Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach (Paperback)

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Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach (Paperback)

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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.
Product Details ISBN: 9780323479493
ISBN-10: 0323479499
Publisher: Saunders
Publication Date: April 4th, 2018
Pages: 536
Language: English