Patient Violence and the Clinician presents clinically relevant information on violent patients and how clinicians can deal with threats of potential violence in their everyday practice. This book describes the clinical information known about the characteristics of assaultive patients. It also reviews special issues of clinician safety related to women, psychiatric residents, and psychiatric nurses. Patient Violence and the Clinician provides concrete strategies for enhancing clinician safety through architecture, alarm systems, and behavioral strategies. It addresses staff issues and the humane treatment of the violent patient. This book helps the clinician think about the cultural issues that surround the treatment of the violent patient -- before violence erupts.
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(210mm x 152mm x 20mm)
American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
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