Saturday, October 1, 2011

Addiction for Nurses

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
1st edition - November 16, 2010
Paperback: 232 pages
ISBN-10: 1405187468
ISBN-13: 978-1405187466

Addiction for Nurses is a comprehensive textbook for students, explaining the role of the nurse at each stage of intervention. Early chapters approach the subject from sociological, historical, and cultural perspectives, covering significant topics such as the nature of addiction, its social context, and addiction theory. The book then presents vital information about each of the main areas of addiction (nicotine, alcohol, opiates, cannabis, psychostimulants, and hallucinogens), with clinical and practical guidance on recognition, assessment, and treatment intervention strategies. 

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