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Rapid Mental Health Nursing
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Main description:

A concise, pocket–sized, A–Z rapid reference handbook on all the essential areas of mental health nursing, aimed at nursing students and newly qualified practitioners.



  • Covers a broad range of mental health disorders, approaches interventions and conditions

  • Easy to locate practical information quickly in a pocket sized, rapid reference format

  • The topics and structure are mapped on to the NMC s (2010) Standards for Pre–registration Nursing Education and their required essential skills and knowledge.


Contents:

Introduction viii


Essential skills and knowledge


Assessment 3


Care planning 5


Clinical decision–making 8


Clinical observations 10


Clinical risk in mental health 12


Communication 14


Diagnosis and classification 17


Documentation 19


Early intervention services 21


Electroconvulsive therapy 24


Elimination 25


Infection control 27


Leadership 29


Lifelong learning 31


Managing aggression and violence 34


Managing people 36


Managing risk 39


Medication 41


Medicines management 44


Mental health law 46


Nutrition and fluid management 50


Organising care 52


Physical well–being 54


Psychiatric examination 57


Psychological interventions 59


Psychological therapies 61


Recovery 64


Reflection 66


Research 68


Suicide and self–harm 71


Therapeutic relationships 74


Time management 76


Values–based practice 78


Conditions


Acute confusional state 85


Alcohol misuse 87


Anxiety and related conditions 89


Bipolar affective disorder 91


Child and adolescent mental health 92


Dementia 95


Depression 97


Disorders associated with pregnancy 99


Drug misuse 102


Eating disorders 104


Functional disorders in older adults 106


Learning disabilities in mental health 108


Neuropsychiatry 110


Personality disorders 112


Schizophrenia 114


Sexual disorders 117


Sleep disorders 119


Trauma and other stress–related conditions 122


Unresolved grief 124


Specific issues


Asylum seekers and refugees 131


Culture and ethnicity 132


Homelessness 133


Older adults 134


Safeguarding vulnerable adults 135


Sexual abuse 137


Sexuality and gender 138


Spirituality and religion 140


Appendices 141


Revision questions 150


Glossary 162


References, further reading and useful resources 168


Index 179


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781119045014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: April, 2016
Pages: 208

Subcategories: Nursing