Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - E-Book

Elsevier Health Sciences, 22. apr. 2014 - 800 sider

Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. This Canadian text features the latest in research related to the practice of psychiatric mental health nursing. From its historical development to today’s nursing practice, all of the comprehensive coverage is presented within a Canadian legal, ethical and cultural context.

  • Reader-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews.
  • Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment.
  • Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers.
  • Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.
  • Vignettes threaded throughout the text provide real-world scenarios in psychiatric mental health nursing.
  • Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.
  • Newly published DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content.
  • Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation’s cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions.
  • Canadian research and statistics provide you with a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada.
  • Comprehensive content addressing mental health issues and disorders throughout the life span prepares you to work with a variety of patients, ranging from pediatric to the older adult.
  • Visually appealing photos and illustrations depict and clarify key concepts.

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Om forfatteren (2014)

Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN

Cheryl L. Pollard, RN, RPN, BScN, MN, PhD

Mary Haase, RPN, RN, BScN, PhD

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