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Prescribing and mental health nursing

Author: Austyn Snowden
Publisher: London : Quay Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Over 90 percent of people with mental health problems take medication. Nurses now have the authority to prescribe this medication should they so wish. However, all nurses have a duty of care to administer medication safely. The first section of this book provides a framework for this discussion by integrating the histories of psychopharmacology, mental health nursing and medication legislation. This provides the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Austyn Snowden
ISBN: 9781856423632 1856423638
OCLC Number: 234365539
Description: xiv, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Section 1. A history in three parts. Psychopharmacology ; The history of mental health nursing ; The history of prescribing --
Section 2. Prescribing for mental illness. Schizophrenia and psychotic symptons ; Depression ; Anxiety and insomnia ; Safety.
Responsibility: by Austyn Snowden.

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Over 90 percent of people with mental health problems take medication. Nurses now have the authority to prescribe this medication should they so wish. However, all nurses have a duty of care to  Read more...

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