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ISBN: 9780729586245
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $72.95

Living with Chronic Illness and Disability - eBook, 3rd Edition

by Esther Chang, RN, CM, PhD, MEdAdmin, BAppSc(AdvNur), DNE and Amanda Johnson, RN, DipT(Nsg), PhD, MHScEd

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ISBN: 9780729586245
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $72.95
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With a complex range of chronic illnesses identified as national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand, nurses and health professionals are increasingly caring for people with chronic disease and disability across a variety of care settings. Acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to work with people who have a chronic illness and/or disability is vital to providing quality, competent care.

Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: principles for nursing practice, 3rd edition has been fully revised to reflect the most current local and international research, focusing on a range of common chronic illnesses and disabilities, including: stroke, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, dementia, diabetes, asthma and obesity.

The third edition provides a holistic framework and models of care that are essential for caring for individuals and families living the life altering journey of chronic illness and disability.

    • A reinforced focus on person- and family-centred care
    • Chapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologist
    • Principles for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2
    • Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry
    1. Chronic illness and disability: an overview
    2. Partnerships in collaborative care
    3. Models of care
    4. Spirituality
    5. Psychosocial care
    6. Stigmatisation of people living with a chronic illness or disability
    7. Sexuality
    8. Developmental and intellectual disability
    9. Management of chronic pain
    10. Rehabilitation for the individual and family
    11. Impact of obesity
    12. Palliation in chronic illness

    13. Principles for nursing practice: Schizophrenia
    14. Principles for nursing practice: Depression
    15. Principles for nursing practice: Advanced dementia
    16. Principles for nursing practice: Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
    17. Principles for nursing practice: Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease
    18. Principles for nursing practice: Persistent asthma
    19. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    20. Principles for nursing practice: Coronary heart disease
    21. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic heart failure
    22. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic kidney disease
    23. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic diseases of the bowel
    24. Principles for nursing practice: Non-melanocytic skin cancers and melanoma
    25. Principles for nursing practice: Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis
    26. Principles for nursing practice: Diabetes
    27. Principles for nursing practice: HIV/AIDS
    28. Principles for nursing practice: Cancer
  • Esther Chang, RN, CM, PhD, MEdAdmin, BAppSc(AdvNur), DNE, Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, NSW and Amanda Johnson, RN, DipT(Nsg), PhD, MHScEd, Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine NSW/ACT, Australian Catholic University; Adjunct Associate Professor , Western Sydney University, NSW.
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