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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach (Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing)by Elizabet Varcarolis
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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach offers you a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing from a practical clinical perspective. A user-friendly writing style engages you in a learning process that both informs and enlightens. Clinical chapters are consistently, logically organized from theory to application. The nursing process is a strong, visible framework throughout.
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This book/CD-ROM text package on psychiatric mental health nursing offers a conversational writing style, and a color layout with color photos, anatomical illustrations, process diagrams, and concept and summary boxes. Other pedagogical features include chapter key points, critical thinking questions, review questions and answers, and a glossary. Chapters are in sections on foundations of theory and practice, psychosocial nursing tools, psychobiological disorders, trauma interventions, special populations, and other intervention modalities, such as therapeutic groups and integrative care. The CD-ROM contains study aids a test-taking strategies tutorial, and review questions on text material with answers and detailed rationales. This seventh edition is updated to the latest ANA Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing standards, with an increased focus on health promotion and recovery. There are new chapters on sleep disorders and sexual disorders. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The 6th edition of this market-leading textbook offers a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Its practical, clinical perspective and user-friendly writing style help you quickly master key concepts. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application with a wealth of real-world examples to prepare you for practice.
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