According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number Americans over age 65, "will more than double between now and the year 2050, to 80 million." As a result, more people will need care than ever before. The recently published Handbook of Geriatric Assessment, Fifth Edition from Editors Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, The John A. Hartford Foundation and Bruce Chernof, MD, FACP, President & Chief Executive Officer, The SCAN Foundation takes a contemporary approach in line with patient and family centered care. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, it contains the latest information on geriatric assessments for older adults.
Sudha C. Patel, RN, BSN, MN, MA, DNS, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kim A. Jakopac, RN, ASN, BSN, MSN, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-1356-3 | Paperback | 544 Pages | © 2012
Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills guides nursing students and practicing nurses towards enhancing fundamental psychiatric nursing skills competency in specific assessment and interventions for the selected psychiatric disorders. A nursing skill book in a manual format, this text is handy at the clinical site and encourages readers to translate their theoretical knowledge and psychiatric nursing skills into clinical practice.