An introduction to mental health in paramedic science

Augustus, Jo ORCID logo ORCID: , Patrick, Yuet Wah and Paula, Gardner (2022) An introduction to mental health in paramedic science. Open University Press, Maidenhead, UK. Full text not available from this repository.

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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
Publisher: Open University Press
ISBN: 9780335249930
Departments: Institute of Health > Centre for Excellence in Paramedic Practice
Depositing User: Jo Augustus
Date Deposited: 31 May 2023 12:34
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 13:02
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