Living with a Chronic Condition

1st Edition

A Practitioner's Guide

Authors:

  • Alison Crumbie
  • Judith Lawrence
    • 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 authors

    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