Long Term Conditions: Nursing Care and Management
July 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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—From the Foreword by Professor Rosemary Cook CBE, Director, the Queen’s Nursing Institute and Visiting Professor of Enterprise, University of Northumbria
Long-Term Conditions: Nursing Care and Management is a comprehensive, practical guide for nurses and other health care professionals on the care and management of people with chronic illness. It explores case management, individual care and management, looks at the role of the ‘expert patient’, quality of life issues, counselling skills, self-management and optimum self-care. Long-Term Conditions discusses the three main physical long-term conditions currently resulting in most hospital admissions: diabetes, respiratory disease and coronary heart disease, with a focus on empowering the patient to self manage.
A comprehensive guide to the care and management of long-term conditions
Focuses on the management of the conditions from the patients’ perspective
Practical and accessible in style