Judith M. Schultz, Sheila L. VidebeckRead MoreAn outstanding resource for students and practicing nurses, the Ninth Edition of Lippincott’s Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans contains 52 nursing care plans that address the most commonly encountered behaviors in psychiatric–mental health nursing. An excellent tool to introduce students to clinical psychiatric experience, the Manual demonstrates use of the nursing process in psychiatric nursing and gives suggestions for specific interventions—with rationale—to address particular behaviors, giving the student a sound basis on which to build clinical skills. Covering a range of problems and a variety of approaches, the care plans are meant to be adapted and individualized in planning nursing care for each client. The Ninth Edition has been thoroughly updated and includes new information on complementary and alternative medicine and using the internet; as well as new or expanded appendices on psychopharmacology; side effects of medications and related nursing interventions; and schizoid, histrionic, narcissistic, and avoidant personality disorders.
Donna WombleRead MoreWritten specifically for the LPN/LVN student, Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 3e, provides clear, direct, and clinically relevant information on mental health nursing in an easy-to-follow, student-friendly manner. This proven book is known for its case applications that apply concepts to real world situations, built-in student workbook that promotes recall and retention, striking full color design, and wide range of innovative features that help students master concepts and prepare for the NCLEX.
The Third Edition provides a summarized overview of the theories integral to current treatment modalities, along with practical coverage of the practice setting, psychopharmacologic agents, and the nursing process as it relates to administration of drug therapy. In addition, you’ll find up-to-date coverage of specific psychiatric disorders, as well as treatment methods for each category of disorder.
Updated to reflect the DSM-V and featuring new and expanded content throughout, the Third Edition includes a robust array of online resources to help students master the material, including Watch & Learn Video Clips on cognitive function; Practice & Learn Activities related to therapeutic communication, antidepressants, and dementia; and Movie Viewing Guides that give students an opportunity to approach nursing care related to mental illness in a novel way.
Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRead MoreWritten in the award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this invaluable reference is packed with the most up-to-date information on more than 70 psychiatric disorders. Clear language and a simple organization keep information concise and easy to find. The reference is organized by disorders and includes an overview of psychiatric nursing. Numerous icons provide the reader with tips on caring for psychiatric patients from experts, the latest research, cultural considerations, and the latest news in psychopharmacology. Memory joggers and quick quizzes reinforce learning. An appendix of Web resources is included for further study.
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Understanding Schizophrenia chart provides a visual and textual overview and is an ideal tool to help practitioners explain the condition to patients and families.
discusses causes of schizophrenia and other psychosis
compares MRIs of unaffected and affected brains
discusses the stages and natural progression of the disease
- illustrates gray matter deficit at onset of illness and after 5 years
- illustrates a healthy neuron and a abnormally pruned neuron
discusses the 4 broad categories of symptoms - positive, negative, mood and cognitive
- diagrams course of the illness and symptoms
- shows medial view of the brain with dopamine pathways
- shows lateral view of the brain
Also discusses treatment and management.
Made in USAAvailable in the following versions:
- 20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners ISBN 9780781786447
- 20" x 26" heavy weight paper ISBN 9780781786423