Chronic Disease Management

Paperback | October 19, 2006

EditorJim Nuovo

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This book focuses on optimizing management and outcomes rather than on routine diagnosis of chronic disease. The reader learns proven methods for treating the most common chronic conditions that they see in daily practice. Chapters are structured to help physicians adopt evidence-based management techniques specific for each condition. Special emphasis is placed on the use of action plans and educational resources for promoting patient self-management.

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This book focuses on optimizing management and outcomes rather than on routine diagnosis of chronic disease. The reader learns proven methods for treating the most common chronic conditions that they see in daily practice. Chapters are structured to help physicians adopt evidence-based management techniques specific for each condition....

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Chronic Disease Management presents primary care clinicians and allied health professionals with helpful ways to care for patients with conditions such as diabetes, asthma, congestive heart failure, and chronic pain. To effectively and efficiently provide care for patients with chronic diseases, a professional must learn proven methods...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:October 19, 2006Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387329277

ISBN - 13:9780387329277

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Table of Contents

Section 1, Background: Overview of Chronic Disease Managaement.- Self-Management in Chronic Illness.- The Use of Group Visits in the Treatment of the Chronically Ill.- Chronic Disease Care: Creating Practice Change.- Medication Management in Chronic Diseases.- Leveraging Cultural Expectations in Disease Management Programs: Diabetes Mellitus  Section 2, Management of Specific Conditions: Type 2 Diabetes.- Asthma.- Heart Failure.- Osteoarthritis.- Obesity.- Depression.- Chronic Pain