Clinical Manual of Substance Abuse / Edition 2

Clinical Manual of Substance Abuse / Edition 2

by Jean Kinney, Mosby Year Bk
     
 

CLINICAL MANUAL OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE addresses the complex issues of alcohol and drug abuse and provides timely information to help health care professionals effectively care for patients with substance abuse problems. This manual focuses on the role of the nurse as a member of the health care team, and whenever possible, differentiates the roles of the various

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CLINICAL MANUAL OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE addresses the complex issues of alcohol and drug abuse and provides timely information to help health care professionals effectively care for patients with substance abuse problems. This manual focuses on the role of the nurse as a member of the health care team, and whenever possible, differentiates the roles of the various members of the team.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815150923
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/15/1996
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.51(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

MANAGEMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE
• An Overview of Substance Use and Abuse
• Routine Screening and Initial Assessment
• Engaging the Patient in Treatment
• Substance Use Treatment
• Overview of Medical Management
• Nursing Care of the Substance-Abusing Patient
• The Role of the Social Worker
• Educating Yourself and Others
• Resources for Educators and Trainers
• SPECIAL POPULATIONS, SPECIAL CONCERNS
• Introduction to Part II
• African-Americans
• Hispanics
• Migrant Workers
• Native Americans
• Rural Residents
• Dual Diagnoses
• Neonatal Effects of Alcohol and Drugs
• Children of Alcoholics
• Adolescents
• College Students
• Women and Alcoholism
• The Elderly
• Impaired Health Care Professionals
• Other Special Populations
• APPENDICES
• Organizations
• Alcohol and Drug Periodicals
• Directory of Databases, Networks, and Bulletin Board Systems
• Professional Development

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