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Author Springhouse

Title Springhouse Review for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Certification
Edition Third edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (286 pages)
Series Springhouse Nursing Review Series
Springhouse Nursing Review Series
Contents Contributors; Foreword; Certification examination; Fundamental concepts; Human development; Settings, roles, and scope of practice; Theoretical models of behavior; Nursing research; Therapeutic communication; Legal aspects of nursing practice; Anxiety disorders; Substance use disorders; Adjustment disorders; Dissociative disorders; Mood disorders; Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders; Personality disorders; Schizophrenia; Somatoform disorders; Psychiatric therapies; Psychopharmacology; Appendix A Standards of psychiatric and mentalhealth clinical nursing practice
Appendix BNANDA Taxonomy IIPosttest; Selected references; Index
Summary This comprehensive review book includes all the information needed to confidently pass the psychiatric and mental health nursing certification exam. For each psychiatric disorder, the text provides causes, signs and symptoms, nursing diagnoses, and nursing interventions. Presented in a clear outline format, the book also contains quick-reference charts, appendices, selected references, and a posttest in the same format as the actual exam. Each chapter includes a clinical situation that follows the nursing process format, with rationales for every intervention. The book also covers such key top
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469881136