This book provides an integrative analysis of new advances in patient education, and the current state of the field. Written by one of patient education's foremost experts, the book focuses on the following important areas: learning theory; ethics; measurement & outcomes; preparation for self management of chronic disease; mode of delivery; and mental health. The growing importance of patient-centered care, and the large number of persons with one or more chronic diseases offers patient education the opportunity to grow as an independent and fundamental part of the health care system.
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|Size: ||498 KB|
|Publisher: ||Springer Publishing Company|
|Date published: || 2004|
|ISBN: ||9780826127365 (DRM-PDF)|
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