Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology [NOOK Book]

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A pocket-sized clinical companion, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning, 5th Edition supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. It offers quick and easy access to plans of care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Expert author Elizabeth Varcarolis, provides a clinically-based focus with the latest guidelines to psychiatric nursing care. Designed to ...

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Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology

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Overview

A pocket-sized clinical companion, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning, 5th Edition supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. It offers quick and easy access to plans of care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Expert author Elizabeth Varcarolis, provides a clinically-based focus with the latest guidelines to psychiatric nursing care. Designed to accompany Foundations of Mental Health Nursing, this book is a perfect reference for creating care plans and for clinical use.

  • The latest diagnoses, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information.
  • Care plans containing nursing diagnosis, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, long- and short-term goals, and interventions and rationales offer plans of care for a wide range of psychiatric nursing diagnoses.
  • A focus on clinical information furnishes you with information on providing patient care in a range of settings.
  • Assessment Guides, including tables, charts, and questionnaires facilitate patient diagnosis and care.
  • A chapter on Major Psychotropic Interventions and Patient and Family Teaching, in addition to the content found in each disorder chapter, helps you better understand the uses and workings of the psychotropic agents.
  • Coverage of major disorders exposes you to a wide range of disorders within psychiatric nursing.
  • NEW! The most recent information in the field, including the DSM-5, supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients.
  • NEW! 2007 ANA Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice familiarize you with the current guidelines for the practice of psychiatric nursing.
  • NEW! Updated 2012-2014NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses present information on the latest nursing diagnoses related to psychiatric nursing.
  • NEW! Updated medications equip you with the latest information on medications used with psychiatric patients.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455740185
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/10/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 768
  • Sales rank: 502,435
  • File size: 48 MB
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Table of Contents

Part I: Guidelines for Planning Psychiatric Nursing Care

1. The Nursing Process and Assessment Tools for Psychiatric Nursing

2. Maximizing Communication Skills

3. Guidelines for the Nurse Conducting a Clinical Interview

Part II: Diagnosis and Care Planning

4. Selected Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

5. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

6. Depressive Disorders

7. Bipolar Disorders

8. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

9. Personality Disorders

10. Addictions

11. Eating Disorders

12. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia

Part III: Psychiatric Emergencies and Forensic Issues

13. Crisis Intervention and Rehabilitation

14. Family Violence

15. Sexual Assault

16. Suicide Behaviors

17. Anger and Aggression

18. Grieving and Complicated Grieving

Part IV: Challenging Behaviors

19. Manipulative Behaviors

20. Noncompliance (Nonadherence) to Medication or Treatment

Part V: Psychopharmacology

21. Major Psychotropic Interventions and Patient and Family Teaching

Appendix A  References

Appendix B  Classification and Full Assessment

Appendix C  Assessment Tools for Children and Adolescents

Appendix D  Assessment Guides

Appendix E  Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)

Appendix F  Nursing Care in Electroconvulsive Therapy

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