An Introduction to Mental Health in Paramedic Science

Augustus, Joanne, Patrick, Yuet Wah and Gardner, Paula (2022) An Introduction to Mental Health in Paramedic Science. Open University Press, Maidenhead. ISBN 9780335249930

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An Introduction to Mental Health for Paramedic Science explores how mental health problems impact on the individual in the context of emergency medicine, covering the critical areas that students and practitioners need to know, such as: •The key characteristics of mental health problems •How mental health problems relate to the assessment performed in the community •Referral pathways •Treatment following referral Taking key concepts of mental health, including person-centred care, as the framework Mental Health for Paramedic Science includes guidance on: •Multidisciplinary working •Principles and practical applications of legislation •Evidence based bio-medical approaches •Trauma informed care Written by experienced paramedic educators this new book is the go-to guide for students and practicing paramedics wanting to explore mental health treatments as encountered in paramedic settings.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Chapters contributed by Yuet Wah Patrick: Chapter 2 Legislation and paramedic science; Chapter 6 Management of complex needs in mental health; Chapter 7 Negotiation and de-escalation.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Emergency mental health
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > RA790 Mental health. Mental illness prevention.
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care
Research Priority Areas: Health, Life Sciences, Sport and Wellbeing
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2022 15:14
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2023 14:01

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