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Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

Third Edition

April 2019 | 192 pages | Learning Matters

With the number of people living with long term conditions set to increase, ensuring nurses are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to care for this group of people is essential. This book focuses on the relevant essential knowledge and skills, including the impact of long term conditions across the lifespan, the therapeutic relationship, health promotion and empowerment, self-management, symptom management, case management and advance care planning.

Chapter 1: Long Term Conditions Across the Lifespan
Chapter 2: The Nurse-Patient Relationship in Long Term Conditions
Chapter 3: Health Promotion in Long Term Conditions
Chapter 4: Self-management in Long Term Conditions
Chapter 5: Quality of Life and Symptom Management in Long Term Conditions
Chapter 6: Managing Complex Care in Long Term Conditions
Chapter 7: Palliative Care in Long Term Conditions

The module is regarding the specific nursing care of managing a patient with a respiratory, cardiovascular or neurological condition, which are often long term conditions and then linking it to the nursing process and ADL's. This book talks well about generally managing long term conditions but not about specific conditions. I am going to request we order one copy. Thanks

Miss Helen Susan Marshall
Directorate of Nursing, Liverpool University
January 3, 2020

Good overview of conditions in accessible language for students.

Mrs Teresa Davies
Nursing, Wrexham Glyndwr University
August 19, 2019

Excellent resource which students can engage with

Ms liz major
Health Education and Care Department, West Herts College
July 8, 2019

A very good book to support learning regarding Long Term Conditions.

Mrs Kairen Roche
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University
June 10, 2019

This book was very relevant to the undergraduate module. The information was presented in a logical sequence and students said they found the literature useful.

Mr Darren Stewart
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of The West of England
April 26, 2019

This is an excellent resource for studying long term conditions, linking with the learning outcomes of our long term conditions module "Caring for adults with Long Term Health Needs".

Mr Alan Keyte
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of The West of England
April 26, 2019

Very useful and interesting book.Recommended to the reading list to support the future nurse module in the new adult curriculum

Mrs Debbie Watkinson
Nursing, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Derby University
April 26, 2019

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