The Holistic Nursing Approach to Chronic Disease

The Holistic Nursing Approach to Chronic Disease

by Carolyn Chambers Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826125042

ISBN-13: 9780826125040

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This book provides an overview of the holistic nursing approach, along with chapters on 20 commonly encountered chronic conditions, ranging from diabetes to sleep disorders. The interventions described for each condition include recommendations for diet, herbal supplements (if appropriate), and therapies such as accupressure, guided imagery, and stress management.

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Overview

This book provides an overview of the holistic nursing approach, along with chapters on 20 commonly encountered chronic conditions, ranging from diabetes to sleep disorders. The interventions described for each condition include recommendations for diet, herbal supplements (if appropriate), and therapies such as accupressure, guided imagery, and stress management. Treatment planning emphasizes minimally invasive wellness approaches. Each chapter includes a specific example of a holistic nursing assessment, a collaborative treatment plan with a list of possible interventions, and a section on evaluating the effects of treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826125040
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction of Holistic Nursing Approach
  2. AIDS/HIV
  3. Allergies/Asthma
  4. Alzheimer’s Disease
  5. Arthritis
  6. Cancer
  7. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  8. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  9. Depression
  10. Diabetes
  11. Digestive Problems
  12. Fibromyalgia
  13. Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders
  14. Kidney Disease
  15. Liver Disease
  16. Multiple Sclerosis
  17. Osteoporosis
  18. Overweight/Obesity
  19. Pain
  20. Parkinson's Disease
  21. Sleep Disorders

  22. Contact Dr. Clark
    Index

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