2 books in 1!
- Practical diagnoses to create a care plan
- Up-to-date coverage of the latest psychotropic medications
The 10th edition of Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing includes all new, up-to-date 2018-2020 content and terminology reflecting the NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy II – featuring 18 new nursing diagnoses, and 72 completely revised diagnoses to ensure safe and effective patient care.
Paired with your psych textbook, this handy pocket guide is designed to guide you in developing practical, individualized plans of care for patients diagnosed with psychiatric and mental health disorders. The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings… from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic… to home health and private practice.
See what students and practitioners are saying online about the previous edition…
Five Stars. “Great book…. Help me to do my concept maps in less than 5 minutes… Well worth the money…”—Charlene Ellis
Very helpful book. “Great reference book for mental health clinical nursing. Care plans with interventions and rationales, along with med info.”—Suzanne M. Bucher