About this book
- A one-stop guide for all mental health nurses dealing with emergency and crisis situations
- Icons are used to indicate the level of crisis/emergency, reflecting the mental health triage scale
- Takes a problem-orientated approach to the subject
Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing is a practical and accessible guide for mental health nurses confronted with emergencies. It enables them to manage these emergencies in a therapeutic, safe, and legally proper manner. As with all emergencies, the immediate care of patients with mental health problems must be simple and quick, so This book comprises easy to read bulletted short notes for quick reference and reliable guidance.
Readership: Practitioners in mental health nursing both in community and hospital settings. Will also be of use to student nurses following the mental health branch, and allied health professionals such as social workers, occupational therapists, practice nurses, counsellors and prison officers.
Table of contents
2: Violence and aggression
3: Self-Harm and suicidal behaviour
4: Medical emergencies
5: Emergencies associated with substance abuse
6: Emergencies associated with older adults
7: Emergencies associated with children
8: Emergencies associated with medication
9: Legal Frameworks