Living with Chronic Illness and Disability - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780729542616, 9780729586245

Living with Chronic Illness and Disability

3rd Edition

Principles for nursing practice

Authors: Esther Chang Amanda Johnson
eBook ISBN: 9780729586245
eBook ISBN: 9780729586238
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542616
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th July 2017
Page Count: 584
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Description

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 lifealtering journey of chronic illness and disability.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 - FRAMEWORKS FOR CHRONIC ILLNESS AND DISABILITY:
1. Chronic illness and disability: an overview
2. Role of the interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team
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

SECTION 2 - PRINCIPLES FOR NURSING PRACTICE:
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 neuron disease
18. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic 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

Details

No. of pages:
584
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780729586245
eBook ISBN:
9780729586238
Paperback ISBN:
9780729542616

About the Author

Esther Chang

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, NSW

Amanda Johnson

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine NSW/ACT, Australian Catholic University; Adjunct Associate Professor , Western Sydney University, NSW.