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The holistic nursing approach to chronic disease [electronic resource] / Carolyn Chambers Clark.

Author/Creator:
Clark, Carolyn Chambers.
Publication:
New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (319 p.)
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Subjects:
Chronic diseases -- Nursing.
Holistic nursing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book provides an overview of the holistic nursing approach, along with chapters on 20 commonly encountered chronic conditions, ranging from diabetes to sleep disorders. The interventions described for each condition include recommendations for diet, herbal supplements (if appropriate), and therapies such as accupressure, guided imagery, and stress management. Treatment planning emphasizes minimally invasive wellness approaches. Each chapter includes a specific example of a holistic nursing assessment, a collaborative treatment plan with a list of possible interventions, and a section on e
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction to the Holistic Nursing Approach; 2 AIDS/HIV; 3 Allergies/Asthma; 4 Alzheimer's Disease; 5 Arthritis; 6 Cancer; 7 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; 8 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; 9 Depression; 10 Diabetes; 11 Digestive Problems; 12 Fibromyalgia; 13 Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders; 14 Kidney Disease; 15 Liver Disease; 16 Multiple Sclerosis; 17 Osteoporosis; 18 Overweight/Obesity; 19 Pain; 20 Parkinson's Disease; 21 Sleep Disorders; Contact Dr. Clark; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
0-8261-9752-3
OCLC:
476263289