The text goes on to explore the different types of medicines commonly prescribed for major disease groups and will help nurse prescribers to understand the practical application of prescribing as seen in clinical practice.
Outlines the principles of prescribing and pharmacology as applied to mental health nursing
Running through all of the chapters is a review of relevant nurse prescribing research and evidence that supports general prescribing practice with a direct application to clinical practice in mental health settings.
Accessible, with case studies and scenarios in each chapter
2. Mental health nurse prescribing: The UK and the world.
3. The evidence base for nurse prescribing.
4. How to get nurse prescribing to work safely.
5. History and assessment: the basis for effective nurse prescribing.
6. Coexisting mental conditions.
7. Nurse prescribing in the real world.
8. Promoting concordance and patient involvement in medication management.
9. Nurse prescribers working as part of a team.
10. Ethical and legal issues in mental health nurse prescribing.
11. Future challenges for nurse prescribers