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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

Clear and well structured format. Use of case studies makes it straightforward to follow. Address the holistic needs of managing patients with long term conditions.

Miss angie louise keeling
Nursing, Hertfordshire University
July 28, 2021

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
February 4, 2020

Good overview of conditions in accessible language for students.

Mrs Teresa Davies
Nursing, Wrexham Glyndwr University
March 9, 2020

There are many case studies within the book and I have used them for teaching students

Mrs Elizabeth Koythadathil Chacko
School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire
January 25, 2021

Excellent resource which students can engage with

Ms liz major
Health Education and Care Department, West Herts College
February 17, 2020

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

Mrs Kairen Roche
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University
August 21, 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
September 25, 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
August 19, 2020

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
July 11, 2019

Jane Nicol

Jane Nicol is a Registered General Nurse and Lecturer in the School of Nursing atthe University of Birmingham. During her career she has worked across a range ofclinical settings in both primary and secondary care, enabling her to develop a broadknowledge and skill base. She currently teaches pre-registration nursing students atthe University of Birmingham. Jane’s specialist areas of teaching are the care andmanagement of people living with long term conditions and palliative and end-of-lifecare. She is a published author in both these areas. Jane’s contribution to studentlearning has been recognised nationally, she has been shortlisted... More About Author

Lorna Hollowood

Lorna Hollowood is a Registered Adult Nurse and Lecturer in the School of Nursing at the University of Birmingham. Lorna has a clinical background in District Nursing and palliative care. She teaches on a variety of modules with a focus on public health, long term conditions and contributes to palliative and end-of-life care teaching across the programme. She maintains her clinical activity through assessing and supporting the care home sector in the provision of end-of-life care. Marketing Information More About Author