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Acute Mental Health Nursing : From Acute Concerns to the Capable Practitioner - Marc Harrison

Acute Mental Health Nursing

From Acute Concerns to the Capable Practitioner

By: Marc Harrison (Editor), Damian Mitchell (Editor), David Howard (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 2004
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Recent mental health policy has focused on developing community-based services, while the reality remains that patients experiencing acute episodes of illness are mainly cared for in hospital. Acute Mental Health Nursing has been developed as a guide to the core knowledge and skills required for working in inpatient settings. Drawing on the latest developments in policy and planning this seminal text addresses issues which are specific to working in inpatient settings. It has been designed for use in training and is also an excellent source of reference for use in practice.

'Comprehensively tackles a range of key issues that the student or advanced practitioner in acute mental health nursing will face... I recommend this book, which will provide a useful resource for anyone interested in this important area of nursing' - Journal of Community Nursing

An Introduction to Acute Mental Health Care
From Acute Concerns to Capable Practioner
Acute Psychiatric In-Patient Assessment
Measuring Health and Social Functioning Using HoNOS
Social Inclusion and Acute Care
Strategies for Surviving Acute Care
Case Management
Perspectives of the UK and US Systems
Integrated Care Pathways
The 'Acute' Context
Risk Assessment and Management in Acute Mental Health Care
Observation
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in In-Patient Care
Psychosocial Interventions
Medication Management
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ISBN: 9780761973195
ISBN-10: 0761973192
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st May 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.01 x 16.41  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.46