|Author||: Sora Ludwig|
|Release Date||: 2021-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 0128200839|
|Pages||: 200 pages|
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
|Author||: Sora Ludwig|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Canada|
|Release Date||: 2014|
|ISBN 10||: 9781771720168|
|Pages||: 96 pages|
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.
This book is written to give healthcare professionals a comprehensive, understandable and practical text on which to base their care to patients with diabetes whilst in hospital. It gives the conceptual hooks required to be able to understand the principles of diabetes, maintaining and achieving blood glucose control and the effective treatment of diabetes. If the book is read as a whole, a complete picture of diabetes care is provided, or, you can ‘dip in and out’ of the chapters relating to your specialism.
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.
"This care manual provides a step-by-step guide to diabetes care for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals working in primary, community, and secondary care. The author draws on practical experience taking a common-sense approach to the assessment, education, monitoring, and treatment of diabetes across all age groups and ethnic backgrounds. There are detailed sections on helping patients manage their diabetes in everyday life, extensive advice on the monitoring and adjustment of glucose levels, and discussion on preventing and coping with emergencies. Focus is primarily on the prevention, detection, and treatment of diabetic tissue damage, including heart disease."--Back cover.
Chapters dedicated to children, the elderly, and patients from varied ethnic backgrounds.
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.
Integrating care across disciplines and organisations around the needs of the person with diabetes has been proposed as an approach that could improve care while reducing cost- but has it and can it? Integrated Diabetes Care- A Multidisciplinary Approach collates evidence of worldwide approaches to both horizontal integration (across disciplines) and vertical integration (across organizations) in diabetes care and describe what was done, what worked and what appeared to be the barriers to achieving the goals of the programmes. Evidence is sought from groups who have developed different approaches to integrating diabetes care in different health systems (eg insurance vs tax payer funded, single vs multiple organization, published vs unpublished). A final chapter brings the evidence together for a final discussion about what seems to work and what does not.
This title contains up-to-date, evidence-based clinical information for all health professionals managing patients with diabetes. It provides practical guidelines covering the important aspects of management, and contains concise advice that can be accessed quickly and easily. There are 29 chapters and each chapter includes a clinical case study.
The Handbook of Diabetes provides concise and efficient coverage of the diagnosis, epidemiology, and management of diabetes and its complications. Containing hundreds of attractive colour diagrams, illustrations, and clinical photographs, this popular quick-reference guide focuses on the management and measurement of diabetes mellitus with highly visual references. Now in its fifth edition, this market-leading book aligns with the most recent guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Diabetes UK, and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), presenting authoritative clinical coverage of diabetes in an accessible format with rich pedagogical features. Five new chapters provide detailed coverage of liver disease, diabetes education, bariatric surgery, diabetes and cancer, and the use of incretin-based therapies and SGLT2 Inhibitors in the management of Type II diabetes Updated and expanded topics include the relation between hypoglycaemia and dementia, anxiety and depression, the NICE Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), and the impacts of diabetes to self-care, mental health, and decision-making Provides a wealth of pedagogical features such as vignettes and case histories, important learning points, summaries of key clinical trials, and links to further readings Handbook of Diabetes, remains the essential practical companion for all health professionals involved in managing patients with diabetes, and an up-to-date reference for diabetes and endocrinology researchers, scientists, and academics.
Focusing on the areas of maximum anxiety for the junior doctor this handbook covers the management of the patient whether in a clinic or emergency department of a hospital. The book is set out in a problem oriented way to aid diagnosis and treatment.