- Filename: psychiatric-mental-health-nursing-4th-edition.
- ISBN: 1935213237
- Release Date: 2012
- Number of pages: 293
- Author: Kim Hutchinson
Rev. ed. of: Psychiatric-mental health nursing / by Elizabeth Arnold, Karan Kverno.
Rev. ed. of: Psychiatric-mental health nursing / by Elizabeth Arnold, Karan Kverno.
Written by an expert in psychiatric-mental health nursing, this book provides a clinical reference tool and continuing education contact hours. This manual helps readers enhance critical thinking skills and identify strengths and weaknesses.
Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.
2 Books in 1. . . Q&A Course Review and NCLEX prep. Guarantee your mastery of psychiatric mental health nursing knowledge while honing your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 900 multiple-choice and alternate format questions, organized by specific disorders, make a difficult subject more manageable. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you to critically analyze the question types.
Preceded by Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner review manual / by Kathryn Johnson and Dawn Vanderhoef. 3rd edition. 2013.
Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX ̈ examination. UNIQUE! Balanced nursing-medical approach offers strong baseline coverage of the nursing process and interdisciplinary interventions and focuses on what psychiatric nurses actually do. Complete coverage of the nursing process features the six-step problem-solving method and how to put it into practice. DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them. Nursing care plans provide care guidelines for each plan and include a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation. UNIQUE! Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client. Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and promote critical thinking. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss the implications of current research studies. Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes focus on the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness. UNIQUE! Medication Key Facts boxes highlight the most common psychopharmacologic interventions along with safe and effective use. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder. Clinical Symptoms boxes help you apply content to the real world. Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder. Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember. Review questions with answers in the appendix offer immediate reinforcement of chapter content and help you prepare for the NCLEX Examination. Glossary provides concise definitions of key terms. Objectives and key terms emphasize the most important concepts from each chapter. UNIQUE! Enhanced readability makes it easier for you to grasp difficult material. UNIQUE! Concept map highlights the nurse's role in psychiatric care. NEW! Adaption to Stress chapter covers basic neuroanatomy and the psychobiological aspects of psychiatric disorders, and shows you how to manage stress. NEW! Forensic Nursing in Clinical Practice chapter explains current therapies used in the treatment of physiological and psychological health problems and demonstrates the importance of the nurse's role in providing holistic nursing care.
This fully updated Fifth Edition explores the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to application of interventions for commonly encountered disorders. The focus is on treatment modalities, nursing care, therapeutic communication, and self-awareness. The built-in study guide helps reinforce student learning and knowledge retention. Abundant features highlight the most pertinent learning concepts.
Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to offer effective aid, covering key topics in pre- and post-travel medicine, caring for immigrants and refugees, and working in low-resource settings. It's also the perfect source for travelers seeking quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information. Dynamic images illustrate key concepts for an enhanced visual understanding. Evidence-based treatment recommendations enable you to manage diseases confidently. This eBook allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Highlights new evidence and content surrounding mental health and traveling. Covers emerging hot topics such as Ebola virus disease, viral hemorrhagic fevers, the role of point-of-care testing in travel medicine, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in returning travelers and students traveling abroad. Includes an enhanced drug appendix in the back of the book.
Here’s the 5th Edition of the resource you’ll turn to again and again to select the appropriate diagnosis and to plan, individualize, and document care for more than 850 diseases and disorders. A new, streamlined design makes reference easier than ever. Only in the Nursing Diagnosis Manual will you find for each diagnosis…defining characteristics presented subjectively and objectively - sample clinical applications to ensure you have selected the appropriate diagnoses - prioritized action/interventions with rationales - a documentation section, and much more!
Published in collaboration with the ONS, this text is the definitive source for concepts and practices in oncology nursing and can be used for orientation of nurses to oncology, inservice and continuing education programs for practicing nurses, a basis for curriculum development in graduate programs, and as a review tool for certification. Based on the blueprint of the certification examination by the ONCC (Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation), the book is in outline format to help readers focus on the most important information. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details. Covers the entire scope of the specialty ensuring comprehensive coverage Outline format helps the reader focus on the most important information Effective guide for teaching and learning for in-service, continuing education, and academic programs Powerful study tool for the ONCC certification exam Tables and figures illustrate complex concepts * Entirely revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the current state of oncology nursing practice. * Expanded pain management content. * New content on nonpharmacologic interventions (e.g. heat massage, imagery). * New content on alternative therapies.
A user-friendly, yet comprehensive source of information about specific psychiatric and mental health illnesses and appropriate care. The text covers key elements including historic and epidemiologic factors, common nursing diagnoses, and guidelines for reassessment and evaluation of care.
Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "Test-taking strategies... Review questions" -- p.  of cover
Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6170-7 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6169-1 Learning. Applying. Assessing. Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, DavisPlus Resources, and Davis Edge work together to create an immersive, multimedia learning experience for students and complete teaching materials for instructors. The text provides the foundational knowledge. DavisPlus equips instructors with the lesson plans and activities they need to create active classrooms where students can apply what they're learning. Davis Edge tracks student progress and assesses their knowledge in real time until they've mastered the must-know concepts. Click here for a sneak peak! Text Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice, 7th Edition Whether it's an entire course on psychiatric nursing or integrating these principles into an existing course, this is the text that's concise, engaging and informative. It offers a holistic approach to mental health nursing that explores nursing diagnoses for both physiological and psychological disorders. Davis Edge www.DavisEdge.com Davis Edge is the online Q&A review platform that integrates seamlessly into the classroom to give students the additional practice questions they need to perform well on course and board exams. It provides instructors with the real-time information they need to monitor, track, and assess their class' vital signs...their mastery of the content and the development of their critical-thinking skills. They'll be able to easily identify the areas in which students are struggling and intervene quickly in class and on assignments to ensure that they succeed. Comprehension and Retention: How well are students understanding the content? Participation and Engagement: Are students keeping-up with their reading and assignments? Test-Taking Skills: Are students adapting to NCLEX�-style questions and improving their test-taking skills? You wouldn't wait until discharge to check a patient's vital signs... So why wait until exam time to find out how your students are faring in the course? An access code inside new printed texts unlocks Davis Edge and DavisPlus resources, including an ebook and Interactive Clinical Scenarios online.
Psychiatric disorders have consistently been identified as serious and significant global burdens of disease, yet meeting the needs of people in mental distress has not often been a priority in health care. This important reference work sets out the knowledge base for understanding the state of mental health care globally, and translating that into effective practice. The Handbook provides a historical and contemporary context of mental health care, identifies and discusses evidence-based standards of care and strategies for mental health promotion and explores the need to deliver care from interdisciplinary and community-based models, placing these imperatives within a human rights and empowerment framework. It is made up of four core sections which look at: Key and emerging issues that affect global mental health practice and research, including the social context of health; Evidence-based health promotion strategies for major areas of practice internationally; A range of country studies, reflecting different problems and approaches to mental health and mental health care internationally; and What constitutes empowering practice. The only comprehensive work looking at global perspectives on mental health nursing, this is an invaluable reference for all students, academics and professionals involved in mental health research with an interest in global or cross-cultural issues.