Description

Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX? examination.


Key Features:-

  • Balanced nursing-medical approach offers strong baseline coverage of the nursing process and interdi
  • Complete coverage of the nursing process features the six-step problem-solving method and how to put
  • DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them.
  • Nursing care plans provide care guidelines for each plan and include a brief case study, followed by
  • Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client.
  • Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and promote critical thinking.

More Details about Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 5e (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Fortinash
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition5
ISBN9780323075725
Pages752
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012