Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing

Author: Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032329412X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Using the latest clinical research and diagnoses, Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 10th Edition provides a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to psychiatric nursing care. It follows the popular Stuart stress-adaptation framework and includes comprehensive coverage to simplify important nursing and medical concepts, promote quality and safety in care, and address psychobiology and psychopharmacology topics integral to today’s psychiatry. New to this edition is a chapter on psychiatric care of military personnel, plus the latest on health care reform, prescription abuse, and obesity issues. Written by psychiatric nursing expert Gail W. Stuart, this market-leading text makes it easy to apply classroom theory to clinical practice. An easy-to-follow writing style makes it easy to understand both simple and complex topics. A well-rounded, collaborative approach provides coverage of all major psychiatric disorders from nursing and medical perspectives. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness provides a consistent nursing-oriented framework, with clear explanations of biological, psychological, sociocultural, environmental, and legal-ethical components. An evidence-based practice approach bridges the gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Learning from a Clinical Case boxes begin disorders chapters with thought-provoking questions and end chapters with answers and feedback. Summarizing the Evidence boxes in the disorders chapters examine the research and findings that support psychiatric nursing care. A family focus and discussions of outpatient care reflect current trends in psychiatric nursing. A Patient Speaks and A Family Speaks boxes present short vignettes with the patient’s and family’s perspectives of the caregiving process. Competent Caring: A Clinical Exemplar of a Psychiatric Nurse boxes feature the experiences and personal insights of practicing psychiatric nurses. Medical and Nursing Diagnoses boxes and Detailed Diagnoses tables emphasize the interdisciplinary approach to patient care by presenting NANDA diagnoses relevant to specific disorders and describing the essential features of the related DSM-IV-TR diagnoses. Nursing Treatment Plan Summary tables present care plans including patient goals with nursing interventions and rationales. Patient Education Plan and Family Education Plan tables include key information that you need to share with the patient and his or her family to facilitate shorter hospital stays and more outpatient care. Therapeutic Dialogue boxes offer examples of nurse-patient interactions. Clinical examples include selected nursing diagnoses. Focus Points provide a comprehensive, point-by-point review of the important information in each chapter.

Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing

Author: Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher: C.V. Mosby
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 8th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of psychiatric nursing. Beginning with fundamental coverage of all key psychiatric nursing principles, it goes on to address the complete continuum of care - including mental health promotion and illness prevention, crisis intervention, and psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. The book then applies psychiatric nursing principles to specific clinical disorders based on adaptive-maladaptive coping responses, the six-step nursing process, and DSM-IV-TR and NANDA diagnoses. Subsequent chapters describe various modalities of treatment (psychopharmacology, somatic therapies, cognitive and behavioral therapies, managing aggressive behavior, and more), hospital-based and community-based care, and treatment of special populations.

Stuart Sundeen s Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing

Author: Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815126034
Format: PDF
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Provides a presentation of current principles and practice of psychiatric nursing with a balance of theory and clinical application to help the student understand the whys and hows of psychiatric nursing practice.

Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing

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ISBN: 9780323012546
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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING has long been one of the leading psychiatric nursing texts for undergraduate students. This popularity is due to its comprehensive coverage of important nursing and medical concepts, the widely used stress-adaptation framework, and a biopsychosocial approach that stresses the mental health continuum and strong, current coverage of psychobiology and psychopharmacology reflecting the contemporary biological emphasis in psychiatry. The seventh edition offers a new, dynamic four-color text. The basic structure and award-winning approach of the book will be retained in the revision, accentuated by a new theoretic emphasis on evidence-based practice, which strives to decrease the knowledge gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Integrating this cutting-edge information will make Stuart & Laraia's approach unique in the psychiatric nursing market. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Stuart/)

Principles and Practices of Psychiatric Nursing 10 e

Author: Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher: Elsevier India
ISBN: 9788131235065
Format: PDF
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An easy-to-follow writing style makes it easy to understand both simple and complex topics. A well-rounded, collaborative approach provides coverage of all major psychiatric disorders from nursing and medical perspectives. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness provides a consistent nursing-oriented framework, with clear explanations of biological, psychological, sociocultural, environmental, and legal-ethical components. An evidence-based practice approach bridges the gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Learning from a Clinical Case boxes begin disorders chapters with thought-provoking questions and end chapters with answers and feedback. Summarizing the Evidence boxes in the disorders chapters examine the research and findings that support psychiatric nursing care. A family focus and discussions of outpatient care reflect current trends in psychiatric nursing. A Patient Speaks and A Family Speaks boxes present short vignettes with the patient's and family's perspectives of the caregiving process. Competent Caring: A Clinical Exemplar of a Psychiatric Nurse boxes feature the experiences and personal insights of practicing psychiatric nurses. Medical and Nursing Diagnoses boxes and Detailed Diagnoses tables emphasize the interdisciplinary approach to patient care by presenting NANDA diagnoses relevant to specific disorders and describing the essential features of the related DSM-IV-TR diagnoses. Nursing Treatment Plan Summary tables present care plans including patient goals with nursing interventions and rationales. Patient Education Plan and Family Education Plan tables include key information that you need to share with the patient and his or her family to facilitate shorter hospital stays and more outpatient care. Therapeutic Dialogue boxes offer examples of nurse-patient interactions. Clinical examples include selected nursing diagnoses. Focus Points provide a comprehensive, point-by-point review of the important information in each chapter.

Stuart and Sundeen s Mental Health Nursing

Author: Sally Hardy
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780723425908
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Based on Stuart & Sundeen's Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, this UK edition is geared toward practice for nurses in the UK. The first unit covers the principles of mental health nursing care including roles and functions, models of care, the therapeutic relationship, and the context in which mental health nursing care is practiced in the UK. Unit Two looks at where mental health nursing care is provided: at home, in day centers, in hospital settings. With the move toward care in the community emphasis is given to the continuity of care and this unit will reflect the needs of UK practitioners. Unit Three then applies these principles to practice and considers the nursing interventions for a range of mental health care needs of individuals due to a wide range of conditions. This unit also considers the main treatment interventions offered in the UK. Not available in the U.S

Virtual Clinical Excursions 3 0 for Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing

Author: Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323101844
Format: PDF, ePub
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One of the most complete nursing education learning systems available, Virtual Clinical Excursions guides you through a virtual hospital setting where the patients are real and their conditions are constantly changing. By immersing yourself in a realistic, yet safe, nursing environment, VCE allows you to get acclimated to the routine and rigors of the average clinical rotation where you can conduct a complete assessment of a patient and set priorities for care, collect data, analyze and interpret data, prepare and administer medications, and reach conclusions about complex problems. Each lesson has a textbook reading assignment and activities based on "visiting? the patients in the hospital, which provide a perfect environment in which you may "practice? what you are learning. The CD-ROM uses streaming videos to represent patients just as you would see them in a hospital setting and gives you access to highly detailed patient records - including charts, medication administration records, a Kardex-type plan of care, a drug guide, and an extensive electronic patient record system that has data for each client from the time of their admission throughout their simulation. Promotes active learning as you collect information and process data for evidence-based patient care. Includes eight unique patients/cases, each with complex medical conditions. Allows you to monitor and care for one or more patients during four, 45-minute periods of care within a 12-hour shift. Workbook lessons complement the content of the textbook and link reading assignments with patients in the virtual hospital. Online workbook lessons allow you to complete assignments online. Exposes you to realistic information resources, such as the EPR, MAR, and patient charts, to prepare you for managing data and decision-making on the floor. A Medication Room contains a wide variety of drug storage areas. A medication administration function allows you to select, prepare, and administer medications. Contains over 55 common medication errors embedded within the software to boost clinical realism and reinforce the precepts of safe medication administration in a harm-free environment. Includes a Drug Guide with drug monographs for all medications used within the program. Fully integrates psychosocial aspects of nursing through nurse-client interaction videos that underscore the psychosocial component of patient care. Clinical Alerts highlight major changes in each patient's condition. An Online Testing Program with over 250 NCLEX® exam-style questions on each patient/case allows you to measure your understanding of the content and access your relevant clinical judgment.