Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health Nursing
April 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health Nursing explores issues including context and definitions of risk, risk assessment tools and techniques, strategies for preventing risk situations, suicide, self-harm, neglect, forensic aspects of risk, substance misuse, ethical considerations, , victimology, risk to others and risk to self.
Written in the context of latest policy developments such as the National Service Frameworks
Discusses the role of the mental health nurse in the assessment and management of risk
Explores an increasingly important and timely subject in mental health practice
Practical focus, with case studies throughout
Written by experts in the field