Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care: A Guide to Good Practice by Judith Carrier
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Overview: Effective management of long-term conditions is an important aspect 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. This book draws together the key issues in managing long-term conditions and provides a practical and accessible guide for nurses and allied health professionals in the primary care environment.
Genre: Medical Education
It covers background context and policy in the UK and further afield, as well as practical guidance for all key aspects of long-term condition management, including:
the physical and psychosocial impact of long-term conditions effective case management self-management and the expert patient behavioural change strategies and motivational counselling nutritional and medication management. Packed with helpful, clearly written information, Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illnessin Primary Care includes two chapters of case studies as well as key fact boxes and pointers for practice throughout. It is suitable for pre-registration students undertaking community placements and post-registration students studying long-term condition/chronic disease management.