Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Paperback | November 1, 2015

EditorPatrick Callaghan, Catherine Gamble

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Fully revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing is the indispensable resource for all those caring for patients with mental health problems. Practical, concise, and up-to-date with the latest guidelines, practice, and initiatives, this handbook is designed tobe quickly accessible to nurses in a busy clinical setting.Designed primarily for staff nurses and students this book will assist anyone working with people living with mental health problems, and their families and carers, including junior doctors, medical students, occupational therapists and social workers. It is envisaged that the more experiencedclinician will be able to use sections for reference and as a resource for key facts.The handbook enables readers to find relevant information quickly as the contents are arranged for quick and easy access so as to provide up-to-date information about the essentials of mental health nursing practice in a user-friendly manner. The revised mental health act is summarised in detail, aswell as the mental capacity act, mental health legislation in Scotland and other UK countries. New material for the second edition includes expanded and revised information on leadership, medications, physical interventions, basic life support, religion, spirituality and faith, and working witholder adults.Evidence-based and practical, this handbook incorporates the latest international and national mental health policy initiatives, includes revised visions for mental health nursing, and contains a brand new chapter on contemporary issues in mental health nursing.

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Fully revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing is the indispensable resource for all those caring for patients with mental health problems. Practical, concise, and up-to-date with the latest guidelines, practice, and initiatives, this handbook is designed tobe quickly accessible to nurses in a busy c...

Patrick Callaghan is Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham where he leads the Mental Health Research Programme. He is Associate Director (Research Engagement) at the National Institute of Health Research Mental Health Research Network. He was the first elected Chair...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:November 1, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198703856

ISBN - 13:9780198703853

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to mental health nursing2. Essential mental health nursing skillsv3. Working with specific issues and concerns4. Interventions5. Violence6. Risk7. Common mental disorders8. UK Mental Health Legislations9. Medications10. Culture11. Older people12. Leadership13. Evidence-based mental health nursing14. Research15. Liaison mental health services

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"I was left with an overwhelming feeling of regret on reading this book that I am not about to start my career all over again. It is not a book to borrow, it is one you must own." --From the Foreword by Professor Peter Nolan, Staffordshire University, UK