Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing / Edition 5

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This handy Pocket Guide is a practical clinical reference for both psychiatric nurses and nursing students. Organized according to the Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness, the guide provides an arsenal of clinical tools to help you carefully conceptualize, plan, and document nursing care actions. Initial chapters offer a refresher of basic psychiatric care planning concepts useful for any patient, in any treatment setting. The remainder of the book provides a troubleshooting guide to specific psychiatric nursing care problems with dozens of treatment plan summaries and various other tools for the biological and sociological assessment of patients. The new edition includes the latest ANA psychiatric nursing standards for nursing care; NANDA and DSM-IV-TR diagnoses to provide nursing and medical perspectives of care; new summary tables of evidence-based treatments and evidence-based algorithms; and the new information on psychotropic medications, somatic treatments, and alternative therapies.

Basic concepts of psychiatric nursing, psychiatric nursing interventions-anxiety/self-destructive behavior/etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323014755
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Series: Nursing Pocket Guides Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 335
  • Product dimensions: 4.48 (w) x 7.34 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CARE · Roles and Functions of Psychiatric Nurses · Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship · The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of Psychiatric Nursing Care · Biopsychosocial Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care · Environmental Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care · Legal-Ethical Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care · Implementing Clinical Practice Standards · Continuum of Psychiatric Care · APPLYING PRINCIPLES IN NURSING PRACTICE · Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders · Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders · Self-concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders · Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders · Self-protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior · Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders · Social Responses and Personality Disorders · Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders · Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders · Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders · Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders 8 Psychopharmacology · Somatic and Alternative Therapies · Index
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