Significantly expanded and updated, Psychiatric Intensive Care is essential reading for all healthcare professionals and managers involved in the care of the mentally ill patient, particularly in the intensive care environment. It provides practical and evidence-based advice on the management of disturbed and severely ill psychiatric patients.Table of Contents 1. Psychiatric intensive care - development and definition M. Dominic Beer, Stephen M. Pereira and Carol Paton2. Management of acutely disturbed behaviour M. Dominic Beer, Carol Paton and Stephen M. Pereira3. De-escalation Roland Dix4. Rapid tranquilisation Caroline L. Holmes, Helen Simmons and Lyn Pilowsky5. Pharmacological therapy Chike I. Okocha6. Psychological approaches to the acute patient Marc Kingsley7. Psychological approaches to longer-term patients presenting with challenging behaviours Brian Malcolm McKenzie8. Seclusion Roland Dix, Christian Betteridge and Matthew J. Page9. Restraint and physical intervention Roland Dix10. The complex needs patient Zerrin Atakan and Venugopal Duddu11. Therapeutic activities within Psychiatric Intensive Care and Low Secure Units Faisal Kazi, Brenda Flood and Sarah Hooton12. Risk assessment and management Stephen M. Pereira, Sabrina Pietromartire and Maurice Lipsedge13. The provision of intensive care in forensic psychiatry Harvey Gordon14. The interface with forensic services James Anderson15. Supporting people with learning disabilities on general psychiatric wards, Psychiatric Intensive Care Units and Low Secure Units Andrew Flynn16. The interface with general psychiatric services 17. The interface with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) 18. Severe mental illness and substance abuse Zerrin Atakan19. Social work issues in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units/Low Secure Units David Buckle20. User and carer involvement Stephen Pereira and Kate Woollaston21. Setting up a new Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit: principles and practice Andrew W. Proctor22. Physical environment Roland Dix23. Managing the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit Phil Garnham24. Multidisciplinary teams within Psychiatric Intensive Care Units /Low Secure Units Stephen Dye and Andy Johnston25. National standards and good practice Andy Johnston, Stephen Dye and Navjyoat Chhina.
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Titolo: Psychiatric Intensive Care
Autori: Beer - Pereira
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 18x24 cm
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