Nurse's Handbook of Patient Education

Nurse's Handbook of Patient Education

by Shirin F. Pestonjee, Pestonjee

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Overview

Nurse's Handbook of Patient Education by Shirin F. Pestonjee, Pestonjee

Readers find “how to” guidance on all aspects of patient teaching, from assessing learning needs and writing meaningful objectives to implementing effective teaching plans. Contents include scores of disorders organized by body system and feature causes, potential complications, pertinent medications, activity restrictions, nutrition reminders, treatments, risk factors, and care after discharge.

A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582550183
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Edition description: SPIRAL
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.66(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxiv
Part IUnderstanding the Fundamentals
1The basics2
A growing need2
The main goal3
Cornerstones of successful teaching4
Compliance with teaching9
2The process12
Assessment12
Learning objectives15
Planning16
Implementation21
Evaluation26
Documentation27
Part IITeaching About Disorders
3Cardiovascular disorders30
Angina pectoris30
Aortic aneurysm32
Arrhythmias34
Coronary artery disease36
Deep vein thrombosis38
Dilated cardiomyopathy40
Endocarditis42
Heart failure44
Hypertension46
Myocardial infarction48
Pericarditis50
Peripheral arterial occlusive disease52
Raynaud's phenomenon54
Valvular heart disease56
4Respiratory disorders58
Asthma58
Bronchitis60
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease62
Cystic fibrosis64
Influenza66
Pneumonia68
Pulmonary embolism70
Sarcoidosis72
Sleep apnea syndrome74
Tuberculosis76
5Immune and hematologic disorders78
Anaphylaxis78
Hemophilia80
Human immunodeficiency virus infection82
Rheumatoid arthritis84
Sickle cell syndrome86
Systemic lupus erythematosus88
Thrombocytopenia90
6Neurologic disorders92
Alzheimer's disease92
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis94
Bell's palsy96
Cerebrovascular accident98
Headaches100
Multiple sclerosis102
Myasthenia gravis104
Parkinson's disease106
Seizure disorder108
Trigeminal neuralgia110
7Gastrointestinal disorders112
Cholecystitis112
Cirrhosis114
Constipation116
Diverticular disease118
Gastroesophageal reflux disease120
Hemorrhoids122
Hepatitis, viral124
Hiatal hernia126
Inflammatory bowel disease128
Pancreatitis, chronic130
Peptic ulcer disease132
8Endocrine and metabolic disorders134
Adrenal insufficiency134
Cushing's syndrome136
Diabetes mellitus138
Gout140
Hyperlipidemia142
Hyperthyroidism144
Hypothyroidism146
Obesity148
9Musculoskeletal disorders150
Back pain, lower150
Fibromyalgia152
Fractures154
Herniated disk156
Muscular dystrophy158
Osteoarthritis160
Osteoporosis162
Sprains and strains164
Tendinitis and bursitis166
10Renal and Urologic Disorders168
Benign prostatic hyperplasia168
Glomerulonephritis170
Pyelonephritis172
Renal calculi174
Renal failure, acute176
Renal failure, chronic178
Urinary incontinence180
Urinary tract infection182
11Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders184
Epistaxis184
Glaucoma186
Laryngitis188
Pharyngitis190
Sinusitis192
Tinnitus194
Vertigo196
12Skin Disorders198
Atopic dermatitis198
Contact dermatitis200
Dermatophytosis and candidiasis202
Herpes simplex and herpes zoster204
Impetigo206
Pressure ulcers208
Psoriasis210
Scabies and lice212
Venous stasis ulcers214
13Cancer Management216
Coping216
Diarrhea218
Fatigue220
Nausea and vomiting222
Nutrition224
Pain and discomfort226
Skin and mouth care228
14Obstetric and Gynecologic Disorders230
Endometriosis230
Menopause232
Pelvic inflammatory disease234
Polycystic ovary syndrome236
Pregnancy induced hypertension238
Premenstrual syndrome240
Vaginitis242
15Psychiatric Disorders244
Anxiety disorders244
Mood disorders246
Personality disorders248
Psychotic disorders250
Substance abuse disorders252
Part IIIAppendix, Selected References, and Index
AppendixHome Care Techniques256
Acupuncture256
Biofeedback256
Continuous positive airway pressure257
Energy conservation techniques258
Home safety259
Oxygen therapy260
Relaxation techniques261
Smoking cessation261
Stress management262
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation263
Selected References265
Index266

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