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Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing By Patrick Callaghan (Professor of Mental Health Nursing, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK)

Summary

The Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing provides practical, easily accessible, concise and up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines about the essential elements of mental health nursing practice in one portable format.

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing Summary

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing by Patrick Callaghan (Professor of Mental Health Nursing, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK)

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.

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing Reviews

Review from previous edition Not only does it provide a guide for a range of interventions used in mental health nursing but it also furnishes the reader with a clear and concise guide to a variety of agencies, both statuatory and voluntary, relating to mental health care and management, which all mental health nurses should be aware of...[it is] written by mental health nurses for mental health nurses, as opposed to theorists or academics who can sometimes lose touch with the reality of caring for individual with mental health problems... * justfornurses.co.uk *
... clear, well-thought out and... comprehensive companion for mental health nurses is a helpful structure on which to build competent, sensitive and effective practice. * Nursing Standard *
I was left with an overwhelming feeling of regret on reading this book that I am not about to start my career all over again. It is not a book to borrow, it is one you must own. * From the Foreword by Professor Peter Nolan, Staffordshire University, UK *

About Patrick Callaghan (Professor of Mental Health Nursing, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK)

Patrick Callaghan is Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham where he leads the Mental Health Research Programme. He is Associate Director (Research Engagement) at the National Institute of Health Research Mental Health Research Network. He was the first elected Chair of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK and sits on the steering committee of Horatio: The European Association of Mental Health Nursing. He is a Professorial Fellow, Deputy Director and Board member of the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham. In 2010 he was awarded the Eileen Skellern Memorial Lecture for his contribution to Mental Health Nursing. He led the education group of the Chief Nursing Officer's Review of Mental Health Nursing in England in 2005. Professor Callaghan has published more than 70 papers, secured around GBP4m of research grants and edited three books.

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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NGR9780198703853
9780198703853
0198703856
Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing by Patrick Callaghan (Professor of Mental Health Nursing, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK)
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Oxford University Press
2015-10-01
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