Key aspects of preventing and managing chronic illness / Sandra G. Funk ... [et al.], editors.
Contributor(s): Funk, Sandra G.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2001Description: xv, 396 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0826113524; 9780826113528.Subject(s): Chronic diseases -- Prevention | Health promotionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Key aspects of preventing and managing chronic illness.; Online version:: Key aspects of preventing and managing chronic illness.DDC classification: 616/.044 Other classification: 44.63
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preventing and managing chronic illness : an overview. Chronic illness : improving nursing practice through research -- Closing the gap between information and action -- Promoting healthier behaviors -- Self management in chronic illness -- The interplay of biology, environment, and behavior in the prevention and management of chronic illness. Preventing chronic illness. Identification of high-risk adolescents for interventions to lower blood pressure -- School-based interventions to improve the health of children with multiple cardiovascular risk factors -- Regular physical activity in older African Americans -- Maintenance of regular physical activity in working women -- Decreasing cancer fatalism among rural elders -- Early interventions with children : a systems approach -- Development of a public health nurse-delivered cholesterol intervention program. The illness experience. Transitions and challenges : revival and uncertainty for persons living with HIV or AIDS -- Heart failure : living with uncertainty -- Self-care decision making in clients with diabetes and hypertension -- "Just worn out" : a qualitative study of HIV-related fatigue -- Maximizing health for those with multiple sclerosis -- Insufficient access to elderly patients' advance directives in the emergency department. Illness/disease management. Effects of exercise on fatigue : aerobic fitness and disease activity in persons with rheumatoid arthritis -- Helping patients with localized prostate cancer : managing after treatment -- Management of problematic behavioral symptoms associated with dementia : a cognitive developmental approach -- Patient knowledge and self-efficacy for diabetes management : impact of home care nurse interventions -- HIV self-care management by African-American mothers -- A survey of leading chronic disease management programs. Caregiving. Coping with chronic illness : lessons from AIDS caregivers -- Effects of an abilities-focused program of morning care on residents who have dementia and on caregivers -- Family involvement in care : negotiated family-staff partnerships in special care units for persons with dementia -- Limiting developmental regression in hospitalized children with chronic conditions by supporting parents -- The effects of a parent education program on the coping and stress levels of parents with chronic conditions. Applying research to practice. Strategies for using research to improve care.