Medical And Psychosocial Aspects Of Chronic Illness And Disability / Edition 3

Medical And Psychosocial Aspects Of Chronic Illness And Disability / Edition 3

by Donna Falvo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763757667

ISBN-13: 9780763757663

Pub. Date: 10/21/2007

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability, Third Edition details the medical aspects of common chronic illness and disabilities as well as discussions of how these conditions impact functional capacity, and psychosocial and vocational aspects of individuals’ lives. The text thoroughly discusses the symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and

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Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability, Third Edition details the medical aspects of common chronic illness and disabilities as well as discussions of how these conditions impact functional capacity, and psychosocial and vocational aspects of individuals’ lives. The text thoroughly discusses the symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses of conditions commonly encountered by health care professionals. Organized in a body systems approach, this text enables students to grasp commonalities of various conditions involving a certain body system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763757663
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
10/21/2007
Edition description:
3E
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

About the Author ix

Chapter 1 Conceptualizing Functioning, Health, and Disability 1

Chapter 2 Psychosocial and Functional Aspects of Health Conditions 9

Chapter 3 Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Nervous System 31

Chapter 4 Traumatic Brain Injury 41

Chapter 5 Stroke 69

Chapter 6 Epilepsy and Other Conditions of the Nervous System 83

Chapter 7 Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 93

Chapter 8 Multiple Sclerosis 109

Chapter 9 Neurodegenerative and Neuromuscular Conditions 121

Chapter 10 Post-Polio Syndrome and Other Conditions of the Nervous System 135

Chapter 11 Developmental Conditions: Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida 147

Chapter 12 Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities 161

Chapter 13 Overview of Psychiatric Conditions: Definition, Interventions, and Functional and Vocational Implications 183

Chapter 14 Schizophrenia and Other Psychiatric Conditions 203

Chapter 15 Conditions Related to Substance Use 223

Chapter 16 Conditions Related to the Eye and Blindness 253

Chapter 17 Hearing Loss and Deafness 271

Chapter 18 Sickle Cell Disease, Hemophilia, and Other Conditions of the Blood 301

Chapter 19 Introduction to the Immune System 323

Chapter 20 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection 329

Chapter 21 Introduction to Cancers: General Methods of Identification and Management 343

Chapter 22 Specific Cancers and Their Management 353

Chapter 23 Diabetes and Other Conditions of the Endocrine System 373

Chapter 24 Structure, Function, and Common Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System 393

Chapter 25 Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Other Rheumatic Conditions 415

Chapter 26 Amputation 427

Chapter 27 Chronic Pain 435

Chapter 28 Cardiovascular Conditions 443

Chapter 29 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, and Other Conditions of the Pulmonary System 471

Chapter 30 Chronic Kidney Disease and Other Conditions of the Urinary System 497

Chapter 31 Conditions of the Gastrointestinal System 517

Chapter 32 Burn Injury and Other Conditions of the Skin 539

Chapter 33 Assistive Technology 557

Chapter 34 Aging with Disability 569

Appendix A Medical Terminology 577

Appendix B Glossary of Medical Terms 581

Appendix C Glossary of Medications 597

Appendix D Glossary of Diagnostic Tests and Procedures 601

Index 607

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