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Varcarolis Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning

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ISBN: 978-0-323-47949-3

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Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning , 6th Edition

An Interprofessional Approach

By Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN

536 pages
Copyright 2019
$67.95, Paperback, Reference

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A thoughtful, portable clinical companion, Varcarolis’ Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach, 6th Edition, provides you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5 and patient problems, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. This clinically-based guide offers quick and easy access to the latest psychiatric nursing care planning guidelines for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Designed to accompany Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, the refreshed and updated edition is a perfect reference for learning to create psychiatric nursing care plans.

Key Features

  • A thoroughly revised patient centered assessment, including the DSM-5, supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients.
  • The latest patient problems, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information.
  • Care plans containing patient problems, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, and interventions and rationales provide guidance for supporting patients with a wide range of psychiatric alterations.
  • Talk-based therapies covered and referred to in a dedicated chapter on psychotherapeutic models.
  • Promising brain stimulation therapies are addressed in a separate chapter

New to this Edition

  • NEW! A separate sleep disorder chapter addresses alterations present in all psychiatric disorders.
  • NEW! Updated medications equip you with the latest information on medications used with psychiatric patients.
  • NEW! Updated, refreshed, and refined Manual improves overall design and reduces extraneous content to focus on essential clinical information.

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Author Information

By Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

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