Living with a Chronic Condition

1st Edition

A Practitioner's Guide

Editors:

  • Print ISBN 9780750648080

Description

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.

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;

Details

No. of pages:
248
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750648080

About the editors

Alison Crumbie

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer & Nurse Practitioner, St Martin's College, Lancaster & Carlisle, UK

Judith Lawrence

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer and Nurse Practitioner, St Martin's College, Carlisle, UK