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5 edition of Key Aspects of Caring for the Chronically Ill found in the catalog.

Key Aspects of Caring for the Chronically Ill

Hospital and Home

by Sandra G. Funk

  • 179 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Springer Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nursing & Ancillary Services,
  • Nursing - Critical & Intensive care,
  • Long-Term Patient Care,
  • Home Nursing,
  • Nursing - Research & Theory,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Long-term care of the sick,
  • Nursing - General,
  • Care,
  • Chronic diseases,
  • Chronically ill

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMary T. Champagne (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166063M
    ISBN 100826180809
    ISBN 109780826180803

    chronically ill persons who observe their former self-images crumbling Organization is the key to understanding the self. Though the self is organized into a stmcture, can families are not well structured to handle the strain of caring for an ill member, especially the mother.*" Paradoxically, serious chronic. Nursing aspects in rehabilitation and care of chronically ill. New York, National League for Nursing, Dept. of Public Health Nursing, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth C Phillips.

    The passage of the Family Medical Leave Act relieves the fear that an employer will fire a parent who must be absent to care for a chronically ill child. This act allows an employee to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave a year to care for a family member who is ill. Nurses have a significant role with families.   Extensive research shows a positive relationship between family caregivers’ support and optimization of self-care abilities of elderly individuals experiencing chronic diseases [1,2,3,4,5].Family caregivers are expected to support their chronically ill family member more due to an increasing shift from professional to informal care [].In the light of these developments, it is essential that.

    Parents are not the only ones who must adjust to a child's illness or disability. Life changes for the entire family. Parents have to pay extra attention to a child with a chronic illness or disability, and brothers and sisters may often feel neglected. They might also have difficulty learning to live with the stresses of having a sibling with a chronic health problem or disability. In chronic disease care, family helpers are key, but feel left out People with diabetes, heart failure and other chronic diseases often live independent lives, without a traditional caregiver. But many have a family member or friend who plays a key supporting role in their health care.


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New York: Springer Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Online version: Key aspects of caring for the chronically ill. New York: Springer Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sandra G Funk. This book is a thoughtful, informative, and practical guide for anyone involved in caring for the seriously and chronically ill or dying.

The connection between spirituality and medicine has been receiving a lot of attention in both the scientific and lay presses recently, but research and anecdotal evidence all indicate that spirituality is central to the care of the chronically ill and by: This book is a thoughtful, informative, and practical guide for anyone involved in caring for the seriously and chronically ill or dying.

The connection between spirituality and medicine has been receiving a lot of attention in both the scientific and lay presses recently, but research and anecdotal evidence all indicate that spirituality is central to the care of the chronically ill and dying.5/5(1).

In MayU.S. Senate Committee Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden announced the formation of a bipartisan chronic care working group. Its mission was – and remains – to draw up policies for caring for the chronically ill that meet three goals: Increase care coordination among individual providers across care settings.

A chronic illness can be difficult on a daily basis. If someone in your life has been diagnosed with a long-term condition or chronic illness, these. In AugustI posted “A Not-To-Do List for the Chronically Ill.”It led me to turn my attention to those who take care of us.

In a study published in the Journal of the Royal Society of. The personal and economic burden of chronic disease and illness is a serious challenge for Canadians. 1 Public policy has a strong focus on chronic disease, emphasizing health system redesign with the introduction of a series of different health system models to enhance population-based prevention and chronic disease management.

2, 3 As a key provider of chronic care, family medicine is being. This memoir tells the story of Kate’s end-stage colon cancer and explores how to make sense of frustratingly non-sensical things in your life, like a chronic illness, with humor and care. “I loved this book so much that I bought a copy for everyone in my family, even though none of them are sick,” says Emily A., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The sixth dimension of patient-centered care recognises the key role of families and friends in supporting and caring for a chronically ill person. It focuses on accommodating family and friends on whom patients may rely, involving them as appropriate in decision making, supporting them as caregivers, making them welcome and comfortable in the.

The first book of its kind, this must-have resource examines the integration of palliative interventions from a disease-specific approach, providing practical guidance on caring for patients who follow a progressive, chronic disease trajectory prior to death.

Success in the survival of children with significant medical conditions has resulted in a dramatic increase in the prevalence of adolescents with chronic illness. Unfortunatelly, the traditional biomedical approach does not prepare practitioners for the complexities of managing chronic illness, because numerous psychosocial factors are involved.

Given the shortage of primary care physicians in the U.S. — and the well-documented frustrations felt by both doctors and patients during the delivery of health care – the need for new.

Fifteen definitions of person‐centered care or similar terms, such as patient‐centered, patient‐directed, or person‐focused care, were identified during the literature review and used as a foundation to draft a composite definition of person‐centered care for chronically ill older adults with functional limitations.

Promotion of self-care is considered a key point for chronically ill patients' care. The aim of this literature was to explore: how self-care of chronic illness has been theoretically defined; how. The Quick Reference Guide summarizes the target populations, key features, and evidence of impact for 28 promising care models for adults with complex needs.

The guide was last updated in January using: the original version of the Quick Reference Guide developed by Melinda Abrams, Meredith Brown, Jamie Ryan, and Tanya Shah in December ; data from a survey of promising care models.

To the Person with a Chronic Illness, You Need These Summer Reads Written by Marisa Zeppieri Caruana on If you buy something through a. The chronic care model refers to a widely-used framework for organizing and providing care for people with chronic disease.

(ICIC, ) In this model, care is provided within a primary care setting, operating with a strategy of bringing together the patient, provider and system interventions necessary to accomplish the overall goal of improving care for chronic illness.

Disease management programs (DMPs) improve patients’ outcomes while reducing the cost of care for chronically ill patie 12 and patients with congestive heart failure, 13 yet only a few reports of large randomized trials of the effectiveness of such programs have been published, and even fewer have had health-related quality of life.

The Chronic Care Model (CCM) is an organizational approach to caring for people with chronic disease in a primary care setting. The system is population-based and creates practical, supportive, evidence-based interactions between an informed, activated patient and a prepared, proactive practice team.Clinical social workers, particularly those who work in hospitals or other medical care centers, may often work with chronically ill clients.

They may be able to better assess the unique strengths and challenges of a client’s family unit than medical personnel, which could greatly improve care for someone with a chronic .Coordination of health services is thought to improve health outcomes for patients with chronic and complex illness; however, there is limited quantitative evidence for the effectiveness of coordinated care programs.

HealthOne Mount Druitt (HOMD) is a coordinated care program operating in a disadvantaged area of Western Sydney, Australia. It operates as a combination ‘virtual’ and ‘hub.