Medical-surgical patients with a secondary diagnosis of mental illness: How are nurses prepared?
Jeanette J. Avery, PhD, College of Nursing Department of Baccalaureate Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA; Ann M. Schreier, PhD, Department of Nursing Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
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The global prevalence and impact of mental illness cannot be overlooked in acute medical settings where the complexity of care for medical-surgical patients increases when there is a secondary diagnosis of mental illness (MSMI). Significant research findings regarding the components of nursing preparedness to care for MSMI patients will be presented.
29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
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|Keywords||Co-Morbidity of Medical and Mental Illnesses;
Medical-Surgical Patients and Mental Illness;
Mental Illness as a Secondary Diagnosis
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