Lippincott Handbook for Psychiatric Nursing and Care Planning

Lippincott Handbook for Psychiatric Nursing and Care Planning

By: Lippincott (contributor)Paperback

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This portable, spiralbound handbook is a user-friendly guide to drug dosages, assessment tools, care plans, and other clinical information in psychiatric health care. It provides a quick-reference approach to need-to-know, critical information for clinical practice. The unique full-color design enables readers to quickly access the information they need in any setting. Consistent presentation of material within and across sections facilitates student understanding and allows easy navigation. The content includes 34 commonly used assessment tools, 84 drug monographs, and 28 care plans that integrate NANDA/NIC/NOC labels, enabling students to become familiar with the language of nursing.

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Section 1: Foundational Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Chapter 1: Core Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Chapter 2: Legal and Cultural Considerations Section 2: Assessment, Interviewing, and Communication Chapter 3: The Nurse-Client Relationship Chapter 4: Common Psychiatric Assessment Tools Section 3: Therapeutic Modalities Chapter 5: Individual, Group, and Family Therapies and Interventions Chapter 6: Integrative and Somatic Therapies Section 4: Psychopharmacology Chapter 7: Anxiolytics and Sedative-hypnotics Chapter 8: Antidepressants Chapter 9: Mood Stabilizers Chapter 10: Antipsychotics Chapter 11: Cognitive Enhancers Chapter 12: Stimulants/Nonstimulants Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Agents Section 5: Mental Health and Psychiatric Disorders Chapter 14: Anxiety Disorders Chapter 15: Cognitive disorders Chapter 16: Dissociative Disorders Chapter 17: Eating Disorders Chapter 18: Impulse-control Disorders Chapter 19: Mood Disorders Chapter 20: Personality Disorders Chapter 21: Sexual/Gender Disorders Chapter 22: Sleep Disorders Chapter 23: Somatoform Disorders Chapter 24: Substance-related disorders Chapter 25: Thought disorders Section 6: Emergency Situations Chapter 26: Anger and Aggression Chapter 27: Abuse and Violence Chapter 28 : Suicide Chapter 29: Crisis and Disaster Section 7: Special Situations Chapter 30: Forensic Clients Chapter 31: Children and Adolescents Chapter 32: Older Adults Chapter 33: Homeless Clients INCLUDED ASSESSMENT TOOLS General Assessment Tools Anxiety Assessment Tools Dementia Assessment Tools Mood Disorder Assessment Tools Substance Disorder Assessment Tools INCLUDED DRUG MONOGRAPHS Antidepressants Antipsychotics Anxiolytics and Sedative-hypnotics Cognitive Enhancers Mood Stabilizers Stimulants/Nonstimulants Miscellaneous Agents

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781582557304
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 640
  • ID: 9781582557304
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 1582557306

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