Pocket Prescriber Psychiatry is a concise,
up-to-date prescribing guide containing all the "must-have" information
that psychiatrists and mental health professionals need to know.
This book provides the key essential information for all mental
health professionals prescribing drugs and is essential for
psychiatrists, mental health nurses, primary care physicians,
psychologists, psychotherapists, and counsellors and anyone caring for
people with mental health issues.
Table of Contents
Common/useful drugs. Disorders.
Psychosis. Bipolar affective disorder. Depression. Anxiety disorders.
Dementia. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sleep
disorders and agitation. Substance misuse. Non-pharmacological treatments. Psychoeducation.
Crisis planning. Lifestyle interventions. Social interventions.
Psychological therapies. Neurostimulation. Psychosurgery. Basic psychopharmacology. Pharmacokinetics. Pharmacodynamics. Neurotransmitter systems. Drug interactions. Miscellaneous. Prescribing
in the perinatal period. Prescribing in autism. Prescribing in
personality disorders. Controlled drugs (CDs). Off-license prescribing.
Psychiatric side effects of medications. Medication adherence. Risk
assessment. Psychiatric classification. Mental Health Act (MHA) in
England and Wales. Mental Capacity Act (MCA) in England and Wales. Emergencies. Rapid
tranquilisation (RT). Drug toxicity syndromes. Alcohol and drug
withdrawal syndromes. Catatonia. Delirium. Seizures (epileptic and
dissociative). Acute dystonia. Clozapine-induced agranulocytosis. HIV
post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Hanging. Self-laceration. Acute
coronary syndromes (ACS). Acute asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary
disease exacerbation. Pulmonary embolism. Sepsis (severe or septic
shock). Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). ↓Glucose. Reference information. Guidelines. Useful contacts. Reference values. Index.