Coping with Chronic Illness: Overcoming Powerlessness / Edition 3

Coping with Chronic Illness: Overcoming Powerlessness / Edition 3

by Judith Fitzgerald Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803602987

ISBN-13: 9780803602984

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Completely rewritten to include the most recent research and nursing strategies, the 3rd edition expands nurses' perceptions of persons with long-term health problems in a way that emphasizes patient and family power resources. The book includes nursing assessment, diagnosis, interventions, conceptual models, and related research.

Overview

Completely rewritten to include the most recent research and nursing strategies, the 3rd edition expands nurses' perceptions of persons with long-term health problems in a way that emphasizes patient and family power resources. The book includes nursing assessment, diagnosis, interventions, conceptual models, and related research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803602984
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
573
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Current Status
1. Client Power Resources
2. Analysis of Coping with Illness
3. Development of the Concept of Powerlessness: A Nursing Diagnosis

Part 2: Vulnerabilities Across the Life Span
4. Stress and Coping: Psychoneuroimmunology
5. Chronic Sorrow in Long-Term Illness Across the Life Span
6. Courage in Young Adults with Long-Term Health Concerns
7. Middlescent Obese Women: Overcoming Powerlessness
8. Powerlessness in Elderly Persons: Preventing Hopelessness

Part 3: Coping with Specific Chronic Health Problems
9. Powerlessness in Persons with End-Stage Renal Disease
10. Profiles of Locus of Control and Coping in Persons with Peripheral Vascular Disease
11. Energy Deficits in Chronically Ill Persons with Arthritis: Fatigue
12. Adjustment, Coping Resources, and Care of the Client with Multiple Sclerosis
13. Coping with Chronic Lung Disease: Maintaining Quality of Life
14. Empowering Persons Affected by AIDS

Part 4: Select Nursing Strategies
15. Literature: A Dimension of Nursing Therapeutics
16. Imagery as a Means of Coping
17. Facilitating Behavior Change in Chronically Ill Persons
18. Enhancing Self-Esteem
19. Inspiring Hope

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