Medical and psychosocial aspects of chronic illness and disability / Donna R. Falvo, Beverley E. Holland.
Contributor(s): Holland, Beverley [author.].Material type: BookPublisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, Copyright date: ©2018Edition: Sixth edition.Description: xiii, 650 pages ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781284105407Subject(s): Chronic diseases | Chronically ill -- Rehabilitation | Chronic diseases -- Social aspects | Chronic diseases -- Psychological aspectsOnline resources: Click here to access this resource online.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chapter 1 Conceptualizing Functioning, Disability, and Health -- Chapter 2 Psychosocial and Functional Aspects of Health Conditions -- Chapter 3 Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Nervous System -- Chapter 4 Traumatic Brain Injury -- Chapter 5 Stroke -- Chapter 6 Epilepsy and Other Conditions of the Nervous System -- Chapter 7 Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury -- Chapter 8 Multiple Sclerosis -- Chapter 9 Neurodegenerative and Neuromuscular Conditions -- Chapter 10 Post-Polio Syndrome and Other Conditions of the Nervous System -- Chapter 11 Developmental Conditions: Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida -- Chapter 12 Neurodevelopmental Disorders -- Chapter 13 Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychiatric Conditions: Functional and Vocational Implications -- Chapter 14 Functional Implications of Selected Psychiatric Diagnosis -- Chapter 15 Substance Related and Addictive Disorders -- Chapter 16 Conditions of the Eye and Blindness -- Chapter 17 Hearing Loss and Deafness -- Chapter 18 Sickle Cell Disease, Hemophilia, and Other Conditions of the Blood -- Chapter 19 Introduction to the Immune System -- Chapter 20 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection -- Chapter 21 Introduction to Cancers: General Methods of Identification and Management -- Chapter 22 Specific Cancers and Their Management -- Chapter 23 Diabetes and Other Conditions of the Endocrine System -- Chapter 24 Structure, Function, and Common Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System -- Chapter 25 Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Other Rheumatic Conditions -- Chapter 26 Amputation -- Chapter 27 Chronic Pain -- Chapter 28 Cardiovascular Conditions -- Chapter 29 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, and Other Conditions of the Pulmonary System -- Chapter 30 Chronic Kidney Disease and Other Conditions of the Urinary System -- Chapter 31 Conditions of the Gastrointestinal System -- Chapter 32 Burn Injury and Other Conditions of the Skin -- Chapter 33 Assistive Technology -- Chapter 34 Aging with Disability.
"Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness, Sixth Edition is intended to teach students, counselors and other medical professionals working with the chronically ill and disabled how to better understand the manifestations of common chronic illnesses and the disabilities among their clients. The text also serves as an important resource to help medical professionals gain an awareness of the impact of these conditions on their clients’ ability to function physically, psychologically, socially, and vocationally. This text serves as an important resource to assist students and professionals in understanding the manifestations of common chronic illnesses and disabilities. The goal is to bring awareness around the impact of chronic illness and disability to clients through a discussion around symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses." -- Provided by publisher.