Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: An Irish Perspective


    * Contributions from key psychiatric/mental health nursing academics, clinicians and experts * Introduces and details the new Mental Health Act 2001 in Ireland * Discusses all the main illnesses in a nursing care context, providing an overview of the treatments available, with an emphasis on the nursing care and management of these illnesses * Includes a chapter on the physical assessment of clients with mental health problems, and a chapter on physical treatments and pharmacology * Provides a detailed account of a number of contemporary issues impacting on the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing; including service user involvement, sexuality and mental health, clinical supervision, liaison psychiatric nursing and transcultural mental health nursing * Uses scenarios and reflective questions at the end of each chapter to facilitate student learning and revision * Suitable as a core text for all students of mental health nursing across all years and has relevance for post-graduate mental health nursing students * This book is also suitable as a resource for practising clinicians

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    Number of Pages: 445
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780717144594
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    Listed in: Care of the mentally ill
    Publisher: Gill Education

    Books by Jean Morrissey


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