Narrative Based Healthcare: Sharing Stories - A Multiprofessional Workbook / Edition 1

Narrative Based Healthcare: Sharing Stories - A Multiprofessional Workbook / Edition 1

by Trisha Greenhalgh, Anna Collard
     
 

Narrative Based Health Care: Sharing Stories recounts the experiences of a group of patients undergoing treatment for diabetes, may of whom are poor, socially isolated, and unable to communicate their fears and anxieties to health professionals.

The book is a practical and highly accessible supporting tool for GPs, nurses and health professionals

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Overview

Narrative Based Health Care: Sharing Stories recounts the experiences of a group of patients undergoing treatment for diabetes, may of whom are poor, socially isolated, and unable to communicate their fears and anxieties to health professionals.

The book is a practical and highly accessible supporting tool for GPs, nurses and health professionals interest in professionals development and improving services for patients. The innovative approach employed by Narrative Based Health Care is not limited to the understanding of diabetes and will therefore be of interest to all health professionals interested in addressing the clinical and service needs for any complex health problem.

The book covers a wide range of experiences, including:

  • Learning about diabetes
  • The person with newly diagnosed diabetes
  • Diabetes in the family
  • Check-ups and visits to the doctor
  • Medication
  • Supporting positive lifestyle choices
  • Loneliness and lack of support
  • Communicating across cultures
  • Educating and supporting other health professionals
  • Diabetes and women's health

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727917188
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/11/2003
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

About this workbook.

About the Diabetes Sharing Stories Project.

About storytelling.

About learning in groups.

Group work objectives.

Unit 1 Learning about diabetes care - where should we start?.

Unit 2 The diagnosis of diabetes.

Unit 3 Diabetes in the family.

Unit 4 Check-ups and visits to the doctor.

Unit 5 Medication.

Unit 6 Supporting positive lifestyle choices.

Unit 7 Loneliness and lack of support.

Unit 8 Communicating across cultures.

Unit 9 Educating and supporting other health professionals.

Unit 10 Diabetes and women's health.

Appendix: Template for writing up a story.

Index.

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