Living with Chronic Illness and Disability - eBook
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 careChapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologistPrinciples for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry