Nursing care of clients treated with atypical antipsychotics who have a risk of developing metabolic instability and/or type 2 diabetes.

@article{Edward2010NursingCO,
  title={Nursing care of clients treated with atypical antipsychotics who have a risk of developing metabolic instability and/or type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Karen-Leigh Edward and Bodil Rasmussen and Ian B Munro},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={46-53}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this article is to present a current discussion related to the nursing care of clients treated with atypical antipsychotic medicines and who have a risk of developing metabolic instability and/or Type 2 diabetes. The importance of such a discussion is to provide both the novice and the experienced nurse with additional knowledge of this current health issue with which to inform their nursing practice. DISCUSSION The potential for psychosis to be a chronic condition is… CONTINUE READING

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