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Living With Chronic Illness and Disability : Principles for Nursing Practice - (Paperback)

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With a complex range of chronic illnesses identified as national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand, nurses and health professionals are increasingly caring for people with chronic disease and disability across a variety of care settings. Acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to work with people who have a chronic illness and/or disability is vital to providing quality, competent care.

Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: principles for nursing practice, 3rd edition has been fully revised to reflect the most current local and international research, focusing on a range of common chronic illnesses and disabilities, including: stroke, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, dementia, diabetes, asthma and obesity.

The third edition provides a holistic framework and models of care that are essential for caring for individuals and families living the lifealtering journey of chronic illness and disability.

  • A reinforced focus on person- and family-centred care
  • Chapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologist
  • Principles for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2
  • Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry
Number of Pages: 518
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: Esther Chang & Amanda Johnson
Language: English
Street Date: August 2, 2017
TCIN: 52866262
UPC: 9780729542616
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-3332
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