Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health Nursing

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Woods, Phil; Kettles, Alyson M.

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-40-515286-0

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This timely and accessible text explores how nurses can enhance their skills, and improve their practice so that risk is assessed and managed safely and effectively.

Risk assessment and management is a core element of mental health practice, and all nurses need to be aware of the risks surrounding them and their patients in order to create a safe working environment. Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health Nursing explores issues including context and definitions of risk, risk assessment tools and techniques, strategies for preventing risk situations, suicide, self-harm, neglect, forensic aspects of risk, substance misuse, ethical considerations, , victimology, risk to others and risk to se

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Woods, Phil; Kettles, Alyson M.
ISBN: 978-1-40-515286-0
Specialty:
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 264
Year: 2009

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