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Medicines are the most common form of treatment for those with mental health problems worldwide. Medicines Management in Mental Health Care is the first detailed evidence-based medicines management text for mental health practitioners in the UK. Medicines Management in Mental Health Care is divided into two parts. Part one provides mental health nurses and other mental health workers with a detailed understanding of the evidence-base for medicines management covering subjects including psychotropic medication and co-morbidity. Part two addresses the practical implications for clinical practice and provides vital guidance on prescribing and medicines management, working with service users, treatment adherence, evaluation skills and problem solving as well as specific advice relating to the realities of practice. Medicines Management in Mental Health Care is an essential resource for mental health nurses and mental health practitioners. - Discusses evidence-based interventions - Outlines the main types of medicines offered - Discusses co-morbidity - Outlines a model of medicines management - Discusses good prescribing practice
Dr Neil Harris is a Consultant Nurse at Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust and Lecturer at the University of Manchester.
Dr John Baker is a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Manchester.
Dr Richard Gray is Professor of Nursing Research at the University of East Anglia.
Table of Contents
art one: An evidence base for medication management
introduction and setting the scene
co-morbidityart two: medication management clinical practice
prescribing and medicines management policies
a model of medication management
Engagement and working collaboratively with service users
A medication management toolkit
Medication management training
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