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Psychosocial Nursing for General Patient Care, 2nd Ed. powered by Skyscape (PDA/Win CE)

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Psychosocial Nursing for General Patient Care, 2nd Ed. powered by Skyscape (PDA/Win CE)  
This concise, quick reference handbook will help prepare students and nurses for common psychosocial and psychiatric problems that can coincide with patients' medical problems. Its quick reference format allows them to find information to intervene quickly and effectively and keep the patient -- and the student -- safe.  
Content on care in various settings (home care, nursing homes, residential care, outpatient, psychiatric home care, hospital) incorporated into appropriate sections of the chapters  
Increased emphasis on the psychosocial responses throughout the life span with a focus on children, adolescents, mother/child, and the elderly  
New material includes chapters on culture and end-of-life care; also alternative/complementary medicine information integrated within appropriate chapters  
Focuses on psychosocial problems faced by the generalist nurse caring for patients in various settings  
Evaluates psychosocial responses to the stresses of illness, illness of a family member, hospitalization, or alterations in mental health, and provides clinically relevant interventions for dealing with them  
Each disorder or condition opens with an overview of the problem, including a review of the current theories of causation, and proceeds to explain assessment, collaborative and nursing management, patient and family education information, charting and discharge planning guidelines, and nursing outcomes  
Helps determine the relationship of psychological manifestations to the underlying disease process  
Lists behavioral patterns that suggest a need to refer the patient to a psychiatrist, psychologist, or clinical nurse specialist  
Suggested learning activities help the novice nurse become more proficient in dealing with psychosocial problems  
Disease chapters include etiology, pharmacologic interventions, cultural concerns, and information on the use of alternative and complementary medicine  
Provides essential documentation guidelines  
Examines how psychosocial responses differ between children, adolescents, and the elderly  
Reviews how to respond to patients from different cultures and determine if the behavior is normal for that culture  
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Author(s): J.G. Burgess, R.H. Wijffels
Hardcover: 0 pages
Illustrations: 0
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams, and Williams
Publication Date: 1/1/1900  

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