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Acute mental health nursing : from acute concerns to the capable practitioner

Author: Marc Harrison; David Howard, RGN.; Damian Mitchell
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent mental health policy has focused on developing community-based services, while the reality remains that patients experiencing acute episodes of illness are mainly cared for in hospital. Acute Mental Health Nursing has been developed as a guide to the core knowledge and skills required for working in inpatient settings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Acute mental health nursing.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2004
(DLC) 2003115352
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Harrison; David Howard, RGN.; Damian Mitchell
ISBN: 1412932351 9781412932356 9780761973188 0761973184 9780761973195 0761973192 9781446221211 1446221210 9781446229415 1446229416 9786610204663 6610204667 1280204664 9781280204661
OCLC Number: 70774215
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; An introduction to acute mental health care: from acute concerns to the capable practitioner; Chapter 1 --
Acute psychiatric in-patient assessment; Chapter 2 --
Measuring health and social functioning using HoNOS; Chapter 3 --
Social inclusion and acute care; Chapter 4 --
Strategies for surviving acute care; Chapter 5 --
Case management: perspectives of the UK and US systems; Chapter 6 --
Integrated care pathways: the 'acute' context; Chapter 7 --
Risk assessment and management in acute mental health care; Chapter 8 --
Observation.
Responsibility: edited by Marc Harrison, David Howard and Damian Mitchell.

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Recent mental health policy has focused on developing community-based services, but the reality remains that patients experiencing acute episodes of illness are mainly cared for in hospital settings.  Read more...

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