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Clinical Companion for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Clinical Companion for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130982414

Cover of Clinical Companion for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 04 (ISBN 978-0130982414)
ISBN13: 978-0130982414
ISBN10: 0130982415

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Clinical Companion for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130982414

Karen Fontaine, Carol Kneisl and Eileen Trigoboff

ISBN13: 978-0130982414
ISBN10: 0130982415

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

For courses in psychiatric or mental health nursing.

A portable and accessible guide, this clinical companion is an essential reference book for students. Provides DSM-IV-TR classifications, common diagnostic studies, over 20 clinical applications for mental health disorders, medications, and more. Can be a supplement to Fontaine 5e or Kneisl 1e.

Features

  • Nursing interventions with rationales.
    • Equips students with a working knowledge of the interventions that are highly effective in the nursing field today.
  • Psychotropic medications with common side effects, drug class, generic name, and life threatening side effects.
    • Informs students of specific medicinal and pharmacological information that is crucial to this field of work.
  • Clinical applications for the most common problematic behaviors.
    • Provides students with current applications for 20 common mental health disorders.
  • Legal issues including the right to refuse treatment, confidentiality, and the least restrictive environment.
    • Educates students on the legalities involved in various aspects of psychiatric health care.
  • Different forms and practices of therapy, including individual, group, family, behavior modification, crisis intervention, and complementary and alternative therapies.
    • Introduces students to several forms of therapy being practiced today.

Table of Contents

QUICK REFERENCE.

Standards of Practice. Safety Guidelines. Common Diagnostic Studies. DSM-IV-TR. Legal Issues. Universal Precautions.

ASSESSMENT.

Neuropsychiatric Assessment.

DIAGNOSIS.
NANDA Nursing Diagnoses.
PLANNING. NOC.
IMPLEMENTATION.

NIC. Psychoeducation. Therapies. Medications. Clinical Applications.

EVALUATION AND DOCUMENTATION.

Charting Guidelines. Practice Based Research.

REFERENCES.
INDEX.