Managing Long Term Conditions
is a comprehensive, practical guide for nurses and health care professionals on the care and management of people with chronic illness. It explores case management, individual care and management, looks at the role of the ?expert patient?, quality of life issues, counseling skills, self-management, and optimum self-care. Managing Long Term Conditions
discusses the three main long term conditions currently resulting in most hospital admissions; diabetes, respiratory, and coronary heart disease (CHD), with a focus on empowering the patient to self manage.
Keywords: Primary Care Nursing & Practice Nursing