Living with a Chronic Condition

A Practitioner's Guide

Edited by

  • Alison Crumbie, MSN, BSc, RGN, DipNP, Dip App ScN, PGCE, Senior Lecturer & Nurse Practitioner, St Martin's College, Lancaster & Carlisle, UK
  • Judith Lawrence, MSc, BSc, DN, RGN, Senior Lecturer and Nurse Practitioner, St Martin's College, Carlisle, UK

The aim of this book is to equip the health care practitioner with the necessary knowledge and skills to work with people who live with chronic illness. It is a comprehensive and practical text that draws together current opinion, up-to-date practice and national guidelines on the management of chronic conditions.

This new book will help all health care professionals provide the best possible care for people who live with chronic illness whether in primary or secondary care.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-4808-0

Table of Contents

Introduction; Section One: Professional–patient relationships: Integrated approach; Clinical Governance; Rehabilitation; Mental Health; Section Two: Diabetes; Asthma; COPD; Continence; Epilepsy; Coronary Heart Disease; Thyroid Disease; Dermatology;