Psychiatric Nursing: Assessment, Care Plans, and Medications (Paperback)

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  • Index of Client Behaviors with page numbers listed on inside covers.
  • Concept Mapping and the use of Concept Care Map Plans introduced in Chapter 1.
  • Organized by DSM-5 and NANDA diagnoses.
  • Nursing diagnoses and interventions include the definition, possible etiologies ("Related to ..."), defining characteristics ("Evidenced by ..."), objectives broken down to show long- and short-term goals, interventions with selected rationales, and desired patient outcomes/discharge criteria.
  • Each psychiatric disorder lists background assessment data, predisposing factors, symptomatology, and nursing diagnoses and nursing interventions commonly associated with the disorder.
  • Unit on psychotropic drug classifications covers anti-anxiety agents, antidepressants, mood stabilizing agents, antipsychotics, antiparkinsonian drugs, sedative hypnotics, and agents for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  • Indications, route, and dosage listed for individual drugs as well as for classifications.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780803642379
ISBN-10: 0803642377
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication Date: August 19th, 2014
Pages: 704
Language: English
Series: Townsend