Physical Health

Authors: Burdett, T.

Editors: Trenoweth, S. and Moone, N.

Pages: 76-95

Publisher: Sage

Place of Publication: London


This chapter: Highlights the importance of physical assessment and physical health care to mental health practitioners Offers a usable, flexible and supportive strategy of physical assessment to inform, educate and update mental health practitioners Provides a variety of opportunities for the reader to critically reflect on their own present level of knowledge and setting Suggests how the reader may enhance their level of knowledge of physical assessment and care that they provide in their own setting and share this knowledge with other practitioners Demonstrates assessment of some commonly presenting conditions, including the intervention and strategies to undertake.

Source: Manual

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