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Living with Chronic Illness and Disability. Principles for nursing practice. Edition No. 3

  • ID: 4430156
  • Book
  • November 2017
  • Elsevier Health Science

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 life altering 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
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Section 1: Frameworks for chronic illness and disability Section 2: Principles for nursing practice

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Esther Chang Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, NSW.

Amanda Johnson Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine NSW/ACT, Australian Catholic University; Adjunct Associate Professor , Western Sydney University, NSW..
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