Effective management of long-term conditions is an essential part of contemporary nursing policy and practice. Systematic and evidence-based care which takes account of the expert patient and reduces unnecessary hospital admissions is vital to support those with long-term conditions/chronic diseases and those who care for them. Reflecting recent changes in treatment, the nurse's role and the patient journey and including additional content on rehabilitation, palliative care, and non-medical prescribing, this fully updated new edition highlights the key issues in managing long-term conditions. It provides a practical and accessible guide for nurses and allied health professionals in the primary care environment and covers: -????????? the physical and psychosocial impact of long-term conditions -????????? effective case management -????????? self-management and the expert patient -????????? behavioural change strategies and motivational counselling -????????? telehealth and information technology -????????? nutritional and medication management. Packed with helpful, clearly written information, Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care includes case studies, fact boxes and pointers for practice. It is ideal reading for pre- and post-registration nursing students taking modules on l
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|Size: ||2.1 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781135130848 (DRM-EPUB)|
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