Coping with Chronic Illness: Overcoming Powerlessness / Edition 2

Coping with Chronic Illness: Overcoming Powerlessness / Edition 2

by Judith Fitzgerald Miller
     
 

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.

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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:
9780803661929
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
433

Table of Contents

Pt. ICurrent Status1
1Client Power Resources3
2Analysis of Coping with Illness21
3Development of the Concept of Powerlessness: A Nursing Diagnosis55
Pt. IIVulnerabilities Across the Life Span89
4Stress and Coping: Psychoneuroimmunology91
5Chronic Sorrow in Long-Term Illness Across the Life Span125
6Courage in Young Adults with Long-Term Health Concerns145
7Middlescent Obese Women: Overcoming Powerlessness165
8Powerlessness in Elderly Persons: Preventing Hopelessness191
Pt. IIICoping with Specific Chronic Health Problems213
9Powerlessness in Persons with End-Stage Renal Disease215
10Profiles of Locus of Control and Coping in Persons with Peripheral Vascular Disease247
11Energy Deficits in Chronically Ill Persons with Arthritis: Fatigue265
12Adjustment, Coping Resources, and Care of the Client with Multiple Sclerosis293
13Coping with Chronic Lung Disease: Maintaining Quality of Life327
14Empowering Persons Affected by Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome377
Pt. IVSelected Nursing Strategies435
15Literature: A Dimension of Nursing Therapeutics437
16Imagery as a Means of Coping467
17Facilitating Behavior Change in Chronically Ill Persons481
18Enhancing Self-Esteem505
19Inspiring Hope523
Index547

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