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Essentials of Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing By M. Townsend

Essentials of Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing
by M. Townsend

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Essentials of Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing by M. Townsend

-- Geared toward nursing programs that devote less than six weeks to psychiatric/mental health nursing-- Uses the stress-adaptation model as its conceptual framework-- Each disorder includes: historic and epidemiologic factors, background assessment data, predisposing factors/symptomatology, common nursing diagnoses with standardized guidelines for intervention in care, outcome criteria, reassessment, evaluation, and medications/treatment modalities-- Assessment based on criteria from DSM IV-- Chapters include objectives, glossary, case studies with critical thinking exercises, NCLEX-style chapter review questions, care plans and critical pathways, and approved NANDA diagnoses-- Special topics include crisis intervention, psychobiology, psychopharmacology, sociocultural concepts, therapeutic groups, family as a group, and the suicidal client-- Contains selected case studies or "Build Your Critical Thinking Skills" boxes with three questions per case-- Includes standardized care plans with scientific rationales for every nursing intervention-- Appendix includes critical pathways and a list of common psychiatric behaviors and associated NANDA nursing diagnoses

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Essentials of Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing by M. Townsend
M. Townsend
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