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Nursing Adults With Long Term Conditions (Paperback) (Jane Nicol)

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With the number of people living with long term conditions set to increase, ensuring nurses are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to care for this group of people is essential. This book focuses on the relevant essential knowledge and skills, including the impact of long term conditions across the lifespan, the therapeutic relationship, health promotion and empowerment, self-management, symptom management, case management and advance care planning.

New to this edition:

·         Updated activities, scenarios and case studies reflecting the contemporary landscape of care

·         Updated in light of the 6Cs agenda and recommendations from the Francis report

·         Explains the strategic shift to delivering more community based care

·         Considers mental health dimensions in more details (eg. people suffering depression due to obesity or anxious about cardiac problems)

·         Introduces integrated care and partnership working as themes within the book

·         More detail on diabetes as a long term condition

With the number of people living with long term conditions set to increase, ensuring nurses are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to care for this group of people is essential. This book focuses on the relevant essential knowledge and skills, including the impact of long term conditions across the lifespan, the therapeutic relationship, health promotion and empowerment, self-management, symptom management, case management and advance care planning.

New to this edition:

· Updated activities, scenarios and case studies reflecting the contemporary landscape of care

· Updated in light of the 6Cs agenda and recommendations from the Francis report

· Explains the strategic shift to delivering more community based care

· Considers mental health dimensions in more details (eg. people suffering depression due to obesity or anxious about cardiac problems)

· Introduces integrated care and partnership working as themes within the book

· More detail on diabetes as a long term condition

Number of Pages: 170
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Nursing / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Jane Nicol
Language: English
Street Date: October 29, 2015
TCIN: 21407237
UPC: 9781473914322
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5842
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