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Physical health and well-being in mental health nursing : clinical skills for practice / Michael Nash.

Author/Creator:
Nash, Michael (Michael Joseph) author
Publication:
Berkshire, England : Open University Press : McGraw-Hill Education, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (258 p.)
Edition:
Second edition.
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Subjects:
Psychiatric nursing.
Mentally ill -- Diseases.
Mentally ill -- Health and hygiene.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book was the first of its kind to focus on providing mental health nurses with the core knowledge they need.
Contents:
Physical Health and Well-Being in Mental Health Nursing: Clinical Skills for Practice; Physical Health and Well-Being in Mental Health Nursing: Clinical Skills for Practice; Praise for this book; Contents; About the author; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and acronyms; Part 1 Introducing physical health and mental illness; 1 An introduction to physical health in mental illness; 2 An introduction to key concepts in measuring health and illness; 3 Principles of physical health assessment in mental health care; Part 2 Physical assessment skills for practice
4 Clinical skills for physical assessment in mental health settings5 Physical assessment: assessing cardiovascular health; 6 Assessing respiratory health in mental health; 7 Assessing nutrition, diet, and physical activity; Part 3 Physical health and well-being in practice; 8 Medication, adverse drug reactions, and physical health; 9 Physical health emergencies in mental health settings; 10 Practical steps in improving the physical health of people with severe mental illness; References; Index; Advert; Back Cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed June 20, 2014).
ISBN:
0-335-26287-2
OCLC:
881417018