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Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans



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PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CARE PLANS presents 48 consistent, comprehensive care plans to assist students and practitioners in providing effective psychiatric nursing care. It showcases nursing interventions, comprising the management and treatment approach to an identified health problem, to achieve nursing outcomes and prevent or reduce problems. With a blend of theoretical and practical aspects, the book helps readers apply their knowledge to clinical experience. It's recognized for its excellent organization, format, and presentation, consistent use of nursing process, and the correlation of nursing and medical diagnoses. The third edition builds on the success of the first two editions, with new clinical pathways and content on grief and loss, crisis, and spirituality, to help make the book even more appropriate for today's managed care environment. * Incorporates the ANA six-step nursing process format throughout to emphasize a practice-oriented, problem-solving approach to psychiatric care. * Includes 48 care plans for disorders such as sexual dysfunction, dissociative identity disorder, and posttraumatic stress syndrome. * Offers the reader: The NANDA diagnosis and taxonomy; factors related to the disorder; defining characteristics with detailed scenarios; desired end state goals; and step-by-step nursing interventions with realistic case examples. * Presents therapeutic and non-therapeutic dialogue examples for more effective client communication. * Includes specific, relevant, and practical nursing interventions with rationales. * Provides outcome/evaluation criteria for each disorder giving the reader clear indications of the desired end state. * Contains complete chapters on eating disorders and adjustment disorders, with updated, in-depth information about each of these conditions. * Includes helpful appendices, containing information and strategies (e.g., a medication section, growth and development stages, psychosocial therapies) that are timely and useful in the care of clients with mental and emotional disorders.

Table of Contents

1 The Nursing Process
2 Anxiety and Related Disorders
3 Mood Disorders
4 The Schizophrenias and Other Psychotic Disorders
5 Adjustment Disorders
6 Personality Disorders
7 Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
8 Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
9 Substance-Related Disorders
10 Eating Disorders
11 Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Appendixes 230(68)
A ANA Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nursing Practice 230(2)
B Patients' Rights 232(1)
C DSM-IV Classification 233(10)
D Comparison of Developmental Theories 243(4)
E Grief and Loss 247(5)
F Spirituality as a Dimension of the Person 252(3)
G Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationship 255(3)
H Interpersonal Techniques 258(3)
I Defense Mechanisms 261(4)
J Suicide Assessment and Intervention Guidelines 265(2)
K Psychiatric/Psychosocial Therapies 267(5)
L Guidelines for Seclusion and Restraint 272(3)
M Drugs to Treat Mental and Emotional Disorders 275(20)
N Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous 295(1)
O Crisis and Crisis Intervention 296(2)
Glossary 298(19)
Bibliography 317(4)
Index 321

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