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Children and young people suffering from long-term conditions require continuing support and nursing care throughout their lives. Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness explores chronic disease management in the context of recent developments, including the National Service Framework for Children. It addresses the aetiology of chronic illness and the impact on the child’s family. It also explores holistic approaches to caring for their social, physical and psychological needs, and highlights the importance of the nurse’s role in promoting children and their parents as ‘expert patients’.

Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness is a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for nursing students and practitioners on the context, theory and practice of assessing health needs, and the delivery of holistic care and services within a variety of care settings, to enable them to meet the changing needs of children and young people with chronic illnesses and diseases, and their families.


  • The first nursing-specific text related to the care of children & young people with chronic illness

  • Incorporates case studies & scenarios throughout to enable readers to gain an understanding of the application of concepts & theories in practice

  • Covers care aspects of the child and young person in different settings including tertiary, secondary, primary health care and the home

  • Written in the context of the NSF for Children
Content:
Chapter 1 The Definition and Aetiology of Chronic Illness (pages 1–28): Fay Valentine and Suzanne Hazell
Chapter 2 Context of Care and Service Delivery (pages 29–54): Fay Valentine and Peter Mcnee
Chapter 3 Impact Upon the Child and Family (pages 55–83): Lesley Lowes
Chapter 4 A Holistic Approach to Meeting Physical, Social and Psychological Needs (pages 84–106): Beverly Hodges and Julia Tod
Chapter 5 Empowering Children, Young People and Their Families (pages 107–130): Mandy Brimble
Chapter 6 Ethical Issues (pages 131–156): Peter Mcnee and Maggie Furness
Chapter 7 Continuing Care Needs (pages 157–182): Melda Price and Sian Thomas
Chapter 8 Acute Emergencies (pages 183–202): Peter Mcnee and Martina Nathan
Chapter 9 Adolescence (pages 203–233): Sian Bill and Yvonne Knight
Chapter 10 Transitional Care (pages 234–255): Sian Bill and Beverly Hodges

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  • Year: 2007
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781405144025,9780470692103

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