Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice

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This text provides evidence-based principles for practice for chronic illness and disability. It provides a solid theoretical and practical foundation for students in their 2nd and 3rd years. The book will included a holistic framework for major and common chronic illness and disability.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780729538688
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/4/2008
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface viii

Contributors ix

Reviewers xiv

Section 1 Frameworks For Chronic Illness And Disability 1

1 Chronic illness and disability: an overview Amanda Johnson Esther Chang 1

2 Role of the interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team Annette James Geoffrey Mitchell Michelle Bissett Lee Zakrzewski Anthony Wright Susan Balandin Michelle Lincoln Mark Hughes 14

3 Spirituality and the nurse: engaging in human suffering, hope and meaning John Rolley Esther Chang Amanda Johnson 33

4 Psychosocial care Marina Boogaerts Alan Merritt 50

5 Stigmatisation of people living with a chronic illness and/or disability Lynne S. Giddings Dianne E. Roy 66

6 Sexuality in chronic illness and disability Debbie Kralik Norah Bostock 77

7 Developmental and intellectual disability Jennifer Evans Susan Gallagher 91

8 Management of chronic pain Joanne Tollefson Karen Piggot Mary FitzGerald 110

9 Rehabilitation for the individual and family Julie Pryor Kate O'Reilly Melissa Bonser 126

10 Impact of obesity on chronic illness and disability Geoffrey Skurray Annette James Gilbert de Chalain 148

11 Palliation in chronic illness Christine Haley James Daley 168

Section 2 Principles Of Practice For Supportive Care 185

12 Schizophrenia Louise O'Brien Scott Fanker 185

13 Depression: its scope, impacts, treatment and nursing management Scott Fanker Louise O'Brien 199

14 Advanced dementia Esther Chang Sally Easterbrook Amanda Johnson Karen Hancock Megan Luhr Kathleen Harrison 218

15 Stroke (cerebrovascular accident) Andrew Scanlon Jim Kevin 236

16 Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease Robin Ray Laraine McAnally 251

17 Chronic asthmaPhilip Stumbles Prue Andrus Stuart McLelland Christophe von Garnier 269

18 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Colleen Doyle Rebecca Howard Loyal Pattewage Sandy Ward 287

19 Ischaemic heart disease Angela M. Kucia Elizabeth Birchmore 304

20 Chronic heart failure Patricia M. Davidson Phillip J. Newton Peter S. Macdonald 318

21 Chronic kidney disease Ann Bonner Bettina Douglas 333

22 Chronic diseases of the bowel Michelle Woods Mark Zasadny Annette Marlow 351

23 Non-melanocytic skin cancers and melanoma Isabelle Ellis Keryln Carville 365

24 Ageing and disability (osteoarthritis and osteoporosis) Leonie Mosel Williams Belinda J. Harpin 376

25 Principles of practice for supportive care: diabetes Rhonda Griffiths Jane Payne 389

26 HIV/AIDS Stephen Neville Mark Henrickson 409

27 Cancer Patsy Yates 424

Index 439

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