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Using the latest clinical research and diagnoses, Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 10th Edition provides a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to psychiatric nursing care. It follows the popular Stuart stress-adaptation framework and includes comprehensive coverage to simplify important nursing and medical concepts, promote quality and safety in care, and address psychobiology and psychopharmacology topics integral to today’s psychiatry. New to this edition is a chapter on psychiatric care of military personnel, plus the latest on health care reform, prescription abuse, and obesity issues. Written by psychiatric nursing expert Gail W. Stuart, this market-leading text makes it easy to apply classroom theory to clinical practice. An easy-to-follow writing style makes it easy to understand both simple and complex topics. A well-rounded, collaborative approach provides coverage of all major psychiatric disorders from nursing and medical perspectives. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness provides a consistent nursing-oriented framework, with clear explanations of biological, psychological, sociocultural, environmental, and legal-ethical components. An evidence-based practice approach bridges the gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Learning from a Clinical Case boxes begin disorders chapters with thought-provoking questions and end chapters with answers and feedback. Summarizing the Evidence boxes in the disorders chapters examine the research and findings that support psychiatric nursing care. A family focus and discussions of outpatient care reflect current trends in psychiatric nursing. A Patient Speaks and A Family Speaks boxes present short vignettes with the patient’s and family’s perspectives of the caregiving process. Competent Caring: A Clinical Exemplar of a Psychiatric Nurse boxes feature the experiences and personal insights of practicing psychiatric nurses. Medical and Nursing Diagnoses boxes and Detailed Diagnoses tables emphasize the interdisciplinary approach to patient care by presenting NANDA diagnoses relevant to specific disorders and describing the essential features of the related DSM-IV-TR diagnoses. Nursing Treatment Plan Summary tables present care plans including patient goals with nursing interventions and rationales. Patient Education Plan and Family Education Plan tables include key information that you need to share with the patient and his or her family to facilitate shorter hospital stays and more outpatient care. Therapeutic Dialogue boxes offer examples of nurse-patient interactions. Clinical examples include selected nursing diagnoses. Focus Points provide a comprehensive, point-by-point review of the important information in each chapter.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Book : 2014-04-14
Download Book : 832 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780323294126


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Genre Book : Psychiatric nursing
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Release Book : 2005
Download Book : 900 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9996000273


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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING has long been one of the leading psychiatric nursing texts for undergraduate students. This popularity is due to its comprehensive coverage of important nursing and medical concepts, the widely used stress-adaptation framework, and a biopsychosocial approach that stresses the mental health continuum and strong, current coverage of psychobiology and psychopharmacology reflecting the contemporary biological emphasis in psychiatry. The seventh edition offers a new, dynamic four-color text. The basic structure and award-winning approach of the book will be retained in the revision, accentuated by a new theoretic emphasis on evidence-based practice, which strives to decrease the knowledge gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Integrating this cutting-edge information will make Stuart & Laraia's approach unique in the psychiatric nursing market. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Stuart/)

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Genre Book : Psychiatric nursing
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
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Release Book : 2001
Download Book : 915 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:49015002766526


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Provides a presentation of current principles and practice of psychiatric nursing with a balance of theory and clinical application to help the student understand the whys and hows of psychiatric nursing practice.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release Book : 1998
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ISBN-10 : UOM:39015041779300


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This comprehensive, authoritative text provides a state-of-the-art review of current knowledge and best practices for helping adults with psychiatric disabilities move forward in their recovery process. The authors draw on extensive research and clinical expertise to accessibly describe the “whats,” “whys,” and “how-tos” of psychiatric rehabilitation. Coverage includes tools and strategies for assessing clients’ needs and strengths, integrating medical and psychosocial interventions, and implementing supportive services in such areas as housing, employment, social networks, education, and physical health. Detailed case examples in every chapter illustrate both the real-world challenges of severe mental illness and the nuts and bolts of effective interventions.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Patrick W. Corrigan
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release Book : 2007-10-17
Download Book : 562 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781606237304


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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release Book : 2013-02-01
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ISBN-10 : 0323171842


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What are the foundations of mental health nursing as a practice discipline and how do nurses approach their work? This textbook prepares qualified mental health nurses and those in training with the information necessary to question practice, and contribute to decision making in multi-disciplinary care teams.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Ian Norman
Publisher : Open University Press
Release Book : 2004
Download Book : 847 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0335226698


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A comprehensive core student text which combines theoretical foundations of mental health nursing with practical skills and interventions.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Norman, Ian
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release Book : 2013-04-01
Download Book : 728 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780335245611


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Based on Stuart & Sundeen's Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, this UK edition is geared toward practice for nurses in the UK. The first unit covers the principles of mental health nursing care including roles and functions, models of care, the therapeutic relationship, and the context in which mental health nursing care is practiced in the UK. Unit Two looks at where mental health nursing care is provided: at home, in day centers, in hospital settings. With the move toward care in the community emphasis is given to the continuity of care and this unit will reflect the needs of UK practitioners. Unit Three then applies these principles to practice and considers the nursing interventions for a range of mental health care needs of individuals due to a wide range of conditions. This unit also considers the main treatment interventions offered in the UK. Not available in the U.S

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Sally Hardy
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release Book : 1997
Download Book : 549 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0723425906


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The revised reprint includes all new DSM-5 updates, updated psychiatric nursing content, along with new opening unit pages with vignettes, Selected Concept boxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders. This updated version equips yourself for today's psychiatric nursing practice with all of the essential nursing interventions and clinical content combined with current research and evidence-based practice. From the author of the bestselling Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, this text was specifically developed to effectively prepare students in today's shorter courses. New DSM-5 criteria boxes in an appendix Updated Chapters include: Chapter 17: Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder –new material on the Recovery Model adapted for schizophrenia, new Matrix 7 domains for Cognition affected by Schizophrenia, and an updated chapter drug table which now includes the latest drugs for schizophrenia Chapter 15: Mood Disorders: Depression – the chapter drug table has been updated with the latest drugs for depression Chapter 16: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders – the medication tables have been updated throughout Chapter 11: Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders – this chapter has been updated with new content Chapter 12: Somatoform Disorders and Dissociative Disorders – the section on somatic symptom disorder has been thoroughly revised Chapter 19: Addiction and Compulsions – this chapter has been rewritten with additions of substances, medications and new tables UNIQUE! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections communication tables in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Book : 2014-03-12
Download Book : 632 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780323294157