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Title The Frith prescribing guidelines for people with intellectual disability / editors, Sabyasachi Bhaumik, David Branford, Dr Mary Barrett, Dr Satheesh Kumar Gangadharan
Edition Third edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2015
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Contents Intellectual disability / David Branford & Sabyasachi Bhaumik -- Prescribing practice / David Branford & Sabyasachi Bhaumik -- Physical and health monitoring / David Branford & Sabyasachi Bhaumik -- Epilepsy / Reza Kiani -- Dementia in people with intellectual disability / Satheesh Kumar & Amala Jesu -- Eating and drinking difficulties / Jenny Worsfold, Nicky Calow & David Branford -- Sleep disorders / Reza Kiani -- Women's health issues -- Nyunt Tin & Julia Middleton -- Sexual offending / John Devapriam, Pancho Ghatak, Sabyasachi Bhaumik, David Branford, Mary Barrett & Sayeed Khan -- Autism spectrum disorders / Mary Barrett & Elspeth Bradley -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) / Karen Bretherton -- Aggressive behavior / David Branford & Sabyasachi Bhaumik -- Self-injurious behaviour / Asit Biswas & Sabyasachi Bhaumik -- Anxiety disorders / Avinash Hiremath, Sabyasachi Bhaumik & Khalid Nawab -- Depression / Avinash Hiremath, Shweta Gangavati & Mary Barrett -- Bipolar affective disorder / Desari Mohan Michael, David Branford & Mary Barrett -- Schizophrenia / Avinash Hiremath, Amala Jesu & Saduf Riaz -- Alcohol use disorders / Helen Miller -- Personality disorders / Regi Alexander & Sabyasachi Bhaumik -- Discussion case studies with suggested answers -- Appendix -- Index
Summary The Frith Prescribing Guidelines for People with Intellectual Disability provides comprehensive guidance on prescribing for patients with intellectual disability, as well as general information on the clinical care of this important population. The guidelines have been conceived and developed by clinicians working in intellectual disability services. They are based on both the latest evidence and expert opinion to provide a consensus approach to prescribing as part of a holistic package of care, and include numerous case examples and scenarios. New to this edition are improved coverage of children and the role of primary care teams. The Frith Prescribing Guidelines for People with Intellectual Disability, Third Edition, is a practical guide for busy clinicians, as well as a valuable reference for all primary and secondary health care professionals caring for people with intellectual disability
Notes Originally published as Frith prescribing guidelines for adults with learning disability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Developmental disabilities -- Chemotherapy.
Mental illness -- Chemotherapy.
Intellectual Disability -- complications.
Mental Disorders -- drug therapy.
Mentally Disabled Persons -- psychology.
Psychotropic Drugs -- administration & dosage.
Genre/Form Practice Guideline.
Form Electronic book
Author Barrett, Mary, Dr., editor
Bhaumik, Sabyasachi, editor
Branford, David, editor
Gangadharan, Satheesh Kumar, editor
LC no. 2015019071
ISBN 1118897161 (ebook)
111889717X (ePub)
1118897196 (Adobe PDF)
9781118897164 (ebook)
9781118897171 (ePub)
9781118897195 (Adobe PDF)
Other Titles Prescribing guidelines for people with intellectual disability