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Forensic Mental Health Nursing in Acute Settings: Aspects of Acute Care

Published: January 2007


Introduction Alyson McGregor Kettles, Richard Byrt and Phil Woods

Forensic educational aspects of acute mental health care: policy, characteristics, skills and knowledge Carol Watson and Alyson McGregor Kettles

Towards therapeutic environments: challenges and problems Richard Byrt with Linnette James

Towards therapeutic environments: alternatives and solutions Richard Byrt

Preventing and reducing violence and aggression Richard Byrt and Mike Doyle

Forensic aspects of acute inpatient assessment Mike Doyle and Michael Coffey

Measurement of health and social functioning Phil Woods and Alyson McGregor Kettles

Low conflict, high therapy nursing in a psychiatric intensive care unit Stuart Guy, Stephen Fyffe and Wendy Ifill

Forensic aspects of crisis intervention team working and acute mental health care Alyson McGregor Kettles and Paula Hall

Forensic aspects of discharge planning from acute care: transition to community Michael Coffey, Julie Morgan and Tina Gronow

The Pharmacaust and its relevance to nursing forensic mental health clients Linda Hart

Forensic aspects of caring for people with personality disorder in acute settings Jean Woodally and Michele McGunnigle

Cultural and diversity issues Richard Byrt, Anne Aiyegbusi, Tim Hardie and Mary Addo

Cultural competence and patients; rights Richard Byrt and Tim Hardie

Observation with engagement in acute areas Alyson McGregor Kettles and Richard Byrt

Issues in multi-professional working Helen Walker

Psychosocial interventions Helen Walker and Mike Doyle

Conclusions: fifteen themes, action and research for the future Richard Byrt, Alyson McGregor Kettles and Phil Woods


ISBN: 9781856423205