By June Halper
The nurse performs an essential function as an educator, care supplier, and suggest for sufferers and households plagued by a number of sclerosis (MS). The better half ebook to an past paintings, accomplished Nursing Care in a number of Sclerosis, complex ideas in a number of Sclerosis Nursing Care, second version examines complicated matters in MS administration and displays a brand new philosophy of MS care: one in all empowerment. the focal point is at the a number of settings within which MS nurses perform, in addition to their many jobs and obligations in coping with this hugely variable illness. it is going to give you the reader with an up to date view of MS besides a better knowing of its lifelong effect. particular positive factors of the second one version contain: a brand new bankruptcy on maintaining desire in MS sufferers a brand new bankruptcy on therapy of acute exacerbations a brand new bankruptcy on rising intravenous remedies increased sections on discomfort, melancholy, and skincare with widespread injections The ebook is split into sections facing the illness itself, complicated perform necessities for nurses, and complicated symptom administration. participants to complicated strategies in a number of Sclerosis Nursing Care, 2d variation are nurse clinicians and researchers who paintings in geographically varied perform settings all through North the USA and Europe. The publication will supply nurses with instruments and techniques to enhance the lives laid low with a number of sclerosis and to enhance the function of the nurse in dealing with it. (20100503)
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Res Nurs Health. 1997; 20(30):205–217. 36. Davidhizar R, Bechtel GA, Miller SW. Promoting self-efficacy in the chronically disabled client. J Care Manage. 1998;4(2):44–62. 37. Schunk D. Self-efficacy and achievement behaviors. Ed Psychol Rev. 1989;1(2): 173–208. 38. Halper J, Burks JS. Care patterns in multiple sclerosis. NeuroRehabilitation. 1994 4(4): 67–75. 39. Cobble ND, Burks JS. The team approach to the management of multiple sclerosis. In: Maloney F, Burks JS, Ringel SR, eds. Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Disorders.
Should a patient have a fever, it is important to reduce body temperature and treat the underlying cause as promptly as possible (23). The Nature of Multiple Sclerosis 15 A balanced diet tailored to individual taste and the patient’s physical capabilities can promote wellness. On the other hand, poor nutrition can make a patient more prone to infection and complications resulting from inadequate food and fluid intake. It also is important to note that maintenance of proper body weight is desirable for a variety of reasons: skin turgor, prevention of skin breakdown, and prevention of complications caused by being underweight or overweight.
36. Davidhizar R, Bechtel GA, Miller SW. Promoting self-efficacy in the chronically disabled client. J Care Manage. 1998;4(2):44–62. 37. Schunk D. Self-efficacy and achievement behaviors. Ed Psychol Rev. 1989;1(2): 173–208. 38. Halper J, Burks JS. Care patterns in multiple sclerosis. NeuroRehabilitation. 1994 4(4): 67–75. 39. Cobble ND, Burks JS. The team approach to the management of multiple sclerosis. In: Maloney F, Burks JS, Ringel SR, eds. Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Disorders.