Medication Issues in Mental Health: Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions (DVD), 1st Edition
- Classroom Productions
- ISBN-10: 0495824267 | ISBN-13: 9780495824268
- © 2005 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $310.50 List Price = $ 412.95
This program addresses the tragic and costly phenomenon of adverse drug reactions in the field of mental health treatment. It explores the various disorders that can arise for the use of psychotropic medications including neuroleptic malignant syndrome, lithium toxicity, atropinic overload, and extrapyramidal side effects. It describes the early warning signs of an adverse drug reaction, what staff can do about it, and discusses ways to identify and prevent adverse reactions.