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Chronic Physical Illness free pdf 'I feel this book would be a great addition on any adult nursing bookshelf, especially useful in health promotion, community and management modules. Any healthcare profession such as nurses, doctors, occupational therapists who deal with individuals with chronic illnesses will benefit from this book. I highly recommend this book, a 'must read' for nursing students' - Isobel Weston, Nursing Student, Nottingham University, UK. This groundbreaking book provides a much-needed overview of self-management in chronic physical illness. It provides the theoretical and conceptual background to self-management, as well as examining issues related to the delivery of self-management interventions in chronic illness. The chapters systematically review the efficacy and effectiveness of interventions in a range of different chronic conditions, including: asthma- coronary artery disease- heart failure- COPD- hypertension- diabetes- and, rheumatoid arthritis. Authored by a range of leading international authors, each of them experts in the chronic diseases they discuss, the book is key reading for a wide range of health care professionals dealing with individuals with chronic conditions, including nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, health psychologists and occupational therapists. The book concludes by looking at the future of self-management for chronic illness. The contributors include: Susan J. Blalock, Debbie Cooke, Angela Coulter, Robert F. DeVellis, Joe Ellins, Maarten J. Fischer, Wendy Hardeman, Eric S. Hart, Paul Higgs, Martin Hyde, Ad A. Kaptein, Kate Lorig, Patrick McGowan, Susan Michie, Debra K. Moser, Serap Osman, Jerry C. Parker, Sheetal Patel, Nina Rieckmann, Margreet Scharloo, Nancy E. Schoenberg, Timothy C. Skinner, Jane R. Smith, Lucia Snoei, Frank J. Snoek, Stephen Sutton, John Weinman and Manuel Paz Yepez.

About Stanton Newman

Stanton Newman is Professor of Health Psychology and Head of the Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences at University College London, UK. Elizabeth Steed is a Chartered Health Psychologist working at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK. In addition, she is an Honorary Research Associate at University College London, UK. Kathleen Mulligan is a Chartered Health Psychologist and a Research Fellow at University College London, UK.

Details Book

Author : Stanton Newman
Publisher : Open University Press
Data Published : 01 November 2007
ISBN : 0335217869
EAN : 9780335217861
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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