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MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
Psychiatric mental health nursing is a specialty in nursing. Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the appointed position of a nurse that specializes in mental health and cares for people of all ages experiencing mental illnesses or distress. These include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts, psychosis, paranoia, and self-harm. Nurses in this area receive specific training in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behavior, and the administration of psychiatric medication.
Child health nursing is designed to help the students to develop and understand the concept of child health, the trends in child care and health problems of children. It will enable the students to meet the needs of the children, in health and sickness.
This course book is designed for students to practice community health nursing for the individual, family, and groups at both urban and rural setting by using concept and principles of health and community health nursing.
Community health nurses work to improve the health and well-being of communities they serve by educating them about illness and disease prevention, safe health practices, nutrition, and wellness. They often provide treatment for poor, culturally diverse, and uninsured populations. One of the primary functions of a community health nurse is to identify health problems in the community and to provide health care to patients who may not have access to, or be able to afford, medical services. They develop intervention plans to address the health, safety, and nutritional issues they discover, and attempt to educate their patients about healthy choices that assist with disease and illness prevention.
The book Food and Nutrition science focuses largely on dietary concerns and health issues surrounding food, eating, and medicine. Those who study nutrition science often become dietitians or nutritionists. Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage the disease.
In this book, understand how Microbiology is very important to the nursing profession. Nurses need the basic foundation that microbiology has to offer. This knowledge would help a nurse to look for specific control of the spread of infection. Knowledge of medical microbiology would help them to understand the difference between the causative organism of disease and patient. A nurse must know procedures used to create and maintain a sterile field in the hospitals based on the knowledge of microbiology.
Health is important for both physical and mental development in which food and nutrition play a very important role. The book contains both the subjects of Food and Nutrition. The content of the book is well organized and to the point. Technical terms in Hindi are written in brackets in English for ease of students. The book also contains detailed knowledge of policies and programmes to improve nutritional status.
Medical-surgical nursing is the nursing care of adult patients whose conditions or disorders are treated medically, pharmacologically, or surgically. It is basically the study of the care and nursing of the sick patients who are ill. Some diseases respond to medical treatment, say cardiac arrhythmias. Some diseases require surgical intervention, say appendicitis, or cholelithiases. General surgery is a huge field and includes many different procedures from thyroidectomies to major bowel surgery.
Gyne surgery is another specialty as is urology. Orthopedic surgery yet another. Medical nursing is not an area to know much about. Illnesses there often involve the heart and lungs, kidney disease, infections but certainly aren’t limited to these. These diseases are most often treated with medications and it can be a real challenge figuring out how to best treat people to maximize recovery with minimal side effects.
The book focuses on the relevance of sociology to contemporary nursing practice. Clearly written, and carefully illustrated, the book uses jargon-free explanations of sociological theories and evidence to show how studying sociology can be useful in all branches of professional nursing practice.