Description : This is an optimistic and empowering approach to the daunting task of teaching diabetes patients to care for themselves. Written by a highly respected diabetes educator who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years, the guide provides the clinical and personal expertise that will help nurses and other health professionals to successfully teach diabetes self-management and compliance to adults, children, adolescents, and parents. The book contains a vast reservoir of information ranging from a thorough overview of diabetes and the physical and emotional toll of living with the disease to number of teaching and motivating strategies that health care professionals can use to create individualized approaches to teaching self-management skills. The guide provides up-to-date information on drug therapies, nutrition management, exercise, chronic complications, glycemic control, diabetes in children, adolescents, and adults, diabetes in adults with special needs or mental illness, and diabetes noncompliance. Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, this innovative desk reference provides a quick guide and instructional tool for nurses and other health professionals who interact with diabetics. This new edition provides: Clinical guidance and expertise to successfully teach diabetes self-management to adults, adolescents, and children The clinical expertise of a leading diabetes educator and the hard-earned personal wisdom of an author who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years A new chapter on chronic complications that describes a multitude of helpful new treatments A greatly expanded section on nutrition and exercise Thoroughly updated chapters A "must read" chapter on noncompliance, including why this occurs and how to prevent it
Description : Starting with the basics of diabetes to providing the most up-to-date information on drug therapies, everything you need to effectively instruct patients and help them gain control of their diabetes therapy is here. Topics covered include: Nutrition management Exercise Medications Glycemic Control Continuous Glucose Monitor Children with Diabetes and Their Parents Adolescents with Diabetes Diabetes in Adults with Special Needs Diabetes and Mental Illness Client Noncompliance Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, t
Description : The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that more than 100 million US adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. As of 2015, 30.3 million Americans have diabetes, which represents 9.4% of the US population. Medical care costs are estimated in the billions of dollars to treat, manage, and care for those diagnosed with diabetes in the United States. Epidemiology of Diabetes addresses the patterns, risk factors and prevention of the epidemic of diabetes in the US population. Diabetes is a costly and common disease that needs serious attention and awareness. Diabetes causes devastating consequences such as neuropathy, retinopathy, nephropathy and vasculopathy. This succinct reference focuses on the current data and research on diabetes and is essential reading for diabetes care providers, as well as health care decision makers Serves as a starting point for medical professionals addressing the patterns, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of the epidemic of diabetes in the US population Discusses the epidemic and prevalence of diabetes in the United States, covering the disability, burden and mortality of diabetes Covers the epidemiology of nutrition and diet, addressing carbohydrates and fiber, fats, protein, alcohol, and nutritional intervention
Description : This new edition of the Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care is a comprehensive resource for all nurses who work with diabetes patients. Find expert advice on: the fundamentals of diabetes care; recent research on complications and associated diseases; numerous care and management approaches; how diabetes affects women, children, and the elderly; and practical issues, such as the effects of anxiety, depression, and polypharmacy.
Description : Created specifically for registered nurses, this reference covers the entire spectrum of disease management wherever these caregivers encounter diabetes, including hospitals, clinics, and physicians' offices. This guide contains must-have diabetes information such as guidelines for the lifelong management of both acute and chronic complications associated with diabetes Includes a searchable, full-content CD-ROM.
Description : Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This AJN award-winning text is the only book to teach evidence-based practice (EBP) content grounded in a tested philosophy of teaching and learning. It provides the tools, perspective and context for health educators and practitioners to implement evidence-based care practices and evaluate their efficacy. Reflecting four years of successful experiences in helping academic agencies understand and implement EBP, this new edition has been reorganized to include updated information and five new chapters. It stresses the importance of mentorship in creating EBP and illustrates how mentorship can be designed and implemented to promote EBP. The text clarifies three principal values: How to integrate EBP into academic curricula How to implement an EBP model in clinical settings (for graduate, second career, and CE students) How to address teaching and learning strategies for specific user groups Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing will be of value to clinical and academic educators, educational and clinical administrators, unit managers, students attending CE programs, and students in nursing education graduate programs. Key Features: Revises and expands upon AJN Book of the Year Award first edition Reflects knowledge gained from four years of successful experiences in teaching and learning EBP since publication of first edition Provides comprehensive and innovative strategies for mentoring and teaching EBP in education and practice scenarios Describes how to implement EBP at undergraduate levels, for second career students, and in continuing education
Description : "In this fifth edition...the authors and their stellar cast of contributing authors bring us to the present state of the science and art in diabetes...including today's exciting research and a glimpse into the ever-evolving future." from the Foreword by Jane K. Kadohiro, DrPH, APRN, CDE President, American Association of Diabetes Educators This updated and revised fifth edition reflects the continuing progress in our understanding of diabetes and its care. Evidence of the importance of prevention measures, improvements in medication, early detection, and treatment of complications have evolved in the past few years, and this new edition addresses these changes. The book continues to provide nurses and other health professionals with the basics, including physiology, diagnosis, insulin and diet management, acute care, exercise, and life style issues. It includes complete guidelines on developing an education program, with a suggested course outline.
Description : SAVE WHEN YOU BUY THE CMDT VALUE PACK – AND TAP INTO THE EXPERTISE OF THE #1 ANNUAL BOOK IN INTERNAL MEDICINE! This dollar-saving package includes: CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2017 CMDT is the most successful annual book covering the field of internal medicine and has been acclaimed for its comprehensive coverage of current inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic tools relevant to day-to-day practice, and full review of all primary care topics. In addition to its use as a reference text, CMDT is outstanding as a core clinical textbook for medical students and nurse practitioner and physician assistant students to study for a variety of exams in a variety of medical and health-related markets. CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Study Guide, 2nd edition The study guide is organized according the Core Curriculum of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine. The 30+ core topics include essentials conditions, presentations, and diseases seen by general practitioners in the inpatient and outpatient setting. The Second Edition study guide has been extensively updated and covers the essential issues a third-year medical student must know for the clerkship shelf exam in Internal Medicine. The study guide utilizes content from CMDT, Quick Answers, and LANGE Pathophysiology of Disease to provide case-based content that tests key concepts in clinical reasoning, clinical problem-solving, and recognition of essential clinical facts. Each topic includes: • Learning Objectives • An expanded list of questions to evoke case analysis • Detailed discussion of Signs and Symptoms, Lab Findings, Imaging Studies, Medications. • Discussions of Therapeutic Procedures and Outcomes (eg, Follow up and Complications) • References for each topic