Chronic Disease Management: A Practical Guide

Chronic Disease Management: A Practical Guide



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333736937
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 11/08/2001
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

TESSA MUNCEY is Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Studies at Homerton College, Cambridge where she is widely involved with curriculum development. She is an experienced practitioner and has worked as a staff nurse, district nurse and health visitor.

ALISON PARKER is a part-time Lecturer in the School of Health Studies at Homerton College, Cambridge and a part-time Practice Nurse in Cambridgeshire. She is particularly involved with asthma care and has published in this area.

Table of Contents

Preface.- PART 1: SELF CARE AND CHRONIC DISEASE.- Collaboration in Health Care?; T.Muncey.- Epidemiology; J.Street.- PART 2: ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASE.- Assessment; T.Muncey.- Asthma Assessment; A.Parker.- Asthma Management; A.Parker.- PART 3: TEAMWORK IN CHRONIC DISEASE.- The Concept of Teamwork: S.Paulson.- Managing Diabetes; J.Bendall & T.Muncey.- Living with Diabetes; J.Bendall, J.Kelly & T.Muncey.- PART 4: COMPLIANCE IN CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT.- Compliance; J.Kelly.- Hypertension: Risks and Detection; J.Kelly.- Case Management of the Hypertensive Patient; S.Quilligan.- PART 5: SETTING UP THE NURSE-LED CLINIC.- The Nurse Led Clinic: Organisation and Responsibility; J.Davis.- Improving Care for the Patient with Epilepsy; J.Davis.- PART 6: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES.- Clinical Effectiveness; S.Crouch.- Appendix: Further Resources.- Bibliography.- Index.

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