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Management of Violence and Aggression: A Manual for Nurses and Health Care Workers / Edition 1
     

Management of Violence and Aggression: A Manual for Nurses and Health Care Workers / Edition 1

by Tom Mason
 

ISBN-10: 0443059349

ISBN-13: 9780443059346

Pub. Date: 11/02/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

An extremely practical book that offers methods of prevention and management strategies, and provides a comprehensive view of the problem of violence and aggression from patients/clients. This book, based on sound research, is cleverly structured so that the notion of violence becomes more explicit with each succeeding chapter, until finally the violent outburst

Overview

An extremely practical book that offers methods of prevention and management strategies, and provides a comprehensive view of the problem of violence and aggression from patients/clients. This book, based on sound research, is cleverly structured so that the notion of violence becomes more explicit with each succeeding chapter, until finally the violent outburst arrives. This innovative book explores a topical, vital subject that appeals to a variety of nurses and other professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443059346
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/02/1999
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
0.65(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: General Overview of Violence and Aggression
Introduction
The Dynamic of Violence and Aggression
Phases of Violence and Aggression
Section 2: Options Available in the Phases of Violence and Aggression
Phase 1: Phase of Relative Normality
Observation, Surveillance and Diversionary Techniques
Resources and Staffing
Phase 2: Phase of Pre-Aggression.
Intervention Modalities and Models
Controlling Measures and Management
Phase 3: Phase of Attack
Isolation Techniques
Physical Restraint
Mechanical Control
Chemical Control
Section 3: Corollaries of Violence and Aggression
Serious Situations
Injuries, Job Stress and Burnout
Learning from Experience

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