Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care, 7th Edition
- DSM-5-based psychiatric diagnoses, criteria, and organization help you with accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients.
- Clinical coverage of major psychiatric disorders simplifies often-complex material to the essentials.
- Prioritized care plans for psychiatric nursing diagnoses include assessment findings/diagnostic cues, nursing diagnosis, etiology, outcome criteria, and interventions with rationales.
- Chapters on psychopharmacology provide essential information on drugs such as antipsychotics and antidepressants.
- Coverage of brain stimulation therapies includes electroconvulsive therapy and vagus nerve stimulation.
- Assessment guides include tables, charts, and questionnaires to help with patient diagnosis and care.
Get easy-to-use guidelines to psychiatric nursing care in this quick clinical reference! Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care, 7th Edition provides an interprofessional approach to care based on patient problems and the latest DSM-5 criteria. It helps you plan evidence-based, individualized nursing care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community care. Clear, concise coverage focuses on the nursing process, summarizing topics from disorders and psychiatric crises to psychopharmacology. From noted educators Margaret Jordan Halter and Christina A. Fratena, this manual is a perfect clinical reference companion for creating psychiatric nursing care plans.
|Author Information||By Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and Christina A. Fratena|
|Table of Content||
Part I Foundations for Psychiatric Nursing Care
Part II Nursing Care
Part III Psychiatric Crises
Part IV Psychopharmacology
Part V Nonpharmacological Approaches
Appendix A- Mental Status Assessment
Appendix B -Assessment Tools
Appendix C-Development Stages
Appendix E-DSM-5 Medical Diagnoses
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