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Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health, 2nd Edition


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Perfect For:

  • - Nursing Students
  • - Health Care Professionals
  • - Social Service Professionals

Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health 2nd Edition written by leading professional nurses and academics, Professor Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Patricia Barkway and Debra Nizette, is a convenient reference guide for nursing students and health professionals required to respond to individuals in crisis.

This user-friendly pocket guide from Muir-Cochrane, Barkway and Nizette delivers practical strategies and skills for nursing students and professionals, general practitioners, paramedics, police and allied health workers to implement. With a focus on social inclusion, recovery, culture and the promotion of consumer rights, this mental health textbook plays a pivotal guide for holistic modern health care practices.

Benefit from the updated content of Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health 2nd Edition, which features a new opening chapter, the latest research and evidence (including the recently released National Practice Standards), tips for a successful clinical placement and guidance on psychiatric medications.

Muir-Cochrane, Barkway and Nizette have delivered an exemplary mental health textbook that provides students and professional nurses with helpful "dos and don’ts" and "what to do" in commonly encountered medical circumstances.

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Key Features

    • Written specifically for Australian and New Zealand contexts.

    • Hands-on and inclusive strategies enable readers to develop practical skills.

    • Convenient size and user-friendly layout that offers readers immediate access to information.

Author Information

    By Eimear Muir-Cochrane, BSc(Hons), RN, CMHN, GradDip-Adult Ed, MNS, PhD, FACMHN, MACN, Chair of Nursing (Mental Health Nursing), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University; Patricia Barkway, RN, CMHN, FACMHN, BA, MSc(PHC), Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing, Flinders University Adelaide and Debra Nizette, RN, Credentialed MHN, DipAppSc(Nursing Ed), BAppSc(Nursing), MNurStudies, FRCNA, FACMHN , Mental Health Nursing Advisor, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer; Queensland Health

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  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 218 Pages
  • Imprint: Mosby Australia
  • ISBN: 978-0-7295-4190-9
  • Copyright: 2014