Nurses and neuroleptic medication: applying theory to a working relationship with clients and their families.


This paper presents a model for the nursing management of the effects of neuroleptic or antipsychotic medication. The model addresses the contemporary issues facing nurses, their clients and families, while at the same time is congruent with the continua of effects of these medications. For many, nonadherence is directly related to undesired side effects… (More)