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Title:
Nurse's handbook of patient education
Author:
Pestonjee, Shirin Fali.
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Publication Information:
Springhouse, Pa. : Springhouse Corp., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xiv, 274 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781582550183
Format :
Book

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Readers find "how to" guidance on all aspects of patient teaching, from assessing learning needs and writing meaningful objectives to implementing effective teaching plans. Contents include scores of disorders organized by body system and feature causes, potential complications, pertinent medications, activity restrictions, nutrition reminders, treatments, risk factors, and care after discharge.

A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiv
Part I Understanding the Fundamentals
1 The basicsp. 2
A growing needp. 2
The main goalp. 3
Cornerstones of successful teachingp. 4
Compliance with teachingp. 9
2 The processp. 12
Assessmentp. 12
Learning objectivesp. 15
Planningp. 16
Implementationp. 21
Evaluationp. 26
Documentationp. 27
Part II Teaching About Disorders
3 Cardiovascular disordersp. 30
Angina pectorisp. 30
Aortic aneurysmp. 32
Arrhythmiasp. 34
Coronary artery diseasep. 36
Deep vein thrombosisp. 38
Dilated cardiomyopathyp. 40
Endocarditisp. 42
Heart failurep. 44
Hypertensionp. 46
Myocardial infarctionp. 48
Pericarditisp. 50
Peripheral arterial occlusive diseasep. 52
Raynaud's phenomenonp. 54
Valvular heart diseasep. 56
4 Respiratory disordersp. 58
Asthmap. 58
Bronchitisp. 60
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseasep. 62
Cystic fibrosisp. 64
Influenzap. 66
Pneumoniap. 68
Pulmonary embolismp. 70
Sarcoidosisp. 72
Sleep apnea syndromep. 74
Tuberculosisp. 76
5 Immune and hematologic disordersp. 78
Anaphylaxisp. 78
Hemophiliap. 80
Human immunodeficiency virus infectionp. 82
Rheumatoid arthritisp. 84
Sickle cell syndromep. 86
Systemic lupus erythematosusp. 88
Thrombocytopeniap. 90
6 Neurologic disordersp. 92
Alzheimer's diseasep. 92
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosisp. 94
Bell's palsyp. 96
Cerebrovascular accidentp. 98
Headachesp. 100
Multiple sclerosisp. 102
Myasthenia gravisp. 104
Parkinson's diseasep. 106
Seizure disorderp. 108
Trigeminal neuralgiap. 110
7 Gastrointestinal disordersp. 112
Cholecystitisp. 112
Cirrhosisp. 114
Constipationp. 116
Diverticular diseasep. 118
Gastroesophageal reflux diseasep. 120
Hemorrhoidsp. 122
Hepatitis, viralp. 124
Hiatal herniap. 126
Inflammatory bowel diseasep. 128
Pancreatitis, chronicp. 130
Peptic ulcer diseasep. 132
8 Endocrine and metabolic disordersp. 134
Adrenal insufficiencyp. 134
Cushing's syndromep. 136
Diabetes mellitusp. 138
Goutp. 140
Hyperlipidemiap. 142
Hyperthyroidismp. 144
Hypothyroidismp. 146
Obesityp. 148
9 Musculoskeletal disordersp. 150
Back pain, lowerp. 150
Fibromyalgiap. 152
Fracturesp. 154
Herniated diskp. 156
Muscular dystrophyp. 158
Osteoarthritisp. 160
Osteoporosisp. 162
Sprains and strainsp. 164
Tendinitis and bursitisp. 166
10 Renal and Urologic Disordersp. 168
Benign prostatic hyperplasiap. 168
Glomerulonephritisp. 170
Pyelonephritisp. 172
Renal calculip. 174
Renal failure, acutep. 176
Renal failure, chronicp. 178
Urinary incontinencep. 180
Urinary tract infectionp. 182
11 Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disordersp. 184
Epistaxisp. 184
Glaucomap. 186
Laryngitisp. 188
Pharyngitisp. 190
Sinusitisp. 192
Tinnitusp. 194
Vertigop. 196
12 Skin Disordersp. 198
Atopic dermatitisp. 198
Contact dermatitisp. 200
Dermatophytosis and candidiasisp. 202
Herpes simplex and herpes zosterp. 204
Impetigop. 206
Pressure ulcersp. 208
Psoriasisp. 210
Scabies and licep. 212
Venous stasis ulcersp. 214
13 Cancer Managementp. 216
Copingp. 216
Diarrheap. 218
Fatiguep. 220
Nausea and vomitingp. 222
Nutritionp. 224
Pain and discomfortp. 226
Skin and mouth carep. 228
14 Obstetric and Gynecologic Disordersp. 230
Endometriosisp. 230
Menopausep. 232
Pelvic inflammatory diseasep. 234
Polycystic ovary syndromep. 236
Pregnancy induced hypertensionp. 238
Premenstrual syndromep. 240
Vaginitisp. 242
15 Psychiatric Disordersp. 244
Anxiety disordersp. 244
Mood disordersp. 246
Personality disordersp. 248
Psychotic disordersp. 250
Substance abuse disordersp. 252
Part III Appendix, Selected References, and Index
Appendix Home Care Techniquesp. 256
Acupuncturep. 256
Biofeedbackp. 256
Continuous positive airway pressurep. 257
Energy conservation techniquesp. 258
Home safetyp. 259
Oxygen therapyp. 260
Relaxation techniquesp. 261
Smoking cessationp. 261
Stress managementp. 262
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulationp. 263
Selected Referencesp. 265
Indexp. 266