Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications

ISBN-10: 0803625065

ISBN-13: 9780803625068

Edition: 8th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Mary C. Townsend

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Here the 20th Anniversary Edition of the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients.It really 2 books in 1! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic to home health and private practice.Completely revised and updated throughout, the 8th Edition reflects all of the new knowledge and new medications in the field, including an expanded section on psychotropic medications that encompasses all of today new drugs and the 2009-2011 content in the NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy II.
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List price: $42.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 10/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Index of DSM-IV-TR Psychiatric Diagnoses
How to Use This Book
The Foundation for Planning Psychiatric Nursing Care
Nursing Process: One Step to Professionalism
Alterations in Psychosocial Adaptation
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mood Disorders: Depression
Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Eating Disorders
Adjustment Disorder
Impulse Control Disorders
Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition
Personality Disorders
Special Topics in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Problems Related to Abuse or Neglect
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
HIV Disease
Psychiatric Home Nursing Care
Forensic Nursing
Complementary Therapies
Loss and Bereavement
Psychotropic Medications
Antianxiety Agents
Mood-Stabilizing Drugs
Antipsychotic Agents
Antiparkinsonian Agents
Agents Used to Treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Comparison of Development Theories
Ego Defense Mechanisms
Levels of Anxiety
Stages of Grief
Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communication
Psychosocial Therapies
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Medication Assessment Tool
Cultural Assessment Tool
The DSM-IV-TR Multiaxial Evaluation System
Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) Scale
DSM-IV-TR Classification: Axes I and II Categories and Codes
Mental Status Assessment
Assigning Nursing Diagnoses to Client Behaviors
Brief Mental Status Evaluation
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