Chapter 7. Nurse Prescribing in the Real World

  1. DR Adrian Jones RN, BN (HONS), PHD Nurse Consultant Visiting Reader in Psychiatric Nursing1,2

Published Online: 1 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311624.ch7

Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health

Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health

How to Cite

Jones, A. (2009) Nurse Prescribing in the Real World, in Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311624.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    North Wales NHS Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Glyndwr University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170925

Online ISBN: 9781444311624

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Keywords:

  • nurse prescribing in the real world;
  • helping clinicians to implement prescriptive authority;
  • primary care and primary care mental health services;
  • psychiatric hospital care;
  • dementia - syndrome characterised as acquired cognitive deficits;
  • vulnerability to schizophrenia - genetic factors, lifestyle and family stress;
  • acute onset psychosis and depressive or mood disorder;
  • bipolar affective disorder - mania and depression episodes;
  • First-generation antidepressant drugs - TCAs and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How could nurse prescribing work in practice: Service settings

  • Primary care and primary care mental health services

  • Nurse-led clinics

  • Secondary care community teams

  • Psychiatric hospital care

  • Medical liaison services

  • Hard-to-reach groups

  • Disease and condition areas

  • Schizophrenia

  • Acute onset psychosis

  • Chronic schizophrenia

  • Bipolar affective disorder

  • Depression

  • Opioid addiction

  • Conclusion