five-step nursing process format and emphasizes the scope of practice for the LPN/LVN. Rationales after each nursing intervention explain why the action is important and support evidence-based nursing process. Readers are encouraged to develop empathy for clients and critical thinking skills to meet the challenges of client care. Case studies, client examples, and statements from clients in their own words help readers understand psychiatric and psychosocial nursing practice. Additional NCLEX-PN exam preperation is included in this new edition including test taking tips, NLCEX-PN style questions, and critical thinking care maps for complete success in your career as an LPN or LVN! For health care professionals and others involved with mental health concerns.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $62.80
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/23/2008
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Foundations of Mental Health Nursing|
|Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness|
|Ethical and Legal Issues|
|Mentally Healthy Nursing|
|The Nurse-Client Relationship and Communication|
|Stress and Coping|
|Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology|
|Nursing Care of Clients with Mental Disorders|
|Substance Abuse and Dependency|
|Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders Related to Development|
|Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence|
|Dementia and Cognitive Disorders|
|Special Topics in Mental Health Nursing|
|Violence and Abuse|
|Psychosocial Issues in General Client Care|
|Answers and Critical Thinking Discussion|
|Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) Scale|
|NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses|
|References and Resources|