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Title Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Canadian Edition E Book
Author Margaret Jordan Halter
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2018-03-16
Category Medical
Total Pages 800
ISBN 9781771721417
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Gain a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to prepare you for practice. This thoroughly updated, market-leading text features the latest Canadian research related to psychiatric mental health nursing, including DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Additionally, clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples presented within an historically Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context. Research highlight boxes provide updated research in mental health. Canadian research and statistics provide a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation’s cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Student-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers. Integrative Therapy boxes specifically focus on the mental health disorders covered in that chapter to help you communicate effectively when working with a variety of patients. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations. Drug Treatment boxes feature generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada to ensure you have access to the latest information on medications used to treat psychiatric disorders. NEW! DSM-5 box features provide further evidence of disorders covered by the American Psychological Association. NEW! Added mental health content covers issues in the indigenous population and gender differences. NEW! Updated chapter that covers suicide and non-suicidal self-injury. NEW! Enhanced coverage of substance use disorders prepares you to treat this and related disorders. NEW! Enhanced coverage on the legislative changes related to medically assisted deaths.

Title Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author Margaret Jordan Halter
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2013
Category Medical
Total Pages 706
ISBN 9781455753581
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Rev. ed. of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [edited by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Margaret Jordan Halter. 6th ed. c2010.

Title Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author Margaret Jordan Halter
Publisher Saunders
Release Date 2013-09
Category Mental health
Total Pages 774
ISBN 1926648331
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. This Canadian text features the latest in research related to the practice of psychiatric mental health nursing. From its historical development to today's nursing practice, all of the comprehensive coverage is presented within a Canadian legal, ethical and cultural context. Reader-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Vignettes threaded throughout the text provide real-world scenarios in psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. Newly published DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content. Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation's cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Canadian research and statistics provide you with a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Comprehensive content addressing mental health issues and disorders throughout the life span prepares you to work with a variety of patients, ranging from pediatric to the older adult. Visually appealing photos and illustrations depict and clarify key concepts.

Title Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book
Author Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2014-03-12
Category Medical
Total Pages 632
ISBN 9780323294157
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The revised reprint includes all new DSM-5 updates, updated psychiatric nursing content, along with new opening unit pages with vignettes, Selected Concept boxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders. This updated version equips yourself for today's psychiatric nursing practice with all of the essential nursing interventions and clinical content combined with current research and evidence-based practice. From the author of the bestselling Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, this text was specifically developed to effectively prepare students in today's shorter courses. New DSM-5 criteria boxes in an appendix Updated Chapters include: Chapter 17: Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder –new material on the Recovery Model adapted for schizophrenia, new Matrix 7 domains for Cognition affected by Schizophrenia, and an updated chapter drug table which now includes the latest drugs for schizophrenia Chapter 15: Mood Disorders: Depression – the chapter drug table has been updated with the latest drugs for depression Chapter 16: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders – the medication tables have been updated throughout Chapter 11: Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders – this chapter has been updated with new content Chapter 12: Somatoform Disorders and Dissociative Disorders – the section on somatic symptom disorder has been thoroughly revised Chapter 19: Addiction and Compulsions – this chapter has been rewritten with additions of substances, medications and new tables UNIQUE! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections communication tables in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list.

Title Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice
Author Wendy Austin
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date 2013-02-12
Category Medical
Total Pages 1080
ISBN 9781496385062
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Meet the challenges of mental health nursing—in Canada and around the world. Optimized for the unique challenges of Canadian health care and thoroughly revised to reflect the changing field of mental health, Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice, 4th Edition, is your key to a generalist-level mastery of fundamental knowledge and skills in mental health nursing. Gain the knowledge you need to deliver quality psychiatric and mental health nursing care to a diverse population. • Discover the biological foundations of psychiatric disorders and master mental health promotion, assessment, and interventions for patients at every age. • Explore current research and key topics as you prepare for the unique realities of Canadian clinical practice. • Gain a deeper understanding of the historical trauma of Aboriginal peoples and its implications for nursing care. • Online Video Series, Lippincott Theory to Practice Video Series: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing includes videos of true-to-life patients displaying mental health disorders, allowing students to gain experience and a deeper understanding of mental health patients.

Title Leifer s Introduction to Maternity Pediatric Nursing in Canada E Book
Author Gloria Leifer
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2019-09-06
Category Medical
Total Pages 848
ISBN 9781771722070
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Gain a solid foundation in Canadian maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, concise, friendly style, Leifer’s Intro to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada, is the first Canadian edition of the best-selling Leifer textbook. Fully revised by author, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, RN, MN, PNC(C), it includes Canadian statistics, terminology, references, guidelines, resources, Canadian nursing best practices, assessments, and more! It’s organized by developmental stages and includes discussions of pediatric disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness. With a rich focus on family health, this text contains exam-style review questions, case studies, and numerous other pedagogical features to give you the tools you need to successfully care for patients within the Canadian social and institutional context. Logical organization of content by simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, makes it easy for you to locate and access information. Health Promotion Considerations boxes focus on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postpartum health, newborn health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness---including Canadian immunization schedules for all ages. Unfolding Case Studies with open-ended critical thinking questions assess application of content to practice as you follow one family through conception and the birth process. Nursing Care Plans provide expected outcomes, interventions, and rationales for nursing interventions. Comprehensive coverage of over 35 skills, outlined in step-by-step format cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions. Focus on health promotion and illness prevention, covers women’s health issues, and growth and development of child and parent. Cultural considerations applied as they relate to maternal/infant, and pediatric care in detailed tables. Safety Alerts emphasize protecting patients, family, health care providers, and the public from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease. Nursing Tips throughout text provide you with pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting.

Title Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publisher Saunders
Release Date 2006
Category Medical
Total Pages 833
ISBN UOM:39015062411627
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "review questions for the NCLEX Examination, interactive exercises, animations, and an audio glossary."--Page 4 of cover.

Title Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning
Author Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2011
Category Medical
Total Pages 755
ISBN 9781437717822
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A pocket-sized clinical companion, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning, 4th Edition helps you assess psychiatric nursing clients, formulate nursing diagnoses, and design psychiatric nursing care plans. It offers quick and easy access to information on care in a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Expert author Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, RN, MA, provides a clinically based focus with the latest guidelines to psychiatric nursing care. Designed to accompany Foundations of Mental Health Nursing, this book is a perfect reference for creating care plans and for clinical use. Current coverage includes the latest diagnoses, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information relevant to nursing care of patients with psychiatric disorders. Clinically based information helps you provide patient care in a range of environments including the inpatient unit, community mental health setting, or home care setting. Coverage of all major disorders includes those commonly encountered in a clinical setting. A consistent format for each care plan includes a nursing diagnosis, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, long-term goals, short-term goals, and interventions and rationales. Assessment tools such as tables, charts, and questionnaires are provided in an appendix for quick reference. A Major Psychotropic Interventions and Client and Family Teaching chapter describes the uses and workings of psychotropic agents. The latest diagnostic information includes the DSM-IV-TR taxonomy with diagnostic criteria for mental disorders, to enable accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. Current psychiatric nursing guidelines are based on ANA's 2007 Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice. Updated 2009-2011 NANDA-I nursing diagnoses assist with accurate diagnoses by including the latest nursing diagnoses related to psychiatric nursing. Updated drug information includes the latest on medications used with psychiatric patients, for optimal drug therapy.

Title Medical Surgical Nursing in Canada E Book
Author Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2018-02-09
Category Medical
Total Pages 1968
ISBN 9781771721356
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Learn how to become an exceptional caregiver in Canada’s evolving health care environment! Adapted by a team of 4 experienced Canadian nurse-educators and a slate of expert contributors from across the country, the 4th Canadian Edition of Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, exam preparation, evidence-informed practice, prioritization, patient and caregiver teaching, culturally competent care, and the determinants of health. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for students to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even the most complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all — a complete collection of learning and study resources helps students learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Highly readable format offers a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Revised Chapter 1 situates nursing practice in the unique Canadian context, discussing patient-centred care, interprofessional practice (including delegation and assignment), information-communication technologies, patient safety and quality improvement Culturally competent care chapter and special sections discuss culture as a determinant of health, Indigenous populations; health equity and health equality issues; and practical suggestions for developing cultural competence in nursing care Determinants of Health boxes focus on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s determinants of health, as they apply to particular disorders. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach organizes nursing care in three levels: health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory and home care. Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for examinations. Expanded chapter on genetics focuses on the practical application of genetics to nursing care of patients and includes current changes in Canadian clinical practice. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes address key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer’s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethical issues. Assessment Abnormalities tables alert readers to abnormalities frequently encountered in practice, as well as their possible etiologies More than 60 comprehensive nursing care plans on the Evolve website defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems

Title Varcarolis Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning
Author Margaret Jordan Halter
Publisher Saunders
Release Date 2018-04-02
Category
Total Pages 768
ISBN 0323479499
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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. 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, long- and short-term goals, and interventions and rationales offer plans of care for a wide range of psychiatric nursing diagnoses. 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! 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.

Title Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN
Author Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2016-09
Category Medical
Total Pages 1168
ISBN 9781771720649
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Now there's a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the 'the best NCLEX(R) exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN(R) Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam -- complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN(R) exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students' work. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help students learn from their answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there's nothing else like it!

Title Palin Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Early Childhood Stammering
Author Elaine Kelman
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2020-04-02
Category Education
Total Pages 374
ISBN 9781351122337
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Now available in a fully revised and updated second edition, this practical manual is a detailed guide to the Palin Parent–Child Interaction Therapy programme (Palin PCI) developed at the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering (MPC). Palin PCI builds on the principle that parents play a critical role in effective therapy and that understanding and managing stammering is a collaborative journey between the child, parent and therapist. This book emphasises a need for open communication about stammering, offering a combination of indirect techniques such as video feedback, interaction strategies and confidence building, along with direct techniques to teach a child what they can do to help themselves. This second edition: Reflects the most up-to-date research in areas such as neurology, genetics, temperament and the impact of stammering on children and their families Offers photocopiable resources, such as assessment tools, information sheets and therapy handouts, to support the implementation of Palin PCI Focuses on empowerment through building communication confidence in children who stammer and developing knowledge and confidence in their parents Based on a strong theoretical framework, this book offers a comprehensive understanding of the Palin PCI approach in order to support generalist and specialist speech and language therapists as they develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in working with young children who stammer and their families. For more information about Alison and her work, please visit www.alisonnicholasslt.co.uk. To learn more about Elaine and her work, please visit www.michaelpalincentreforstammering.org.

Title Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author Katie Evans
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2016-09-27
Category Medical
Total Pages 664
ISBN 9780729585439
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing has established itself as Australia and New Zealand's foremost mental health nursing text and is an essential resource for all undergraduate nursing students. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current research and changing attitudes about mental health, mental health services and mental health nursing in Australia and New Zealand. Set within a recovery and consumer-focused framework, this text provides vital information for approaching the most familiar disorders mental health nurses and students will see in clinical practice, along with helpful suggestions about what the mental health nurse can say and do to interact effectively with consumers and their families. Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources: eBook on Vital Source Resources for Students and Instructors: Student practice questions Test bank Case studies Powerful consumer story videos 3 new chapters: - Physical health care: addresses the physical health of people with mental health problems and the conditions that have an association with increased risk of mental health problems - Mental health promotion: engages with the ways in which early intervention can either prevent or alleviate the effects of mental health problems - Challenging behaviours: presents a range of risk assessments specifically focused upon challenging behaviours Now addresses emerging issues, such as: - The transitioning of mental health care to primary care - The development of peer and service user led services, accreditation and credentialing - Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program

Public Health Nursing by Marcia Stanhope

Title Public Health Nursing
Author Marcia Stanhope
Publisher Mosby
Release Date 2008
Category Medical
Total Pages 1154
ISBN 0323045405
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This respected text gives you a solid foundation in community and public health nursing concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities. Throughout, health promotion and disease prevention concepts are integrated into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented nursing practice. You'll find timely coverage of topics such as nursing roles following terrorist attacks and during infectious disease outbreaks; parish nursing; nurse-managed centers; and important client populations such as clients with AIDS, pregnant teens, and the homeless. --from publisher description.

Nursing Research In Canada by Geri LoBiondo-Wood

Title Nursing Research in Canada
Author Geri LoBiondo-Wood
Publisher Mosby
Release Date 2017-11-27
Category Evidence-based nursing
Total Pages 608
ISBN 1771720980
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Equip yourself with the tools to better understand and apply research to your everyday practice with Nursing Research in Canada: Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization, 4th Edition. Written by an all-star team of educators and research experts from the U.S. and Canada, this thoroughly updated text is the perfect resource to help ground you in the processes behind nursing research and evidence-informed practice. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and refocused to better match the needs of the nurse who will read and apply research rather than conduct research. This text also features new research examples that reflect the most current Canadian studies, fresh vignettes, easy-to-use navigation tools, enhanced readability, and well-balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods. It's a must-have resource for both undergraduate and graduate nursing students alike! Balanced but distinct coverage of both the qualitative and quantitative approaches to nursing research acquaints you with the processes behind research and evidence-informed practice. Complete, high-quality research examples, including three sample critiques, demonstrate how to apply the principles outlined in the text to published quantitative and qualitative research studies. Research Vignettes introduces you to real-world practitioners of nursing research and help bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice. An updated design improves the legibility of content dense pedagogical features - particularly tables and boxes. Effective learning aids in every chapter include Key Terms, Learning Outcomes, ResearchHints, Evidence Informed Practice Tips, Appraising the Evidence, Critiquing Criteria, Critique of a Research Study, Critical Thinking Decision Paths, Critical Thinking Challenges, and Key Points. NEW! All-new research examples and Vignettes have been added throughout to demonstrate the most current high-quality published studies, and to exemplify the work on prominent nurse-researchers. NEW! Content on mixed-methods research along with secondary analysis has been added to the chapter on nonexperimental designs. NEW! Improved coverage of Qualitative methods balances out coverage and addresses this important aspects of research. NEW! Expanded coverage of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines addresses these important aspects of research.

Lpn Notes by Ehren Myers

Title LPN Notes
Author Ehren Myers
Publisher F.A. Davis
Release Date 2016-03-03
Category Medical
Total Pages 200
ISBN 9780803658660
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The 4th Edition of this popular, easy-to-use guide delivers the practical, clinically oriented content you need to deliver safe and effective health care in hospital and home settings. Thoroughly revised and updated, you’ll have access to even more of the commonly-used by rarely memorized clinical information that nurses and students need.

Title Miller s Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults
Author Sandra P. Hirst
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2015-02
Category Medical
Total Pages 648
ISBN 1451193912
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Based on: Nursing for wellness in older adults / Carol A. Miller. 7th ed. 2015.

Public Policy And Canadian Nursing by Michael J. Villeneuve

Title Public Policy and Canadian Nursing
Author Michael J. Villeneuve
Publisher Canadian Scholars’ Press
Release Date 2017-08-18
Category Medical
Total Pages 424
ISBN 9781551309705
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Public Policy and Canadian Nursing: Lessons from the Field is the first text to explore the structure, governance, financing, and outcomes of Canadian health systems through a nursing lens. Drawing from his years of experience as a nursing leader in Canada, Michael J. Villeneuve looks to the impending system challenges for which policy interventions by nurses would make a valuable difference to Canadians. Intended to bolster the policy leadership competency of nurses, this volume is divided into three modules that guide nurses from the basics of Canadian governance to the history and evolution of health care in Canada and the tools and strategies needed to tackle public policy work. The author introduces readers to essential topics in health policy, including system financing and costs, Canadian population health status, and performance outcomes. Citing examples of nursing action and interventions throughout, this groundbreaking text offers practical tools and strategies to support Canadian nurses taking on policy development and highlights the vital role of the nursing profession in health system transformation. Reader-friendly and highly accessible, it features brief profiles of influential public policy leaders in nursing and other disciplines, discussion questions appropriate for undergraduate and graduate nursing students, and additional policy resources.

Title Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book
Author Margaret Jordan Halter
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date 2017-07-11
Category Medical
Total Pages 696
ISBN 9780323417310
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! Awarded second place in the 2018 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing category. User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric-mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. This edition was revised in conjunction with a readability expert to support clarity and ease of understanding. Chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing your students for clinical practice with real-world examples. New to this edition are full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications, criteria from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) for major disorders, completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes, and a fully rewritten chapter on Dying, Death, and Grieving to provide students with essential information about difficult topics. Mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and helps in applying textbook content to the clinical setting. Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of person-centered care in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Vignettes with vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders. Health Policy Boxes introduce the role you can play in advocating for patients and the profession. Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. NEW! Full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications. NEW! DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content. NEW! Completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes. NEW! Revised chapter on Dying, Death and Grieving gives you all the vital information you need. NEW! Ten NCLEX-style questions and answers at the end of each chapter.

Title Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author Mary C. Townsend
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1999-12-01
Category Psychiatric nursing
Total Pages 386
ISBN 080360484X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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-- Uses the stress-adaptation model as its conceptual framework -- The latest classification of psychiatric disorders in DSM IV -- Access to 50 psychotropic drugs with client teaching guidelines on our website -- Each chapter based on DSM IV diagnoses includes tables with abstracts describing recent research studies pertaining to specific psychiatric diagnoses -- Within the DSM IV section, each chapter features a table with guidelines for client/family education appropriate to the specific diagnosis -- Four new chapters: Cognitive Therapy, Complementary Therapies, Psychiatric Home Health Care, and Forensic Nursing -- Includes critical pathways for working in case management situations -- Chapters include objectives, glossary, case studies using critical thinking, NCLEX-style chapter review questions, summaries, and care plans with documentation standards in the form of critical pathways -- The only source to thoroughly cover assertiveness training, self-esteem, and anger/aggression management -- Key elements include historic and epidemiologic factors; background assessment data, with predisposing factors/symptomatology for each disorder; common nursing diagnoses with standardized guidelines for intervention in care; and outcome criteria, guidelines for reassessment, evaluation of care, and specific medication/treatment modalities -- Special topics include the aging individual, the individual with HIV/AIDS, victims of violence, and ethical and legal issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing -- Includes information on the Mental Status exam, Beck depression scale, and Holmes & Rahe scale defense mechanisms criteria