- - Nursing Students
- - Health Care Professionals
- - Social Service Professionals
Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health 2nd Edition written by leading professional nurses and academics, Professor Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Patricia Barkway and Debra Nizette, is a convenient reference guide for nursing students and health professionals required to respond to individuals in crisis.
This user-friendly pocket guide from Muir-Cochrane, Barkway and Nizette delivers practical strategies and skills for nursing students and professionals, general practitioners, paramedics, police and allied health workers to implement. With a focus on social inclusion, recovery, culture and the promotion of consumer rights, this mental health textbook plays a pivotal guide for holistic modern health care practices.
Benefit from the updated content of Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health 2nd Edition, which features a new opening chapter, the latest research and evidence (including the recently released National Practice Standards), tips for a successful clinical placement and guidance on psychiatric medications.
Muir-Cochrane, Barkway and Nizette have delivered an exemplary mental health textbook that provides students and professional nurses with helpful "dos and don’ts" and "what to do" in commonly encountered medical circumstances.
• Written specifically for Australian and New Zealand contexts.
• Hands-on and inclusive strategies enable readers to develop practical skills.
• Convenient size and user-friendly layout that offers readers immediate access to information.
Chapter 1: Mental Health: Every Health Professionals’ Business
Chapter 2: Working in a recovery framework
Chapter 3: Essentials for mental health practice
Chapter 4: Mental Health Assessment
Chapter 5: Culture and mental health
Chapter 6:An overview of mental illness
Chapter 7: Psychiatric and associated emergencies
Chapter 8: Managing medications
Chapter 9: Contemporary talking therapies
Chapter 10:Co-occurring medical problems
Chapter 11: Loss and grief
Chapter 12: Law and ethics
Chapter 13: Settings for mental healthcare
Appendix 1: Surviving clinical placement!
Appendix 2: Who does what in mental health?
Appendix 3: Working with people with challenging behaviours
Appendix 4: Prescription abbreviations
Appendix 5: Top tips for people taking psychiatric medication
Further reading and resources
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- © Mosby Australia 2014
- 1st April 2014
- Mosby Australia
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Chair of Nursing (Mental Health Nursing), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, SA, Australia
Director of Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery Office, Queensland Health, QLD, Australia
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