Care of the difficult patient : a nurse's guide /

Main Author: Manos, Peter J. 1943-
Other Authors: Braun, Joan, 1944-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
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Table of Contents:
  • Mental status assessment
  • Substance abuse
  • Delirium
  • Psychiatric diagnoses
  • Setting limits
  • The nurse's authority
  • Manipulation, clinging, sexual provocation, anger and violence: the feelings they evoke and the interventions they may require
  • The ethics of limit setting
  • Families
  • Communicating with doctors: the difficult and the easy
  • The nurse and the dying patient
  • Nurses and stress
  • Getting psychiatric consultation.