+612 9045 4394
$6.95 Delivery per order to Australia and New Zealand
100% Australian owned
Over a hundred thousand in-stock titles ready to ship
Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning : Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology - Halter

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning

Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology

By: Halter

Paperback Published: 4th April 2018
ISBN: 9780323479493
Number Of Pages: 536

Share This Book:


RRP $62.95
In Stock
Enter an Australian post code for delivery estimate

Earn 112 Qantas Points
on this Book

A thoughtful, portable clinical companion, Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach, 6th Edition, provides you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5 and patient problems, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. This clinically-based guide offers quick and easy access to the latest psychiatric nursing care planning guidelines for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Designed to accompany Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, the refreshed and updated edition is a perfect reference for learning to create psychiatric nursing care plans.

  • A thoroughly revised patient centered assessment, including the DSM-5, supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients.
  • The latest patient problems, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information.
  • Care plans containing patient problems, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, and interventions and rationales provide guidance for supporting patients with a wide range of psychiatric alterations.
  • Talk-based therapies covered and referred to in a dedicated chapter on psychotherapeutic models.
  • Promising brain stimulation therapies are addressed in a separate chapter
  • NEW! A separate sleep disorder chapter addresses alterations present in all psychiatric disorders.
  • NEW! Updated medications equip you with the latest information on medications used with psychiatric patients.
  • NEW! Updated, refreshed, and refined Manual improves overall design and reduces extraneous content to focus on essential clinical information.

Part I: Foundations for Psychiatric Nursing Care 1. The Nursing Process 2. Therapeutic Relationships 3. Therapeutic Communication Part II: Nursing Care 4. Neurodevelopmental Disorders 5. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 6. Bipolar Disorders 7. Depressive Disorders 8. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders 9. Trauma-Related Disorders 10. Eating Disorders 11. Sleep Disorders 12. Substance Disorders 13. Neurocognitive Disorders 14. Personality Disorders Part III: Psychiatric Crises 15. Dying, Death, and Grief 16. Suicide 17. Crisis Intervention 18. Anger, Aggression, and Violence 19. Family Violence 20. Sexual Violence Part IV: Psychopharmacology 21. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Medications 22. Antipsychotics 23. Mood-Stabilizers 24. Antidepressants 25. Antianxiety Medications 26. Sleep Promoting Medications 27. Substance Use Disorder Medications 28. Neurocognitive Medications Part V: Nonpharmacological Approaches 29. Psychotherapeutic Models 30. Brain Stimulation Therapies References Appendix A Mental Status Assessment Appendix B Assessment Tools Appendix C Development Stages Appendix D NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses Appendix E DSM-5 Medical Diagnoses Index

ISBN: 9780323479493
ISBN-10: 0323479499
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 536
Published: 4th April 2018
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.5 x 11.3  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised

Earn 112 Qantas Points
on this Book

This product is categorised by