Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX¨ examination.
- Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client.
- Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes discuss the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness.
- Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder.
- Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and encourage critical thinking.
- Nursing Care Plans provide guidelines for care, with each plan including a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation.
- Clinical Symptoms boxes make it easy for students to apply content to the real world.
- DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them.
- Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder.
- Objectives and key terms open each chapter, emphasizing the most important concepts.
- Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember.
- A glossary provides concise definitions of key terms.
- A Neurobiology in Mental Health and Disorder chapter covers basic neuroanatomy as well as the psychobiological aspects of psychiatric disorders.
- A Complementary and Alternative Therapies chapter introduces current therapies used in the treatment of physiological and psychological health problems and demonstrates the nurse's role in providing holistic nursing care.
|作者資訊||By Katherine M. Fortinash, MSN, APRN, BC, PMHCNS, Certified Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing; Associate Faculty, Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee, CA; Clinical Nurse Specialist and Educator, Sharp HealthCare, Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, CA and Patricia A. Holoday Worret, MSN, APRN, BC, PMHCNS, Certified Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing; Professor, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA; Consultant, San Diego, CA|
|Table of Content||
PART I: FOUNDATIONS FOR PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
PART II: BIOLOGIC AND PSYCHOSOCIAL PRINCIPLES FOR MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
PART III: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
PART IV: CRISIS AND PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES
PART V: THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS
PART VI: NURSING INTERVENTIONS WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS
PART VII: NURSING INTERVENTIONS IN THE HOME AND COMMUNITY
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