Chronic Illness

Chronic Illness

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The new edition of best-selling Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention continues to focus on the various aspects of chronic illness that influence both patients and their families. Topics include the sociological, psychological, ethical, organizational, and financial factors, as well as individual and system outcomes. The Seventh Edition has been completely revised and updated and includes new chapters on Models of Care, Culture, Psychosocial Adjustment, Self-Care, Health Promotion, and Symptom Management. Key Features Include: * Chapter Introductions * Chapter Study Questions * Case Studies * Evidence-Based Practice Boxes * List of websites appropriate to each chapter * Individual and System OutcomesNative Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders have origins in Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. ... The Haitian diet is high in carbohydrates and fat, with weight loss being a sign of illness. Lifestyle changes needed when faced with a chronic illness will be a challenge for the provider when trying to help clientsanbsp;...

Title:Chronic Illness
Author:Pamala D. Larsen, Ilene Morof Lubkin
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2009


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