Book: Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Book Title:

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing (Oxford Handbooks in Nursing).

Author(s): Patrick Callaghan and Catherine Gamble (Editors).

Year: 2015.

Edition: Second (2nd).

Publisher: OUP Oxford.

Type(s): Flexibound (Illustrated) and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Fully revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing is the indispensable resource for all those caring for patients with mental health problems. Practical, concise, and up-to-date with the latest guidelines, practice, and initiatives, this handbook is designed to allow essential information to be quickly accessible to nurses in a busy clinical setting.

This Handbook contains expert guidance on all aspects of the nurses role. Written by experienced nurses and teachers, it will help you achieve the best possible results for your patients. Summaries of key sections of the mental health act are provided, as well as the mental capacity act, mental health legislation in Scotland and other UK countries. New material for the second edition includes expanded and revised information on leadership, medications, physical interventions, basic life support, religion, spirituality and faith, and working with older adults, as well as a brand new chapter on contemporary issues in mental health nursing.

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