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Varcarolis’ Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

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Varcarolis’ Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource , 5th Edition

A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care

By Chyllia D Fosbre, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

512 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2023
$96.99, Evolve, Reference



Key Features

  • Applying Critical Judgment questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing and encourage critical thinking.
  • Neurobiology of the Brain feature includes illustrations depicting how a disorder affects brain function and how drugs help to mitigate the symptoms.
  • Applying Evidence-Based Practice boxes in the clinical chapters pose a question, walk you through the process of gathering evidence-based data from a variety of sources, and present a plan of care based on the evidence.
  • Vignettes describe real-world psychiatric patients and their disorders.
  • Assessment Guidelines boxes summarize the steps of patient assessment for various disorders.
  • Applying the Art boxes offer clinical scenarios demonstrating the interaction between a nurse and a patient, the nurse’s perception of the interaction, and the mental health nursing concepts in play.
  • Potential Nursing Diagnoses tables list possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder, based on ICNP terminology, along with the associated signs and symptoms.
  • Nursing Interventions tables list interventions for a given disorder or clinical situation, along with rationales for each intervention.
  • DSM-5 Criteria boxes identify the diagnostic criteria for most major disorders.
  • Integrative Care boxes highlight the different types of therapy may be used to enhance treatment.
  • Giddens Concept boxes at the beginning of each chapter tie concepts to the topics to be discussed.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case studies are included in the clinical disorders chapters to promote critical thinking and help to prepare you for the NGN exam.

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By Chyllia D Fosbre, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, WellTree Mind and Body (Private Practice), Open Hearts Family Wellness

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