Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

by Patrick Callaghan, Helen Waldock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198568983

ISBN-13: 9780198568988

Pub. Date: 11/10/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Fully revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing is the indispensable resource for all those caring for patients with mental health problems. Practical, concise, and up-to-date with the latest guidelines, practice, and initiatives, this handbook is designed to allow essential information to be quickly accessible to nurses…  See more details below

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Fully revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing is the indispensable resource for all those caring for patients with mental health problems. Practical, concise, and up-to-date with the latest guidelines, practice, and initiatives, this handbook is designed to allow essential information to be quickly accessible to nurses in a busy clinical setting.

This Handbook contains expert guidance on all aspects of the nurses role. Written by experienced nurses and teachers, it will help you acheive the best possible results for your patients. Summaries of key sections of the mental health act are provided, as well as the mental capacity act, mental health legislation in Scotland and other UK countries. New material for the second edition includes expanded and revised information on leadership, medications, physical interventions, basic life support, religion, spirituality and faith, and working with older adults, as well as a brand new chapter on contemporary issues in mental health nursing.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198568988
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/10/2006
Series:
Oxford Handbooks in Nursing Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 4.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to mental health nursing
2. Essential mental health nursing skillsv
3. Working with specific issues and concerns
4. Interventions
5. Violence
6. Risk
7. Common mental disorders
8. UK Mental Health Legislations
9. Medications
10. Culture
11. Older people
12. Leadership
13. Evidence-based mental health nursing
14. Research
15. Liaison mental health services

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