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Title Long term conditions : a guide for nurses and healthcare professionals / edited by Sue Randall and Helen Ford.

Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
2011, 2011


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  362.16 LON    AVAILABLE
Description xviii 323 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Nutrition / Helen Ford -- 2 Chronic Pain: Living with Chronic Pain / Gay James -- 3 Depression and Long-term Conditions / Robert Tummey -- 4 Adaptation in Long-Term Conditions: The Role of Stigma Particularly in Conditions that Affect Appearance / Andrew R Thompson -- 5 Self-Management in Long-term Conditions / Sue Randall and Andrew Turner -- 6 Assistive Technology -- A Means of Empowerment / Darren Awang and Gillian Ward -- 7 Risk and Empowerment in Long-term Conditions / Annette Roebuck -- 8 Care Coordination for Effective Long-term Condition Management / Sue Randall -- 9 Rehabilitation in Long-term Conditions / Bernie Davies and Jo Galloway -- 10 Palliative Care in Long-term Conditions: Pathways to Care / Claire Whittle and Jill Main.
Summary "Long-Term Conditions is a comprehensive textbook for all nursing and health care students and practitioners, that explores the key issues surrounding caring for patients with chronic diseases or long -term conditions. Divided into three sections, this book explores living with a long-term condition; empowerment; and care management. Rather than being disease focused, it looks key issues and concepts which unify many different long-term conditions, including psychological and social issues that make up a considerable part of living with a long-term condition. Within each of the chapters, issues of policy, culture and ethics are intertwined, and case studies are used throughout, linking the concepts to specific diseases. Key features: A comprehensive textbook on the principles and practice of caring for people with long -term conditions User-friendly in style with learning outcomes, further reading, useful websites, and case studies throughout linking to specific conditions Moves away from a disease focused medical model, and takes a needs-led approach Uniquely explores the overarching issues of living with one or more long- term conditions, Focuses on the importance of multi-disciplinary team work and collaborative teamwork in the management of long- term conditions"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Long-term care of the sick.
Chronic diseases -- Nursing.
Long-Term Care -- methods.
Chronic Disease -- nursing.
Palliative Care -- methods.
Added Author Randall, Sue.
Ford, Helen, 1967-
ISBN 9781444332490 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
144433249X (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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