Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Long Term Conditions: Nursing Care and Management

Long Term Conditions is a comprehensive, practical guide for nurses and health care professionals on the care and management of people with chronic illness. It explores case management, individual care and management, looks at the role of the ‘expert patient’, quality of life issues, counseling skills, self-management, and optimum self-care. Long Term Conditions discusses the three main long term conditions currently resulting in most hospital admissions; diabetes, respiratory, and coronary heart disease (CHD), with a focus on empowering the patient to self manage.