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Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (Point by Louise Rebraca Shives MSN ARNP CNS

By Louise Rebraca Shives MSN ARNP CNS

The up-to-date 7th version of this revered studying textual content promises the clinically crucial content material psychiatric and psychological well-being nurses have to perform with self assurance. Spanning the continuum of care, this variation may also help you excel in quite a number settings, enhance patron and relatives schooling talents, and construct the self-awareness you wish as a member of the interdisciplinary care staff. The book's wealth of recent studying good points and dynamic full-color layout mix to create an enticing knowledge-builder you are going to flip to back and again.

Skill-building beneficial properties are your guideposts to success!

  • Bio-psycho-social model offers an effective studying framework that's emphasised during the text.
  • Self-awareness prompts in each bankruptcy problem you to check your personal ideals and attitudes approximately taking care of mentally sick clients.
  • Multiple-choice, NCLEX®-style questions for overview and examination coaching contain right and wrong solutions with rationales.
  • An array of information bettering features—from net assets to key words, Key techniques, and habitual icons that spotlight every one step of nursing analysis and management—ensure that you simply by no means omit a step.
  • Critical pondering questions and studying activities placed your problem-solving talents to the test.

New to the 7th Edition...

  • New bankruptcy on forensic nursing is helping you construct the observational and investigative talents key to this evolving quarter of nursing practice.
  • New content material on spirituality, additional to the bankruptcy on cultural and moral matters, may help you construct more desirable healing relationships with clients.
  • Updated psychopharmacological material comprises severe details at the most modern medicines, their therapy functions, and limitations—plus precis tables that spotlight the most important medicines used for every disorder.
  • The most recent diagnostic criteria replicate DSM-IV-TR standards.
  • Evidence-Based perform Boxes during the textual content tension the worth of analysis findings in guiding remedy choices.

A pupil source CD-ROM certain into every one publication contains scientific simulations for significant melancholy and schizophrenia, psychotropic drug monographs, over three hundred NCLEX®-style evaluation questions, and picture viewing guides.

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A revision followed in 1976. Belief that the scope of practice is linked to practice standards resulted in the publication of Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice in 1982. Broader general standards of nursing practice are delineated in the Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice (ANA, 1991). In May 1999, a workgroup convened to review and revise, if necessary, the A Statement on Psychiatric– Mental Health Clinical Nursing Practice and Standards of Psychiatric–Mental Health Clinical Nursing Practice published in 1994.

As of July 2005, the Act was still under debate in the Senate. As mentioned herein, during the 20th century, psychiatric nursing began to evolve as a clinical specialty. Table 2-4 lists historical events influencing psychiatric nursing from 1856 to the present. Box 2-4 provides examples of research on biologic aspects of mental illness during the period known as the Decade of the Brain (1990–2000). Standards of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Practice Standards of practice are authoritative statements used by the nursing profession to describe the responsibilities for which nurses are accountable.

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