More Details about Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts Of Care In Evidence Based Practice 7th Edition

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Author(s)Townsend M C
PublisherF.A. Davis
Publish YearJanuary 2012


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. Follow an evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice that focuses on both biological and behavioural components. Thoroughly revised and updated, the 7th Edition adds a new emphasis on therapeutic communication and offers up-to-date coverage of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiatives. Plus, a BONUS CD-ROM provides additional practice with an electronic workbook and NCLEX-style questions, including alternate-item format questions. The features new to this edition are: Clinical Pearls identifying important clinical information throughout; the latest terminology, interventions, and techniques for nursing care plans; NCLEX style chapter end questions; Nursing diagnoses from "NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions & Classification, 2009-2011"; Psychotropic drugs approved since the publication of the 6th Edition; Chapter on Mood Disorders now divided into 2 chapters - Depression and Bipolar Disorders. This title offers an evidence-based, holistic approach that focuses on both the biological and behavioral components of mental illness. It includes in-depth explanations of nursing interventions; patient Outcomes presented as measurable short- and long-term goals; and, coverage of electronic documentation.