Acute Mental Health Nursing: From Acute Concerns to the Capable Practitioner

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Overview

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. 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761973195
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Acute Mental Health Care - David Howard
From Acute Concerns to Capable Practioner
Acute Psychiatric In-Patient Assessment - Joe Curran and Paul Rogers
Measuring Health and Social Functioning Using Ho NOS - Mick James and Damian Mitchell
Social Inclusion and Acute Care - Julie Repper and Rachel Perkins
Strategies for Surviving Acute Care - Alison Faulkner
Case Management - Martin Ward and Gail W Stuart
Perspectives of the UK and US Systems
Integrated Care Pathways - Julie Hall
The 'Acute' Context
Risk Assessment and Management in Acute Mental Health Care - David Duffy, Mike Doyle and Tony Ryan
Observation - Julia Jones and Ann Jackson
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in In-Patient Care - Kevin Gournay
Psychosocial Interventions - Ian Baguley and Julie Dulson
Medication Management - Richard Gray

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