Living with Chronic Illness and Disability - Principles for Nursing Practice

Author(s): Esther Chang; Amanda Johnson

Medical & Nursing

With a complex range of chronic illnesses identified as national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand, nurses and health professionals are increasingly caring for people with chronic disease and disability across a variety of care settings. Acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to work with people who have a chronic illness and/or disability is vital to providing quality, competent care.


Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: principles for nursing practice, 3rd edition has been fully revised to reflect the most current local and international research, focusing on a range of common chronic illnesses and disabilities, including: stroke, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, dementia, diabetes, asthma and obesity.


The third edition provides a holistic framework and models of care that are essential for caring for individuals and families living the lifealtering journey of chronic illness and disability.



  • A reinforced focus on person- and family-centred care

  • Chapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologist

  • Principles for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2

  • Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780729542616
  • : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • : Elsevier
  • : August 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 584
  • : Esther Chang; Amanda Johnson
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 610.73