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Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient

By Barry S. Fogel,Donna B. Greenberg
  • ISBN Code: : 0190226293
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 1248
  • Category : Medical
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The third edition of Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient brings a classic reference text into the twenty-first century. It combines critical scholarship with the voice of expert clinicians who work at the interface of psychiatry with medical specialties. It is meant to be read for pleasure as well as consulted as a reference. The editors have worked with the authors to bring a consistent perspective to the book - one that sees the medical psychiatrist as an agent for bringing a more comprehensive perspective to medical care. Even seasoned and knowledgeable practitioners will find much that is new to them in this book. The volume covers topics in depth that other books in the field may not cover at all, such as the use of herbal and nutritional therapies for medical-psychiatric symptoms and syndromes, and the choice of questionnaires to supplement history-taking. It looks at old topics in a new way: The chapter on the physical examination applies psychometric considerations to the Babinski sign, describes the method and application of quantitative bedside olfactory testing, and discusses smartphone apps to improve the sensitivity of the examination. Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient, 3rd Edition provides concepts and information to facilitate the dialogue between psychiatrists and general medical specialists - minimizing psychiatric jargon and speaking in the common language of caring and curious physicians.

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  • Members : 104
  • Pdf File: perioperative-psychiatry.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book provides a comprehensive review of mental health topics for pre- and postsurgical patients. The book discusses general aspects of psychiatric care during the immediate pre- and postsurgical phase, such as pain management, psychopharmacological management or legal aspects of informed consent. The volume dedicates one section to specific subspecialties, including cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, organ transplantation, plastic surgery, bariatric surgery, and many others. Each of these chapters address preoperative psychiatric risk factors, evaluations, impact, and management recommendations for prevention and treatment of the most common psychiatric complications. The final section reviews the current dilemmas and questions for future research in this field, including delirium and capacity evaluation. The text concludes with commentary written by experts in the fields of consultation-liaison psychiatry and surgery on future directions and considerations. Perioperative Psychiatry is a valuable resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, surgeons, trainees, nurses, social workers, and all medical professionals concerned with the behavioral health of surgical patients.

Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging in Canada - E-Book

By Theris A. Touhy,Kathleen F Jett,Veronique Boscart,Lynn McCleary
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 1771720891
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 495
  • Pdf File: ebersole-and-hess-gerontological-nursing-and-healthy-aging-in-canada-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Equip yourself with the skills to meet the needs of an aging Canadian population. Ebersole and Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging in Canada, Second Edition is a concise, gerontological nursing text that follows a wellness-based, holistic approach to older adult care. Featuring the most up-to-date CGNA guidelines, this new edition identifies potential problems and gives you the means to address complications, alleviate discomfort, and assist older adults to help them lead healthy lives. Plus, it contains a variety of learning features that focus your attention on statistics, legislation, practice guidelines, standards of care, and examples relevant to Canadian practice. Focus on health and wellness throughout the book highlights all aspects of the aging process. Core competencies identified by the CGNA integrated throughout book. Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences are integrated throughout book to help you care for different population groups. Expanded assessment guidelines and tools incorporated throughout as tables, boxes, and forms, including the latest scales and guidelines for proper health assessment. Activities and discussion questions at the end of every chapter ensure you understand the material and know how to use it in clinical situations. NEW! Enhanced coverage regarding the safety of nurses and clients emphasizes important information for you to consider while working in a clinical setting. NEW! UNIQUE! Latest CGNA guidelines/standards included to ensure you have access to the most up-to-date knowledge and understanding of gerontological nursing. NEW! Additional coverage on disease process and treatment for the older adult covers current findings on timely issues. NEW! Evidence-informed Practice boxes summarize research findings that confirm effective practices and identify practices with unknown, ineffective or harmful effects. NEW! UNIQUE! Gerontology coverage adequately addresses questions on the NCLEX®-RN.

Developing Clinical Judgment

By Donna D. Ignatavicius
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0323757596
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 161
  • Pdf File: developing-clinical-judgment.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This one-of-a-kind workbook dedicated to developing clinical judgment skills helps prepare you for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) through practical thinking exercises in which you will apply the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Clinical Judgment Model (CJM). A comprehensive collection of carefully developed clinical reasoning exercises range from basic to more complex and address all specialty areas. Answer key with robust rationales to remediate learning follows at the end of the book. Six-part organization guides you through the entire NGN test plan. Answer questions in the book itself or on a companion Evolve website for automated scoring and remediation.

Models of Emergency Psychiatric Services That Work

By Mary Jo Fitz-Gerald,Junji Takeshita
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030508080
  • Total of Pages : 276
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 491
  • Pdf File: models-of-emergency-psychiatric-services-that-work.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book describes a spectrum of possible solutions to providing comprehensive emergency psychiatric care. It discusses in detail all components of emergency psychiatric care, such as triage, security, management of suicide risk, violent patients, interdisciplinary treatment teams, administration, and telepsychiatry. It has been written by and is of interest to psychiatrists, emergency medicine physicians, nurses, social workers, administrators, the police and security staff.

Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing - E-Book

By Jan Odom-Forren
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 1455751499
  • Total of Pages : 880
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 368
  • Pdf File: drain-s-perianesthesia-nursing-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 6th Edition is the most comprehensive book on the market specifically tailored to perianesthesia nurses. The book features five distinct sections – the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology. This edition expands coverage of evidence based research and adds a new chapter on care of the obese patient undergoing bariatric surgery. Written by Jan Odom-Forren, an expert in the anesthesia and post-operative fields, Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing is also an excellent study tool for ASPAN certification. Five separate sections provide coverage including the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. An overview of essential PACU concepts section covers issues such as patient safety, evidence-based research, and legal/ethical considerations Anatomy and physiology chapters cover physiologic considerations for each body system Pharmacology chapters cover basic principles as well as types of anesthetic agents such as intravenous anesthetics and regional anesthesia, including the physiology of action and the appropriate nursing interventions to prepare you for common situations in the PACU. Nursing care chapters cover assessment, patient education, complications, pain management, and care of specialty-surgery patients. A section on special considerations covers the care of patients of different ages and those with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, and cardiac arrest. Coverage of current policies and issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice includes patient safety, infection control, managed care implications, pain management, and bioterrorism. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology for a comprehensive look at disease and treatment. NEW Evidence Based Research boxes are added to all the chapters in Section IV and Section V. NEW! Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgery chapter discusses the challenges that weight-loss surgery presents to the patient and perianesthesia nurse. Streamlined format includes an overview, chapter summary, and references for each chapter. More than 275 illustrations show key concepts and principles of care. Updated The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACU chapter includes content on healthcare reform. Revised Patient Safety and Legal Issues in the PACU chapter includes content on patient safety. Expanded Evidence-based Practice and Research and Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACU chapters include coverage of new developments and practices.

How to Care for Aging Parents, 3rd Edition

By Virginia Morris
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Book Code : 076117866X
  • Total of Pages : 688
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 410
  • Pdf File: how-to-care-for-aging-parents-3rd-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The book that answers all the questions you hoped you’d never have to ask. Hailed as “an excellent resource” by the Family Caregiver Alliance, How to Care for Aging Parents is an indispensable source of information and support. Now completely revised and updated, this compassionate, comprehensive caregiver’s bible tackles all the touch subjects, from how to avoid becoming your parent’s “parent,” to understanding what happens to the body in old age, to getting help finding, and paying for, a nursing home. When love is not enough—and regrettably, it never is—this is the essential guide. Help for every difficult issue: Knowing when to intervene Coping with dementia Caring for the caregiver The question of driving Paying for long-term care Sharing the care with siblings Caregiving from a distance Home care vs. a nursing home The hospice option

Psychiatric Nursing - E-Book

By Norman L. Keltner,Debbie Steele
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0323293522
  • Total of Pages : 552
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 947
  • Pdf File: psychiatric-nursing-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Learn the therapeutic skills you need to succeed in the nurse’s role in psychiatric care! Psychiatric Nursing, 7th Edition uses a practical approach to psychotherapeutic management that clearly explains how to manage and treat individuals with psychiatric disorders. It emphasizes the nurse’s three primary tools: you and your relationship with patients, medications, and the environment. This edition adds a new chapter on forensics along with coverage of the latest trends and treatments. Written by educators Norman Keltner and Debbie Steele, this text provides a solid, real-world foundation for the practice of safe and effective psychiatric nursing care. Unique! A practical, three-pronged approach to psychotherapeutic management includes: 1) the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship, 2) psychopharmacology, and 3) milieu management. Unique! Norm’s Notes offer helpful tips from the lead author, Norman Keltner, at the beginning of each chapter, making it easier to understand difficult topics. Nursing care plans highlight the nurse’s role in psychiatric care, emphasizing assessment, planning, nursing diagnoses, implementation, and evaluation for specific disorders. Case studies depict psychiatric disorders and show the development of effective nursing care strategies. Unique! Putting It All Together summaries are provided at the end of each psychopathology chapter. Clinical examples from the authors’ own experiences illustrate concepts with real-life clinical situations. Study Notes summarize each chapter’s important content. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter preview the important principles to follow. Critical thinking questions help you develop clinical reasoning skills. Family Issues boxes highlight the issues that families must confront when a member suffers from mental illness. Learning resources on the Evolve companion website include video lectures, psychotropic drug monographs, and NCLEX® exam-style review questions. Patient and Family Education boxes highlight information that the nurse should provide to patients and families. A glossary defines key terms, providing a handy reference at the back of the book. NEW! DSM-5 information is integrated throughout the text, along with updated content and NANDA content. NEW! Survivors of Violence and Trauma chapter focuses on psychiatric treatment for individuals with mental illness in sex trafficking and forensic environments, along with the social implications for individuals, families, and communities. NEW! Integration of QSEN competencies highlights the competencies relevant to psychiatric nursing care such as safety, communication, evidence-based practice and others. NEW! Additional NCLEX® examination-style review questions on the Evolve companion website cover concepts likely to appear on class tests and the NCLEX exam.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

By Mary C Townsend,Karyn I Morgan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Book Code : 0803669860
  • Total of Pages : 1075
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 570
  • Pdf File: psychiatric-mental-health-nursing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Clearly written, comprehensive coverage of psychiatric mental-health nursing delivers what nursing students need to meet the challenges of health care today. Its evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice focuses on both physiological and psychological disorders. Designed to be used in longer psychiatric mental-health nursing courses, this text provides students with a comprehensive grounding in therapeutic approaches as well as must-know DSM-5 disorders and nursing interventions.

Geriatric Urology

By Tomas Lindor Griebling
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business
  • Book Code : 1461490472
  • Total of Pages : 551
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 267
  • Pdf File: geriatric-urology.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Geriatric Urology outlines important topics in the care of elderly urology patients. The first section covers the biology of aging, the genitourinary system and disease screening including urologic conditions serving as warning signs of other disorders. Section two covers geriatric syndromes and urology including frailty, polypharmacy, dementia, wound healing, osteoporosis and endocrinology. Urologic conditions in older adults are explored in detail including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary tract infection, nocturia, and benign prostate diseases. Other topics covered include obtaining informed consent, development of advance directives, palliative medicine and care of the dying patient. Geriatric Urology is of great value to urologists, geriatricians, internists, residents and family practitioners.

Periprosthetic Fracture Management

By Michael Schuetz,Carsten Perka
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Book Code : 3131715219
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 511
  • Pdf File: periprosthetic-fracture-management.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This textbook accumulates the latest global knowledge on periprosthetic fractures, including all relevant anatomical regions, surgical pitfalls, complex cases, and a brand new comprehensive Unified Classification System, (UCS) on periprosthetic fractures, combining the original Vancouver classification with the AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification. Carefully selected case studies illustrate and describe individual solutions for often problematic fracture situations, providing comprehensive information from experts globally. Orthopedic and trauma surgeons will be able to expand their knowledge regarding: Risk factors and assessment of periprosthetic fractures and the patient Options and choices of fracture fixations techniques as well as more complex revisions or reconstructive procedures More than 350 pages containing superb illustrations and images

Vulnerable Older Adults

By Patricia M. Burbank, DNSc, RN
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Book Code : 9780826103604
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 126
  • Pdf File: vulnerable-older-adults.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice! "Well organized, extensively referenced, and illustrated with figures/tables, this work represents a unique, multipurpose, interdisciplinary approach to elder care...Highly recommended." --CHOICE Based on the concept that vulnerability in the older populace encompasses those who are at increased risk for physical and psychosocial health problems, this book takes a closer look at vulnerability and how it affects five specific populations within the elderly: Those incarcerated in prisons The homeless Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people Those who are HIV positive or living with AIDS The frail Both physical and psychosocial health care issues and needs are addressed as well as interventions and resources that can be implemented to care for these very specific populations and their requirements for successful physical and mental health care. The unique challenges of hospice care in prisons; the lack of services that cater to homeless older people; and the overall attitude towards helping elderly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people are some of the increasingly important issues covered. Unique features include: The latest research and theoretical approaches are summarized to give health professionals a concise picture of health care needs of these older adults Themes of interdisciplinary approach to care, cultural considerations, and neglect and abuse are integrated throughout Strategies and resources for caring for older adults with dementia are discussed for each vulnerable population

Intensive Care in Neurology and Neurosurgery

By Daniel Agustin Godoy,Gustavo Rene Piñero
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SEEd
  • Book Code : 8897419402
  • Total of Pages : 1791
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 101
  • Pdf File: intensive-care-in-neurology-and-neurosurgery.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Neuromonitoring is the tool of trade in intensive care, and should incorporate cutting edge technology with patience, repeated clinical observation, careful identification of neuroworsening. The aim of the book is to be of practical use, and to assist the clinical practice of the busy physician. The clinical examination belongs to the introductory section of the book, and an abundance of technology, with specific emphasis on the importance of intracranial pressure, comes in the following parts. Since the patient with an injured brain can have chances only if other organs and systems (as the lungs, and the acid-base equilibrium etc.) are preserved, a section of the book covers the interactions between the affected brain and other organs. The way the brain reacts to different insults has common aspects, as inflammatory responses, edema etc., but also specific features. Sections five to nine summarize the most relevant pathologies, from ischemic to hemorrhagic lesions, trauma, tumors etc. and also mentions new‑comers, as the specific problems related to the expanding field of neuroradiological interventions. Finally, neurointensive care does not exist without knowledgeable nurses. The intracranial pressure measurement starts (or unfortunately ends) with a catheter well maintained, and that becomes vital when the drainage of hydrocephalus is concerned. Dealing with patients with severe brain damage has plenty of ethical implications, up to the problems related to brain death and organ donation. This book is published in two volumes.