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Psychiatric Nursing Revisited : The Care Provided for Acute Psychiatric Patients - Ray Higgins

Psychiatric Nursing Revisited

The Care Provided for Acute Psychiatric Patients

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Published: 26th April 2011
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A detailed study of acute mental health nursing and patient activity, this book explores such areas as: how recent cases of mentally ill people committing violent offences have fuelled public anxiety; the chequered history of community care policy; why, despite the introduction of Project 2000 in 1989, nurse education problems continue; job satisfaction and the lack of it; the difficulties with primary nursing; clinical supervision; the barriers to effective management and leadership; the changed nature of nurses' professional relationships, particularly with medical staff; patient care, assessment, care plans, nursing interventions and the Care Programme Approach (APA); and discharge and aftercare.

An overview.

Setting the scene.

Research methods.

The hospital care context.

Management and leadership.

Caring for patients.

Summary of findings.

References.

Appendices.

ISBN: 9781861560865
ISBN-10: 1861560869
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 330
Published: 26th April 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.41 x 15.61  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1