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Risk assessment and management is a core element of mental health practice, and all nurses need to be aware of the risks surrounding them and their patients in order to create a safe working environment.Β  This timely and accessible text explores how nurses can enhance their skills, and improve their practice so that risk is assessed and managed safely and effectively.Β 

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.

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  • Written in the context of latest policy developments such as the National Service FrameworksContent:
    Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1–7): Phil Woods and Alyson M. Kettles
    Chapter 2 Risk Assessment and Management (pages 9–47): John Cordall
    Chapter 3 The Theory of Risk (pages 49–75): Alyson M. Kettles and Phil Woods
    Chapter 4 Instrumentation (pages 77–108): Phil Woods and Alyson M. Kettles
    Chapter 5 Risk to Others (pages 109–142): Phil Woods
    Chapter 6 Risk to Self (pages 143–197): B. Lee Murray and Eve Upshall
    Chapter 7 Risk of Substance Misuse (pages 199–242): Lois Dugmore
    Chapter 8 Conclusions (pages 243–252): Alyson M. Kettles and Phil Woods

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    • Year: 2009
    • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
    • Language: English
    • ISBN: 9781405152860,9781444312171

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