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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 March 2021
  • ISBN : 0323694896
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The ability to effectively assess cognitive and other behavioral functions is an essential skill for neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, nurses, and other clinicians who perform clinic and bedside examinations. Unique in the field, The Mental Status Examination Handbook is a user-friendly, comprehensive resource that provides practical guidance on cognitive assessment, clarifies mental status testing procedures, and assists with decision making for neuropsychological referrals. This detailed manual draws from the full history of behavioral neurology testing, making the complex and challenging area of cognitive assessment accessible for both students and practitioners. Offers guidance on how to choose and perform a large number of mental status tests, with information on selected test materials and normative values. Covers the bedside evaluation of arousal, attention, memory, language, perception, executive abilities, and other cognitive and behavioral areas. Provides an authoritative assessment and compendium of commonly used mental status scales, inventories and questionnaires. Describes relevant correlations with formal neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging, and neuropsychiatric disease. Explains how to weigh, use, and understand mental status scales and neuropsychological instruments. Discusses the meaning of cognitive symptoms and signs, and their neuroanatomical and neuropathological correlations. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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The Mental Status Examination Handbook

The Mental Status Examination Handbook
  • Author : Mario F. Mendez
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-03
  • ISBN : 0323694896
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Mental Status Examination Handbook

The ability to effectively assess cognitive and other behavioral functions is an essential skill for neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, nurses, and other clinicians who perform clinic and bedside examinations. Unique in the field, The Mental Status Examination Handbook is a user-friendly, comprehensive resource that provides practical guidance on cognitive assessment, clarifies mental status testing procedures, and assists with decision making for neuropsychological referrals. This detailed manual draws from the full history of behavioral neurology testing, making the complex and challenging area

The Mental Status Examination Handbook E-Book

The Mental Status Examination Handbook E-Book
  • Author : Mario F. Mendez
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2021-03-05
  • ISBN : 9780323694902
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The ability to effectively assess cognitive and other behavioral functions is an essential skill for neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, nurses, and other clinicians who perform clinic and bedside examinations. Unique in the field, The Mental Status Examination Handbook is a user-friendly, comprehensive resource that provides practical guidance on cognitive assessment, clarifies mental status testing procedures, and assists with decision making for neuropsychological referrals. This detailed manual draws from the full history of behavioral neurology testing, making the complex and challenging area

The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination

The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination
  • Author : Michael Alan Taylor
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • ISBN : 9781483182452
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The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination is a guidebook for clinical psychiatric diagnosis. The title introduces the language, technique and concepts of the phenomenology. The first part of the text covers the basic phenomenology principles; the major areas of concern in mental health diagnosis; methodology for effective diagnosis of mental pathology. Part II elaborates the topics in Part I; this part develops and reinforces the techniques, phenomenological principles of diagnosis, diagnostic criteria. The second part also presents data which aid in

The Psychiatric Mental Status Examination

The Psychiatric Mental Status Examination
  • Author : Paula T. Trzepacz,Robert W. Baker
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-08-19
  • ISBN : 0198022808
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Developed from years of teaching psychiatry to medical students and residents, this comprehensive text devoted solely to describing the mental status examination (MSE) fills a void in the teaching literature and will be valuable to both students first learning about the MSE and seasoned clinicians seeking an informative reference. The introductory chapter offers basic advice on interviewing patients and eliciting information. Six major sections of the MSE follow and are thoroughly described with a chapter devoted to each: Appearance, Attitude,

Mental Status Examination

Mental Status Examination
  • Author : Wes Burgess
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • ISBN : 1482552957
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Seidel's Physical Examination Handbook - E-Book

Seidel's Physical Examination Handbook - E-Book
  • Author : Jane W. Ball,Joyce E. Dains,John A. Flynn,Barry S. Solomon,Rosalyn W. Stewart
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-09-05
  • ISBN : 9780323172219
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Be prepared in any clinical setting with this portable, full-color, illustrated guide. Examination tables and Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables provide easy access to the physical exam in a two-column format for each system exam. Key information includes differential diagnosis tips, pediatric variations, sample documentation, and other helpful assessment data for quick reference. Separate chapters cover age-specific exams for infants, children, adolescents, and older adults, the healthy female evaluation, as well as reporting and documenting findings for computerized charting. Examination

The Brain and Behavior

The Brain and Behavior
  • Author : David L. Clark,Nashaat N. Boutros,Mario F. Mendez
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-08
  • ISBN : 0521840503
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New edition building on the success of previous one. Retains core aim of providing an accessible introduction to behavioral neuroanatomy.

Mosby's Physical Examination Handbook - E-Book

Mosby's Physical Examination Handbook - E-Book
  • Author : Henry M. Seidel,Jane W. Ball,Joyce E. Dains,Barry S. Solomon,John A. Flynn,Rosalyn W. Stewart
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-03-04
  • ISBN : 9780323078436
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Be prepared in any clinical setting with this portable, full-color, illustrated guide. Key information includes differential diagnosis tips, pediatric variations, sample documentation, and other helpful assessment data for quick reference. Separate chapters cover age-specific exams for infants, children, and adolescents, the healthy female evaluation, and reporting and documenting findings. The two-column format featuring Exam Techniques, Expected Findings, and Unexpected Findings provides quick and reliable reference to key exam steps. Over 250 full-color figures depicting anatomy and physiology, exam procedures, and normal

Handbook of Psychological Assessment

Handbook of Psychological Assessment
  • Author : Gary Groth-Marnat
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-10-20
  • ISBN : 0470592133
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The most highly acclaimed and complete reference work on psychological assessment-fully updated and expanded Covering principles of assessment, evaluation, referral, treatment planning, and report writing, the latest edition of Gary Groth-Marnat's landmark Handbook of Psychological Assessment has been thoroughly revised and expanded. Written in a practical, skills-based manner, this classic resource offers coverage of the most widely used assessment instruments and has been updated to include new material and cover tests that are growing in popularity, such as brief assessment

Handbook of Health Social Work

Handbook of Health Social Work
  • Author : Sarah Gehlert,Teri Browne
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-03-20
  • ISBN : 9780471758884
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The Handbook of Health Social Work provides a comprehensive and evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care. Written from a wellness perspective, the chapters cover the spectrum of health social work settings with contributions from a wide range of experts. The resulting resource offers both a foundation for social work practice in health care and a guide for strategy, policy, and program development in proactive and actionable terms. Three sections present the material: The Foundations of Social

The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain

The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain
  • Author : Matthew Rizzo,Steven Anderson,Bernd Fritzsch
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-03-09
  • ISBN : 9781118772089
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A thought-provoking treatise on understanding and treating the aging mind and brain This handbook recognizes the critical issues surrounding mind and brain health by tackling overarching and pragmatic needs so as to better understand these multifaceted issues. This includes summarizing and synthesizing critical evidence, approaches, and strategies from multidisciplinary research—all of which have advanced our understanding of the neural substrates of attention, perception, memory, language, decision-making, motor behavior, social cognition, emotion, and other mental functions. Written by a plethora

Evidence-Based Physical Examination Handbook

Evidence-Based Physical Examination Handbook
  • Author : Kate Sustersic Gawlik, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP,Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN,Alice M. Teall, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2021-01-15
  • ISBN : 9780826164667
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Provides succinct evidence-based guidance on the assessment of patients across the life span and development of sound clinical reasoning A companion to the groundbreaking Evidence-Based Physical Examination: Best Practices for Health and Well-Being, this portable, full-color, richly illustrated handbook prepares you for practice in any clinical setting. A high-yield guide with only the most essential information for assessment of patients across the life span, it includes key questions and considerations for the patient history, a step-by-step guide to physical examination,

Clinical Neurology of Aging

Clinical Neurology of Aging
  • Author : Martin L. Albert,Janice E. Knoefel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1994
  • ISBN : 0195071670
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This thorough revision of a well-established text presents essential information on the neurobiology of aging. There are new chapters on competency and ethics, problems of daily living, psychopharmacology, and stability and falls. Written in a accessible style, this book will be invaluable to clinicians and neurologists who treat elderly patients.

Psychologists' Desk Reference

Psychologists' Desk Reference
  • Author : Gerald P. Koocher,John C. Norcross,Sam S. Hill III
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-11-18
  • ISBN : 9780198037170
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Here is the revised and expanded edition of the indispensable companion for every mental health practitioner. Improved over the first edition by input and feedback from clinicians and program directors, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Second Edition presents an even larger variety of information required in daily practice in one easy-to-use resource. Covering the entire spectrum of practice issues--from diagnostic codes, practice guidelines, treatment principles, and report checklists, to insight and advice from today's most respected clinicians--this peerless reference gives fingertip

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  • Author : Alberto M. Goldwaser,Eric L. Goldwaser
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-17
  • ISBN : 9783030001636
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This book prepares the mental health professional to use scientific skills when working within a legal framework. Written by a seasoned forensic psychiatrist with decades of experience and professional honors, this text answers some of the most challenging questions psychiatrists face when mental health intersects with the courtroom. The text is supported with 34 case vignettes that demonstrate ways in which seemingly simple diagnoses have unique layers of complexities that are vital within the legal system. The resource covers topics that