Nursing Concerns and Interventions in Diabetes
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This paper describes the necessity of a holistic approach to diabetes management which emphasizes patient empowerment through self-care and targeted patient education. The paper further considers a patient's family circumstances, cultural background, personal and family health beliefs as well as family coherence in order to be truly effective.The paper also discusses assessments and how they can be improved.
From the Paper:"Quality of life in patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes is a large concern for nurses. Unlike acute disease processes, chronic disease in patients, while therapeutic relations between nurse and patient can strengthen over time, they must also be evaluated to determine the effectivity of treatment. Interventions to improve the quality of life of these patients have significant value. DeSouza and Nairy (2003) reported a significant improvement in quality of life parameters with nurse-directed intervention. Some of these interventions involve patient empowerment..."
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