Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9781455740192, 9780323294935

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning

5th Edition

Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology

Authors: Elizabeth Varcarolis
Paperback ISBN: 9781455740192
eBook ISBN: 9780323294935
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th March 2014
Page Count: 768

Description

A pocket-sized clinical companion, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning, 5th Edition supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. It offers quick and easy access to plans of care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Expert author Elizabeth Varcarolis, provides a clinically-based focus with the latest guidelines to psychiatric nursing care. Designed to accompany Foundations of Mental Health Nursing, this book is a perfect reference for creating care plans and for clinical use.

Key Features

  • The latest diagnoses, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information.
  • Care plans containing nursing diagnosis, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, long- and short-term goals, and interventions and rationales offer plans of care for a wide range of psychiatric nursing diagnoses.
  • A focus on clinical information furnishes you with information on providing patient care in a range of settings.
  • Assessment Guides, including tables, charts, and questionnaires facilitate patient diagnosis and care.
  • A chapter on Major Psychotropic Interventions and Patient and Family Teaching, in addition to the content found in each disorder chapter, helps you better understand the uses and workings of the psychotropic agents.
  • Coverage of major disorders exposes you to a wide range of disorders within psychiatric nursing.

Table of Contents

PART 1: GUIDELINES FOR PLANNING PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CARE
1. The Nursing Process and Assessment: Standards of Care
2. Maximizing Communication Skills
3. The Nurse Patient Relationship and Guidelines for Conducting a Clinical Interview
PART II: DIAGNOSIS AND CARE PLANNING
4. Selected Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
5. Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
6. Stress and Stress-Related Disorders
7. Depressive Disorders
8. Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
10. Personality Disorders
11. Substance-Related Addictive Disorders
12. Eating Disorders
13. Neurocognitive Disorders
PART III: PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES AND FORENSIC ISSUES
14. Crisis Intervention and Rehabilitation
15. Family Violence
16. Sexual Violence
17. Suicide Behaviors
18. Anger, Aggression and Violence
19. Grieving and Complicated Grieving
PART IV: CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS
20. Manipulative Behaviors
21. Noncompliance/Nonadherence to Medication or Treatment
Appendixes
A. References
B. Classification and Full Assessment
C. Assessment Tools for Children and Adolescents
D. Assessment Guides
E. Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)
Index

Details

No. of pages:
768
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9781455740192
eBook ISBN:
9780323294935
eBook ISBN:
9781455740185
eBook ISBN:
9780323294928

About the Author

Elizabeth Varcarolis

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Formerly Deputy Chairperson, Department of Nursing, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY; Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), New York, NY