Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Callaghan, Patrick; Gamble, Catherine
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
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.
Written by experienced nurses and teachers, it helps nurses acheive the best possible results for their patients. Summaries of key sections of the mental health act are provided, as well 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 with older adults, as well as a brand new chapter on contemporary issues in mental health nursing.