Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing Guide

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Edition: 11th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2020-09-29
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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1.       Practical diagnoses to create a care plan
2.       Up-to-date coverage of the latest psychotropic medications

Here’s the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients. It’s the perfect quick reference now for clinical rotations…and later for practicing nurses.

This Pocket Guide is really two books in one! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied in a variety of healthcare settings…from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic…to home health and private practice.

This quick reference book is the perfect complement to your core psych text – either Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing or Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.

See what students and practitioners are saying online about the previous edition…

Nursing Student Psych Nurse must-have.“This was a must-have for my clinical rotation for psychiatric nursing. Fit in my pant pocket. Super useful for nursing diagnoses and concept maps that were required. Has "evidenced by", "goals", "interventions" and "outcomes" -- plus describes all the different conditions! I want one for all my rotations!”—Elle, Online Reviewer

Excellent updated, comprehensive information. “Great, comprehensive overview. Love that so much is packed into this volume without adding bulk.”—Barbara R., Online Reviewer

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Index of DSM-5 Psychiatric Diagnoses

1.The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

2.Disorders Commonly Associated with Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
3.Neurocognitive Disorders
4.Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
5.Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
6.Depressive Disorders
7.Bipolar and Related Disorders
8.Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
9.Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
10.Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
11.Dissociative Disorders
12.Sexual Disorders and Gender Dysphoria
13.Eating Disorders
14.Personality Disorders

15.Problems Related to Abuse or Neglect
16.Suicide Prevention
18.Psychiatric Home Nursing Care
19.Forensic Nursing
20.Complementary Therapies
21.Loss and Bereavement
22.Military Families

23.Antianxiety Agents
25.Mood Stabilizing Agents
26.Antipsychotic Agents
27.Antiparkinsonian Agents and Tardive Dyskinesia Agents
29.Agents Use to Treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

A.Comparison of Developmental Theories
B.Ego Defense Mechanisms
C. Levels of Anxiety
D.Stages of Grief
E.Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communication
F.Psychosocial Therapies
G.Electroconvulsive Therapy
H.Medication Assessment Tool
I.Cultural Assessment Tool
J.DSM-5 Classification: Categories and Codes
K. Mental Status Assessment
L.Assigning Nursing Diagnoses to Patient Behaviors
M.Brief Mental Status Evaluation
N.Trauma-Informed Care
O.DEA Controlled Substances Schedules
P.Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)
Q.Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS)
R.Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)
S.Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale

Subject Index
Drug Index
Nursing Diagnoses Index

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