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Chronic Care Nursing: A Framework for Practice provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the role of the nurse in dealing with chronic conditions across a variety of healthcare settings in Australia and New Zealand. The first part of the book provides a road map for the implementation of chronic care, by outlining how two essential approaches to chronic care management - the Chronic Care Model and the World Health Organization's Innovative Care for Chronic Conditions Framework - can help to improve patient outcomes at both national and international levels. The second part devotes separate chapters to key conditions - including dementia, disability, palliative care and mental health - and highlights the pressing contemporary considerations of each condition. Written by an expert author team of clinicians and academics, this book is full of helpful educational tools such as national competencies, case studies and reflective questions, and is an indispensable resource for students and registered nurses.
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Part I. Frameworks for Chronic Care Management: 1. Frameworks for chronic care management Judith Anderson, Linda Deravin-Malone and Karen Francis; 2. Implementing the macro level of the ICCCF Linda Deravin-Malone, Karen Francis and Judith Anderson; 3. Implementing the meso level of the ICCCF Karen Francis, Judith Anderson and Linda Deravin-Malone; 4. Implementing the micro level of the ICCCF Judith Anderson, Linda Deravin-Malone and Kathryn Anderson; 5. The Australian and New Zealand health care systems Maureen Miles, Heather Latham and Jessica Biles; Part II. Nursing Care of Clients with Chronic Conditions: 6. Cancer control Kylie Ash, Kate Cameron, Tracey Doherty, Marion Eckert and Amy Vaccaro; 7. Chronic cardiovascular conditions Amali Hohol, Michelle Baird and Melissa Johnston; 8. Injury prevention Simone Brown, Linda Deravin-Malone, Sally-Anne Wherry and Judith Anderson; 9. Depression, anxiety, and substance misuse and abuse Maureen Miles and Rhonda Brown; 10. Mental health issues of a psychotic nature Denise McGarry and Katheryn Kent; 11. Diabetes mellitus Julia Gilbert and Sharon Hooge; 12. Chronic respiratory conditions (asthma and COPD) Michelle Baird, Elizabeth Forbes, Jody Hook and Heather Latham; 13. Arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions Amanda Stott and Louise Wells; 14. Chronic obesity Amali Hohol, Julia Gilbert and Melissa Johnston; 15. Dementia care Julia Gilbert, Lyn Croxon and Bronwen Ashcroft; 16. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) Melissa Chamney, Maryanne Podham and Judith Anderson; 17. Disability Catherine Hungerford and Donna Hodgson; 18. End of life care Linda Deravin-Malone, Lyn Croxon, Mooreen Macleay and Judith Anderson; 19. Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis Sally-Anne Wherry.

About the Author

Linda Deravin-Malone is Lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Judith Anderson is Lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales.

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