Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing

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This text fills a void in advanced practice nursing literature by providing a foundation for integrating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into advanced practice nursing. The text includes coverage of neurobiology, theory and research evidence related to psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and complementary and alternative medicine interventions. This text addresses the issue of defining and integrating relationship-based approaches with psychopharmacological and CAM approaches by providing beautifully-designed and easy-to-follow decision trees for initiating specific treatment and discussion of specific continuing care issues. This text has a lifespan focus and includes pediatric pointers and aging alerts.Methadone has not been shown to cause damage to a developing fetus, or latent effects in childhood. ... experiencing more severe witha€” drawal symptoms; if taken too close to the last dose of opiate, they may likely experience withdrawal symptoms from the antagonist property of buprenorphine. ... Persons should be advised that abrupt cessation of Suboxone will cause symptoms of opiate withdrawal.

Title:Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing
Author:Kathleen R. Tusaie, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2012-08-21


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