Clinical Companion for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Clinical Companion for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

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For courses in psychiatric or mental health nursing.A portable and accessible guide, this clinical companion is an essential reference book for students. Provides DSM-IV-TR classifications, common diagnostic studies, over 20 clinical applications for mental health disorders, medications, and more. Can be a supplement to Fontaine 5e or Kneisl 1e.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 104.14 x 175.26 x 15.24mm | 136.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130982415
  • 9780130982414

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Portable and a quick-reference, this handbook is a "must-have" for nurses and nursing students alike! Topics include DSM-IV-TR classifications, common diagnostic studies, over 20 clinical applications for mental health disorders, medications, and much more! This Clinical Companion includes: Diagnosis / Nursing Interventions. Drug summaries. Tables and boxes to enhance visual learning. Over 20 clinical applications.show more

Table of contents

QUICK REFERENCE. Standards of Practice. Safety Guidelines. Common Diagnostic Studies. DSM-IV-TR. Legal Issues. Universal Precautions.ASSESSMENT. Neuropsychiatric Assessment.DIAGNOSIS. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses.PLANNING. NOC.IMPLEMENTATION. NIC. Psychoeducation. Therapies. Medications. Clinical Applications.EVALUATION AND DOCUMENTATION. Charting Guidelines. Practice Based Research.REFERENCES. INDEX.show more

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