Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Callaghan, Patrick; Gamble, Catherine

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-870385-3

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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.

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.

Key Features:

  • Fast access to concise, targeted information on all aspects of mental health nursing
  • Patient centered, evidence-based and in line with latest government guidelines
  • Written by specialists in mental health nursing, who have carefully distilled their experience and knowledge
  • Provides practical support for readers in everyday clinical decision-making


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Callaghan, Patrick; Gamble, Catherine
ISBN: 978-0-19-870385-3
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 432
Year: 2015