How can you help patients achieve and maintain a high level of functioning when living with a chronic and/or debilitating illness.

Topic: Nursing Health Assessment (NSG 330)

Details: Caring for a patient with a chronic disease: Maintaining independence
As the population ages and the number of elderly people continues to grow, chronic illness becomes more and more prevalent, and has a great impact on our health care system.  Read the article about Self-Management and Chronic Disease. As a nurse, how can you help patients achieve and maintain a high level of functioning when living with a chronic and/or debilitating illness.
One example of chronic disease is COPD. Visit the website of the COPD Foundation. Explore the information provided for either patients, care givers, family, or health professionals.  What new in formation or insight did you gain?

 

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How can you help patients achieve and maintain a high level of functioning when living with a chronic and or debilitating illness.

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