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Living with Chronic Illness and Disability

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ISBN: 978-0-7295-4261-6

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Living with Chronic Illness and Disability , 3rd Edition

Principles for nursing practice

By Esther Chang, RN, CM, PhD, MEdAdmin, BAppSc(AdvNur), DNE and Amanda Johnson, RN, DipT(Nsg), PhD, MHScEd

584 pages
Copyright 2018
$94.95, Paperback, Reference

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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 lif ealtering journey of chronic illness and disability.

New to this Edition

  • 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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By Esther Chang, RN, CM, PhD, MEdAdmin, BAppSc(AdvNur), DNE, Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, NSW and Amanda Johnson, RN, DipT(Nsg), PhD, MHScEd, 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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