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Psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care in evidence-based practice

Author: Mary C Townsend
Publisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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This textbook follows an evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice that focuses on both biological and behavioral components. It features in-depth explanations of nursing interventions; Patient outcomes presented as measurable short and long term goals; Coverage of electronic documentation; Information on psychotropic drugs; and a Spiritual assessment tool. Thoroughly revised and updated, the 7th  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary C Townsend
ISBN: 9780803627673 080362767X
OCLC Number: 719428278
Description: xxviii, 1065 p. col. ill. ; 30 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: PC running Windows XP+ OR Mac running OS 10.5.4+ ; 512 MB RAM ; 250 MB of available hard disk space ; 1024 x 768 screen resolution ; Adobe Acrobat reader.
Contents: Basic Concepts in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. The concept of stress adaptation --
Mental health/mental illness: historical and theoretical concepts --
Foundations for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. Theoretical models of personality development --
Concepts of psychobiology --
Ethical and legal issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing --
Cultural and spiritual concepts relevant to psychiatric/mental health nursing --
Therapeutic Approaches in Psychiatric Nursing Care. Relationship development --
Therapeutic communication --
The nursing process in psychiatric/mental health nursing --
Therapeutic groups --
Intervention with families --
Milieu therapy: the therapeutic community --
Crisis intervention --
Relaxation therapy --
Assertiveness training --
Promoting self-esteem --Anger/aggression management --
The suicidal client --
Behavior therapy --
Cognitive therapy --
Electroconvulsive therapy --
Complementary therapies --
Nursing Care of Clients with 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 disorder --
Anxiety disorders --
Somatoform and dissociative disorders --
Issues related to human sexuality and gender identity --
Eating disorders --
Adjustment and impulse control disorders --
Personality disorders --
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing of Special Populations. The aging individual --
Victims of abuse or neglect --
Community mental health nursing --
Forensic nursing --
The bereaved individual --
Answers to chapter review questions --
Mental status assessment --
DSM-IV-TR Classification: axes I and II categories and codes --
NANDA nursing diagnoses: taxonomy II --
Assigning nursing diagnoses to client behaviors --Controlled drug categories and pregnancy categories --
Sample client teaching guides.
Responsibility: Mary C. Townsend.

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Focuses on psychiatric mental health nursing. This title emphasizes on therapeutic communication and offers coverage of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiatives. It features  Read more...

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