- Author : Sora Ludwig
- Publisher : Elsevier Canada
- Release Date : 2014
- Genre: Diabetes
- Pages : 96
- ISBN 10 : 1771720166
- Total Read : 70
- File Size : 5,6 Mb
Practical Diabetes Care for Canadian Health Care Professionals Summary:
Practical Diabetes Care for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition, helps healthcare professionals get up-to-speed on type 2 diabetes care. Type 2 diabetes is multifaceted, affecting a person’s daily life, family and workplace. Beyond the usual health impact, diabetes may also carry significant psychological burdens. Successful care means whole [person] care which can be daunting for an individual healthcare provider. The complete assessment of people with diabetes must include a review of diabetes medications, blood glucose levels, nutritional intake, physical activity, and stress. Also important is a review of possible micro- and macrovascular complications. This practical guide translates research and evidence-based recommendations into everyday clinical practice, with the goal of helping all members of the healthcare team more effectively manage their diabetic patients. Provides detailed, real-life case scenarios that illustrate the principles outlined in each chapter Includes separate chapters for specific diabetes-related complications Devotes a new chapter to the concept of the Diabetes Health Care Team and its impact on diabetes care Expands on the importance of lifestyle approaches, including a key discussion on the emotional aspects of managing a long-term chronic disease Provides a comprehensive, yet succinct, review of diabetes that includes details on medication choice, dosages, advancements and technological accomplishments
Resource added for the Nursing-Associate Degree 105431, Practical Nursing 315431, and Nursing Assistant 305431 programs.
Written in a friendly, easy-to-read way, with summaries for quick reference and detailed information when needed, this book is aimed at health care professionals in primary, community and secondary care, helping experienced staff update their knowledge, and acting as a quick guide for those new to diabetes.
Winner in the Internal Medicine category at the 2019 British Medical Association awards. Concise, affordable and extremely practical, Practical Diabetes Care, 4th edition offers a wholly clinical approach to diabetes and its treatment. Covering all the practical aspects of all major aspects of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, it also includes the very latest in clinical research and trial results. Structured in a problem-orientated way, the book focuses on the areas of maximum anxiety for health-professionals treating patients with diabetes, e.g. hyperglycaemic emergencies, and multiple complications. Easy to navigate, clear and convenient for when on the wards and in clinic, this is the perfect guide to the practical aspects of caring for patients with diabetes.
Psychology and Diabetes Care: A Practical Guide is a concise handbook for the practicing diabetes clinician who is interested in gaining a better understanding of his patients, and in learning simple skills and tips to manage patients more effectively. It identifies and explores key psychological interventions in diabetes care in order to help healthcare professionals support their patients effectively. Edited by an expert on the psychology of diabetes, and with contributions from a group of specialists in diabetes psychology, this book contains a myriad of insights into how to understand and treat the type 1 or type 2 diabetes patient.
Psychosocial issues have long been acknowledged to have a crucial role in the successful treatment of people with diabetes. An understanding of these issues can enable health care professionals to assist their patients effectively. The second edition of the acclaimed title Psychology in Diabetes Care gives background information and practical guidelines needed by healthcare professionals to address the cognitive, emotional and behavioural issues surrounding diabetes management. The book bridges the gap between psychological research on self-care and management of diabetes, and the delivery of care and services provided by the diabetes care team. Written jointly by psychologists active in diabetes research and practising clinicians, Psychology in Diabetes Care, Second Edition provides a practical evidence-based approach to intervention in diabetes care.
A fully revised and updated guide to running a high-quality, effective diabetes service within a practice. It contains all the essential information needed to set up and organize healthcare for people with diabetes in a primary care setting in accordance with DoH requirements. Tasks are allocated to each member of the team including clear guidelines for sharing responsibility with the hospital based services.