Holistic and patient-centred care

Edited by Susan M. Oliver

in Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199238330
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597994 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Holistic and patient-centred care

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Holistic assessment - Patient-centred care - Patient consent and informed consent - Education - Social and psychological aspects of a new diagnosis - Educating the patient and the family - Self-efficacy and concordance - Self-management: what is it? - Simple self-management strategies for symptom control - Self-management principles: relaxation and breathing techniques - Expert patient and voluntary sector education and support

Chapter.  5223 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Rheumatology

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