Living with Chronic Illness and Disability

Living with Chronic Illness and Disability : Principles for nursing practice

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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 life altering journey of chronic illness and disability.

A reinforced focus on person- and family-centred care
Chapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologist
Principles for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2
Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry
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Product details

  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 195.58 x 259.08 x 22.86mm | 1,156.66g
  • Chatswood, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0729542610
  • 9780729542616
  • 25,134

Table of contents

Section 1: Frameworks for chronic illness and disability Section 2: Principles for nursing practice
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