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Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health- With CD - 09 edition

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health- With CD (ISBN10: 1416000518; ISBN13: 9781416000518)
ISBN13: 978-1416000518
ISBN10: 1416000518

Summary: This focused approach to psychiatric mental health provides you with an uncomplicated way to understand the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing. Inside youll find two themes of psychiatric mental health nursing: the How of Communication and the Why of Evidence. You will also find easy-to-understand explanations of the research that applies to psychiatric nursing issues and how to incorporate this evidence into everyday care. Emphasizes evidence-based practice related to
nursing interventions and the profound impact of research on the advancement of treatment options for individuals with psychiatric disorders. UNIQUE! Examining the Evidence boxes ask a realistic question and then explore the research on the topic to demonstrate how best evidence can be used in everyday practice. Highlights therapeutic communication as a core component of mental health nursing and the foundation for successful nurse-patient relationships. UNIQUE! Applying the Art communication tables walk through nurse-patient interactions to illustrate therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication and provide explanations of mental health nursing concepts. Numerous vignettes offer real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Potential Nursing Diagnoses tables give possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs symptoms. Nursing Interventions tables list interventions for a given disorder or clinical situation, along with rationales for each intervention. Pharmacological, Biological, and Integrative Therapies sections of the clinical chapters cover the range of available treatments for a given disorder, including both traditional and non-traditional treatments. Key Points to Remember, Critical Thinking questions, and Chapter Review questions help you understand, apply, and remember important information. A companion CD, included with the text and Student Resources on Evolve, reinforce concepts with a variety of engaging learning tools.
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Summary: This focused approach to psychiatric mental health provides you with an uncomplicated way to understand the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing. Inside youll find two themes of psychiatric mental health nursing: the How of Communication and the Why of Evidence. You will also find easy-to-understand explanations of the research that applies to psychiatric nursing issues and how to incorporate this evidence into everyday care. Emphasizes evidence-based practice related to nursing interventions and the profound impact of research on the advancement of treatment options for individuals with psychiatric disorders. UNIQUE! Examining the Evidence boxes ask a realistic question and then explore the research on the topic to demonstrate how best evidence can be used in everyday practice. Highlights therapeutic communication as a core component of mental health nursing and the foundation for successful nurse-patient relationships. UNIQUE! Applying the Art communication tables walk through nurse-patient interactions to illustrate therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication and provide explanations of mental health nursing concepts. Numerous vignettes offer real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Potential Nursing Diagnoses tables give possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs symptoms. Nursing Interventions tables list interventions for a given disorder or clinical situation, along with rationales for each intervention. Pharmacological, Biological, and Integrative Therapies sections of the clinical chapters cover the range of available treatments for a given disorder, including both traditional and non-traditional treatments. Key Points to Remember, Critical Thinking questions, and Chapter Review questions help you understand, apply, and remember important information. A companion CD, included with the text and Student Resources on Evolve, reinforce concepts with a variety of engaging learning tools. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Year Published: 2009
International: No

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