The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing

Author: Michael Coffey,Ben Hannigan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134464487

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 903

This handbook brings together authoritative contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and practice. In thirty-three chapters it covers a wide range of topics, from the history of the profession to current approaches to specific client groups, organised around three linked themes: professional context practice issues education and research. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and suggestions for further reading, and also includes useful appendices listing key professional and voluntary organisations, journals, Internet and mailing lists. The handbook reflects the diversity and scope of the role of the CMHN and recognizes the multidisciplinary and service user context in which nurses work. It is an essential text for CMHNs and mental health nurse educators, and offers a useful source of reference for allied professionals.

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Author: Patrick Callaghan,Catherine Gamble

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191008850

Category: Medical

Page: 424

View: 6042

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.

Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Author: Stephen Tee,Joanne Brown,Diane Carpenter

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444121294

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 5316

A concise and user-friendly guide, Handbook of Mental Health Nursing helps nursing students learn the essential skills required for practice. This practical handbook is informed by an interdisciplinary understanding of mental health problems and the recovery from mental health difficulties. Features: Highlights case studies and draws on narratives of patient experience to help caregivers make educated decisions in partnership with service users Focuses on assessment, classification, models of therapeutic practice, specific mental health problems and needs, and the organization of care Use a values-based approach integrating evidence-based data with service users’ perceptions Presents case studies and participant narratives throughout Includes practical exercises designed to develop skills and understanding in person-centred care This book is an essential purchase for all students and educators in mental health nursing and related health and social care fields.

Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

Evidence, Practice and Empowerment

Author: Edilma Yearwood,Vicki Hines-Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317702212

Category: Medical

Page: 492

View: 1838

Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. "I welcome, at long last, a book on global mental health targeted to nurses, the front-line health worker for billions of people around the world.? The roles that nurses can, and should, play in mental health care are diverse and this book addresses both well-trod as well as emerging concerns across the continuum of care from promotion to prevention to treatment. Importantly, at the heart of this diversity is the foundation of compassion and care, the hallmark of the nursing profession." – Vikram Patel, Professor of International Mental Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow in Clinical Science, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK 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.

Older People and Mental Health Nursing

A Handbook of Care

Author: Rebecca Neno,Barry Aveyard,Hazel Heath

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470691492

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7936

Older People and Mental Health Nursing provides an evidence-based guide to caring for the growing number of older people with mental health issues. It focuses on the knowledge and key skills which practitioners require to work effectively with older people who have, or are at risk of developing, mental health needs. Divided into five sections, Older People and Mental Health Nursing first explores the background, historical perspectives and influences on mental health care in later life. It then looks at the ethical and legal issues involved, therapeutic relationships, and the values underpinning support and care. Part three focuses on aspects which have traditionally been neglected in mental health care, including culture, religion and sexuality. Part four details specific mental health issues for older people, including delirium, depression, and dementia. The final section explores future trends in older people’s mental health and offers ideas on how nursing is developing, and could develop, to address these. Offers a practical evidence-based guide to the care of older people with mental health conditions Includes thought provoking practice examples throughout Contains guidelines for nursing practice & therapeutic interventions Includes case studies and reflective scenarios Written by experts in the field

Handbook of Psychiatric Nursing

Author: Gail Wiscarz Stuart

Publisher: Mosby


Category: Medical

Page: 465

View: 6078

Based on: Principles and practice of psychiatric nursing. 8th ed. c2005.

Politische Kommunikation in der Mediengesellschaft

Eine Einführung

Author: Otfried Jarren,Patrick Donges

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3531902121

Category: Political Science

Page: 381

View: 750

In diesem in der 2. Auflage nun einbändigen Lehrbuch werden die unterschiedlichen theoretischen Ansätze diskutiert, mit deren Hilfe man Politische Kommunikation analysieren und verstehen kann. Mit dem politischen System werden der Rahmen und mit Öffentlichkeit der Raum vorgestellt, in denen politische Kommunikation stattfindet. Weitere Themen sind die Medien und ihre Strukturen als Handlungsrahmen der politischen Kommunikation, die beteiligten Akteure, die Prozesse sowie die Strategien, Instrumente und Formen der politischen PR. Politische Inhalte in den Medien werden dabei als Handlungs- und Strukturergebnis begriffen.

Nurse's Handbook of Behavioral and Mental Health Drugs

Author: Jones & Bartlett Learning,

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449690548

Category: Medical

Page: 668

View: 1602

The Drug Reference That Gives You More! Jones and Bartlett Publisher’s Nurse's Handbook of Behavioral and Mental Health Drugs is the most practical, most up-to-date, and easiest to use nursing drug book! Concise drug entries include: Chemical and therapeutic classes FDA pregnancy risk category Controlled substance schedule Indications and dosages Route, onset, steady state peak, half-life, and duration information shown as a chart Mechanism of action (many with illustrations) Incompatibilities Contraindications Interactions with drugs, food, and activities (such as smoking) Adverse reactions Overdose signs and symptoms and nursing interventions Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points The Nurse’s Handbook of Behavioral and Mental Health Drugs, 3rd Edition also provides: Dosage adjustments for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Mechanism-of-action illustrations that enhance the detailed explanations of how drugs work at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels; Warnings that highlight important facts you need to know before, during, or after drug administration.

Handbook of Mental Health Administration and Management

Author: William H. Reid,Stuart B. Silver

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134941013

Category: Psychology

Page: 568

View: 1605

Clinicians who understand mental health care administration in addition to their clinical fields are likely to be valuable to the organizations in which they work. This handbook is an accessible source of information for professionals coming from either clinical or management backgrounds. Sections offer coverage in: mental health administrative principles, mental health care management, business, finance and funding of care, information technology, human resources and legal issues.

Nurse's Handbook of Behavioral and Mental Health Drugs

Author: Blanchard & Loeb

Publisher: Delmar Pub


Category: Medical

Page: 636

View: 6030

This handbook provides accurate, timely, and reliable facts on hundreds of drugs organized alphabetically. The drug entries include chemical and therapeutic classes, indications and dosages, and nursing considerations. The entries also give information on incompatibilities, contraindications, and adverse reactions. It contains mechanism-of-action illustrations that enhance the detailed explanations of how drugs work at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels. This handbook provides dosage adjustments for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs. Warnings are given that highlight important facts you need to know before, during, or after drug administration. It also contains additional reference sections that cover the nurse's role in all aspects of behavioral and mental health drug therapy, classification of seizures, and herbal remedies with psychotropic effects.

Nurse's Handbook of Behavioral and Mental Health Drugs

Author: Kevin D. Dodds

Publisher: Blanchard and Loeb


Category: Medical

Page: 575

View: 8092

This up-to-date and easy-to-use handbook gives you: Accurate, reliable facts on hundreds of drugs presented alphabetically. Concise drug entries that are organized consistently for quick reference.- Vital information you need to know about each drug: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedules. Indications and dosages, route, onset, steady state, peak, half-life and duration. Mechanism of action. Incompatibilities, contraindications, and interactions with drugs, food, and activities. Adverse reactions and overdose signs and symptoms and nursing interventions. Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points.- Special Features: Dosage adjustments for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs. Mechanism-of-action illustrations that show how drugs work at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels. Warnings of important facts you need to know before, during, or after drug administration.- Additional Reference Sections: The nurse's role in all aspects of behavioral and mental health drug therapy. How behavioral and mental health drugs work. Classification of seizures. Common sources of caffeine that patients should avoid when taking a psychostimulant. Herbal remedies with psychotropic effects

Communication Skills For Mental Health Nurses

An introduction

Author: Morrissey, Jean,Callaghan, Patrick

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033523870X

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 6024

A fantastic introductory guide for mental health nursing students who wish to develop and hone their communication skills.

Engagement and Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing

Author: Sandra Walker

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473905273

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 899

Being able to engage with service users and communicate effectively is a fundamental skill identified by the NMC and required of all mental health nurses. The reality is that building rapport and developing therapeutic relationships does not come instinctively for everyone. The authors have responded to this with a book that explains the different communication theories and models and goes on to show students how they work in the real world. Innovative exercises encourage reflection and enable students to practice their developing communication skills as they progress. Throughout the book the authors are focussed on promoting recovery and have put the service user at the centre of the discussion, ensuring that their voice is heard. Key features: - Covers the communication content of the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for pre-registration degree-level nursing education - Focussed on promoting recovery and adopts a person-centred approach - Interactive style using realistic scenarios and case studies making theory easy to apply to practice - Includes a chapter co-authored by a service user offering a unique insight.

Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

Author: Patrick Callaghan,Helen Waldock

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199561419

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 7173

A vital tool for any mental health nurse who provides emergency or crisis care, offering easy access to key guidelines and management strategies. The standardised layout, portable format and bullet-point style allows for quick reference.

Public Health and Community Nursing E-Book

Frameworks for practice

Author: Dianne Watkins,Judy Cousins

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702042609

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 4947

The third edition of this popular and useful text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the many major changes that have taken place in community nursing, making it an invaluable and up-to-date reference for all community nursing courses. The book covers the current public health landscape, epidemiology, frameworks for practice, with sections on family, and on the different Community Public Health Nurse Specialists. ‘Real-life’ case-studies link theory and practice, and promote further enquiry Discussion points encourage student reflection on methods of enhancing their professional and practice development A framework approach promotes development of practice Key issues begin, and Summaries end, each chapter to aid studying References and recommended reading promote depth and breadth of study. Thorough revision to reflect changes in community nursing More emphasis on public health reflects current government emphasis New chapters on: Chronic disease management Educational FrameworksCollaborative working Occupational Health NursesAdvanced Nurse PractitionersNurse prescribing

Mental Health Nursing E-Book

An Evidence Based Approach

Author: Rob Newell,Kevin Gournay

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040797

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 810

This new edition of Mental Health Nursing: an evidence-based approach has been fully updated to include the latest research-based guidance. A wide variety of client problems is covered with , so that students are assured that what they learn is underpinned by a sound evidence base for treatment, and qualified mental health nurses can be confident that their practice is informed by the most up-to-date research. Skills acquisition is emphasised and experiential exercises encourage connections between theory and practice. Based on up-to-date, evidence-based information Emphasises skills acquisition Puts the nurse's role central to mental health care Contributors and editors are national and international experts in their fields Uses experiential exercises to reinforce learning and encourage connections from theory to practice

A Pocket Guide to Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health

Author: Chris Hart

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134459017

Category: Medical

Page: 172

View: 9904

Risk assessment and risk management are top of every mental health trust’s agenda. This concise and easy-to-read book provides an informative and practical guide to the process of undertaking a risk assessment, arriving at a formulation and then developing a risk management plan. Covering everything a practitioner may have to think about when undertaking risk assessments in an accessible, logical form, the book includes practice recommendations rooted in the latest theory and evidence base. Attractively presented, plentiful clinical tip boxes, tables, diagrams and case examples make it easy to identify key information. Samples of authentic dialogue demonstrate ways in which to formulate questions and think about complex problems with the person being assessed. A series of accompanying films, professionally made and based on actual case studies, are available on a companion website, further illustrate key risk assessment and management skills. This accessible guidebook is designed for all mental health professionals, and professionals-in-training. It will also be a useful reference for healthcare practitioners who regularly come into contact with people experiencing mental health problems.