Teaching students about the impact of chronic Illness on both patients and families is an essential component of nursing practice. That's what makes Lubkin's Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Tenth Edition by Pamala D. Larsen so indispensable. In a new review, Linda K. Connelly, PhD, MSH, ARNP, CNOR, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes for Doody's Review Service,
“To my knowledge, this is the only book that covers the important psychosocial issues that individuals and families face. It presents a personalized approach featuring real-life stories and scenarios...”
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Blending discussions of evidence-based practice interventions with deeply personal anecdotes, Larsen illustrates how patients, families, and caregivers can come to terms with the "new normal" of chronic conditions. The perfect reference for students and clinicians alike, it presents the experiences of patients and families through the context of current research, nursing theories, and healthcare systems and policies. Divided into two parts, the first covers the impact of chronic illness on the individual and family while the second explores the impact of the healthcare system.
New to the Tenth Edition:
- Updated research study highlights
- Two new case studies in every chapter
- New evidence-based practice boxes
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