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Rely on the distinctive voice and dedicated vision of Mary C. Townsend to provide the most clearly written, comprehensive text for psychiatric mental health nursing. Its evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice focuses on both biological and behavioral components. The 8th Edition of this popular text delivers even more of what nursing students need to meet the challenges of health care today. Completely revised and updated throughout, it reflects all of the new knowledge in the field and the practice of mental health nursing today, including DSM-5, NANDA-I 2012-2014, and QSEN. The Plus Code, inside new, printed texts, unlocks a wealth of instructor and student resources online at DavisPlus, including Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, Student Question Bank, Electronic Workbook, and Interactive Clinical Scenarios. KEY FEATURES The unique continuity and clarity of the voice of a single author in an easy-to-understand writing style that students actually read. An evidence-based, holistic approach across the lifespan that focuses on both the biological and behavioral components of mental illness. Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) activities with guidelines for attaining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to fulfill the initiative s quality and safety competencies. Emphasis on therapeutic communication, including an icon that highlights talking points and interventions in the care plans. In-depth explanations of nursing interventions. Patient Outcomes that are presented as measurable short- and long-term goals. Coverage of electronic documentation

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Author(s)TOWNSEND
PublisherFA Davis Company
Edition8
ISBN9780803640924
Pages960
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearOctober 2014