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Title Key aspects of preventing and managing chronic illness / Sandra G. Funk .. [and others], editors..

Publication Info. New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2001]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.044 K44K    Check Shelf
Description xv, 396 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preventing and managing chronic illness : an overview. Chronic illness : improving nursing practice through research -- Closing the gap between information and action -- Promoting healthier behaviors -- Self management in chronic illness -- The interplay of biology, environment, and behavior in the prevention and management of chronic illness. Preventing chronic illness. Identification of high-risk adolescents for interventions to lower blood pressure -- School-based interventions to improve the health of children with multiple cardiovascular risk factors -- Regular physical activity in older African Americans -- Maintenance of regular physical activity in working women -- Decreasing cancer fatalism among rural elders -- Early interventions with children : a systems approach -- Development of a public health nurse-delivered cholesterol intervention program. The illness experience. Transitions and challenges : revival and uncertainty for persons living with HIV or AIDS -- Heart failure : living with uncertainty -- Self-care decision making in clients with diabetes and hypertension -- "Just worn out" : a qualitative study of HIV-related fatigue -- Maximizing health for those with multiple sclerosis -- Insufficient access to elderly patients' advance directives in the emergency department. Illness/disease management. Effects of exercise on fatigue : aerobic fitness and disease activity in persons with rheumatoid arthritis -- Helping patients with localized prostate cancer : managing after treatment -- Management of problematic behavioral symptoms associated with dementia : a cognitive developmental approach -- Patient knowledge and self-efficacy for diabetes management : impact of home care nurse interventions -- HIV self-care management by African-American mothers -- A survey of leading chronic disease management programs. Caregiving. Coping with chronic illness : lessons from AIDS caregivers -- Effects of an abilities-focused program of morning care on residents who have dementia and on caregivers -- Family involvement in care : negotiated family-staff partnerships in special care units for persons with dementia -- Limiting developmental regression in hospitalized children with chronic conditions by supporting parents -- The effects of a parent education program on the coping and stress levels of parents with chronic conditions. Applying research to practice. Strategies for using research to improve care.
Subject Chronic diseases -- Prevention.
Health promotion.
Chronic Disease -- nursing.
Health Education -- methods.
Health Promotion -- methods.
Long-Term Care -- methods.
Added Author Funk, Sandra G.
ISBN 0826113524
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