Life Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs describes in detail more than 20 life-threatening effects associated with antipsychotics, presents the best available data on their incidence and case fatality, and gives comprehensive advice on diagnosis, management and preventive strategies. In addition, the book discusses the benefit of antipsychotic medication in a range of therapeutic indications, and demonstrates the gain in life-expectancy associated with clozapine use in severe mental illness despite its serious, potentially life-threatening adverse effects. Covers cardiovascular, neurological, muscular, hematological, gastrointestinal, autonomic and metabolic effects Gives advice on risk factors, confounding diagnoses and measures to minimise seriousness Discusses clozapine rechallenge after each of its serious adverse reactions Makes suggestions for optimum management of somatic disease in those with severe mental illness, to improve life-expectancy Includes data on post-mortem considerations

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  • Author : Peter Manu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 394 pages
  • ISBN : 0128033908
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs
  • Author : Peter Manu,Robert J. Flanagan,Kathlyn J. Ronaldson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 August 2016
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Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs describes in detail more than 20 life-threatening effects associated with antipsychotics, presents the best available data on their incidence and case fatality, and gives comprehensive advice on diagnosis, management and preventive strategies. In addition, the book discusses the benefit of antipsychotic medication in a range of therapeutic indications, and demonstrates the gain in life-expectancy associated with clozapine use in severe mental illness despite its serious, potentially life-threatening adverse effects. Covers cardiovascular, neurological, muscular, hematological, gastrointestinal, autonomic

Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care

Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 16 May 2022
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This manual attempts to provide simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders. The manual contains basic principles of prescribing followed by chapters on medicines used in psychotic disorders; depressive disorders; bipolar disorders; generalized anxiety and sleep disorders; obsessive compulsive disorders and panic attacks; and alcohol and opioid dependence. The annexes provide information on evidence retrieval, assessment

The Psychiatry of Stroke

The Psychiatry of Stroke
  • Author : D. Peter Birkett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Treating stroke requires attention not only to patients’ physical needs, but to their psychiatric needs as well. Unfortunately, there has been a considerable lack of literature that tackles this important facet of recovery. The Psychiatry of Stroke fills this void through a comprehensive examination that explores the mental and physical issues faced by stroke patients and offers up-to-date treatment options. Based on extensive clinical experience, the text offers practical advice for improving the treatment of stroke by increasing the attention

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry
  • Author : David M. Taylor,Thomas R. E. Barnes,Allan H. Young
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 July 2018
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The revised 13th edition of the essential reference for the prescribing of drugs for patients with mental health disorders The revised and updated 13th edition of The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry provides up-to-date information, expert guidance on prescribing practice in mental health, including drug choice, treatment of adverse effects and how to augment or switch medications. The text covers a wide range of topics including pharmacological interventions for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, and many other less common

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Author : Margaret Jordan Halter
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 12 March 2014
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The 7th edition of this market-leading textbook offers a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Its practical, clinical perspective and user-friendly writing style help you quickly master key concepts. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application with a wealth of real-world examples to prepare you for practice. UNIQUE! A conversational, user-friendly writing style helps you quickly grasp complex psychiatric mental health nursing concepts. Clinical chapters are

Drug Induced Movement Disorders

Drug Induced Movement Disorders
  • Author : Stewart Factor,Anthony Lang,William Weiner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 April 2008
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The second revised edition of this text will update and present current state of the art clinical approaches to this subject. This book will continue to be the source text of information on drug-induced movement disorders authored and edited by the pioneers in the field. It will be an invaluable addition to the library of any neurologist.

Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care - E-Book

Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care - E-Book
  • Author : Margaret Jordan Halter,Christina A. Fratena
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 13 November 2021
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Get easy-to-use guidelines to psychiatric nursing care in this quick clinical reference! Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care, 7th Edition provides an interprofessional approach to care based on patient problems and the latest DSM-5 criteria. It helps you plan evidence-based, individualized nursing care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community care. Clear, concise coverage focuses on the nursing process, summarizing topics from disorders and psychiatric crises to psychopharmacology. From noted educators Margaret Jordan Halter

Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - E-Book

Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - E-Book
  • Author : Margaret Jordan Halter,Cheryl L. Pollard,Sonya L. Jakubec
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 16 March 2018
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Gain a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to prepare you for practice. This thoroughly updated, market-leading text features the latest Canadian research related to psychiatric mental health nursing, including DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Additionally, clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline on the Use of Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients With Dementia

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline on the Use of Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients With Dementia
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 16 May 2022
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Dementia is associated with a sizeable public health burden that is growing rapidly as the population ages. In addition to cognitive impairments, individuals with dementia often come to clinical attention because of symptoms of a behavioral disturbance (e.g., irritability, agitation, aggression) or psychosis. The burden on caregivers is substantial and is increased when dementia is associated with behavioral and psychological symptoms, and particularly with agitation or aggression. Treatment of psychotic symptoms and agitation in individuals with dementia has often

Psychiatry

Psychiatry
  • Author : Janis Cutler,Eric Marcus
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 28 April 2010
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Designed specifically for medical students, as well as other trainees in the health professions, including social workers, occupational therapists, and psychiatric residents, Psychiatry 2e is a dynamic introductory textbook in psychiatry. Ideally suited for first and second year medical students during their psychopathology course and third year medical students during their psychiatry clerkship, the material, including extensive tables, is presented in a clear, concise and practical manner perfect for exam preparation. The authors provide a thorough yet concise introduction to

Foundations of Mental Health Care5

Foundations of Mental Health Care5
  • Author : Michelle Morrison-Valfre
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 26 September 2012
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Increase your awareness and understanding of a holistic view of mental health care with this book for nurses and other health care professionals. Each chapter covers a specific psychological or psychosocial problem as well as the most current interventions and treatments. This edition features full-color illustrations, updated drug information, and a chapter on complementary and alternative therapies, in addition to more case studies to help you apply the content to real life. This solid background in mental health is just

Midwifery Essentials: Medical Conditions

Midwifery Essentials: Medical Conditions
  • Author : Helen Baston,Jennifer Hall,Jayne Samples
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 04 June 2019
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New title in the popular Midwifery Essentials series originally published in conjunction with The Practising Midwife journal. The series covers core topics in midwifery education in an engaging and friendly format using a helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach which encourages readers to explore topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and health promotion. Helpful ‘scenarios’ throughout each volume encourage debate and reflection, core elements of midwifery education. Provides a useful, friendly source of information Strong focus on

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry
  • Author : David M. Taylor,Thomas R. E. Barnes,Allan H. Young
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 May 2018
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The revised 13th edition of the essential reference for the prescribing of drugs for patients with mental health disorders The revised and updated 13th edition of The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry provides up-to-date information, expert guidance on prescribing practice in mental health, including drug choice, treatment of adverse effects and how to augment or switch medications. The text covers a wide range of topics including pharmacological interventions for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, and many other less common

Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications, Second Edition

Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications, Second Edition
  • Author : Joseph F. Goldberg, M.D., M.S.,Carrie L. Ernst, M.D.
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 10 August 2018
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Information about new psychotropic drugs, a summary of advances in knowledge about identifiable risk factors for adverse effects, and updated recommendations on viable "antidote" management strategies -- including novel pharmacotherapies for tardive dyskinesia and newer agents for weight loss -- are among the features of this new, second edition of Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications. Where other psychopharmacology textbooks -- and, indeed, most internships and residencies in psychiatry -- lack a solid basis in primary care medicine, this