Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults

Nursing Older People with Arthritis and other Rheumatological Conditions

Editors: Ryan, Sarah (Ed.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive discussion of the nursing assessment and management of the older adult with arthritis and related conditions
  • Focuses on the bio-psychosocial impact of the older adult
  • To be used as a practical, evidence-based advice to address the care needs of the rheumatologic older adult
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About this book

This book provides a comprehensive and practical overview of the knowledge required for the assessment and management of the older adult with arthritis and other rheumatological conditions.

This book equips nurses and allied health professionals with the knowledge and skills to undertake a comprehensive holistic assessment to identify the physical, psychological and social impact of living with arthritis. It informs them on osteoarthritis, a leading cause of pain and disability in 10-15% of all adults over the age of 60. Polymyalgia rheumatic can prove challenging for the clinician to manage, whilst rheumatoid arthritis and gout, (two other inflammatory conditions) also have a substantial global burden.
This book informs nurses and allied health professionals on to manage these conditions, as well as the symptoms of fatigue, pain and mood and how patients can be supported to engage in Self-Management. The pharmacological and non pharmacological approach to management is discussed in depth including the role of medications and exercise. The impact of arthritis on a person’s ability to engage in their day to day activities and social participation is also explored. 

About the authors

Sarah Ryan is a Professor of Rheumatology Nursing at the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. She is also course director of a MSc in Rheumatology Nursing Practice and the ASPiRE degree level modules. She is nurse tutor for EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism). Sarah is editor of the journal Musculoskeletal Care, and has written 19 book chapters and edited a textbook on drug therapy for rheumatology nurses. She has 67 publications in peer review journals. In 2003 Sarah was made a fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.

Reviews

“The book is written for nurses new to the specialty, student nurses, or nurses providing care to individuals with rheumatological conditions. The book fulfills the stated objectives and will be an asset to any geriatric curriculum. … This is a resourceful book that is beneficial to nurses or caregivers of older adults with the presented conditions. The addition of psychosocial assessment, needs, and effects is insightful and a welcome addition to the industry.” (Melody L.W. Schrock, Doody’s Book Reviews, May 8, 2020)


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook 37,44 €
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Softcover 46,79 €
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  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nursing Older People with Arthritis and other Rheumatological Conditions
Editors
  • Sarah Ryan
Series Title
Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-18012-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-18012-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-18011-9
Series ISSN
2522-8838
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 195
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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