Coping with Chronic Illness

2699 WordsJun 23, 201811 Pages
1. Introduction. o Definition of chronic illness. o Coping strategies with chronic illness. o The magnitude of chronic illness in Egypt. o Theories of caring in relation to chronic illness. o Effect of chronic illness on patient and relatives. o Health promotion strategies. 2. Definition of diabetes. 3. Types of diabetes. 4. Sign& symptoms. 5. Causes. 6. Risk factors. 7. Anatomy and physiology of pancreas. 8. Case study.  Demographic data.  Past history of:  Patient  Family  Lab investigations.  Drugs.  Nursing care plan.  Health teaching 9. Conclusion. Introduction:- There are many ways to categorize illness and disease; one of the most common is chronic illness. Many chronic illnesses…show more content…
Statistics have confirmed that, Out of the 36 million people who died from chronic disease in 2008, nine million were under 60 and ninety percent of these early deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries. (WHO 2013). We have many theories of care, but we cannot apply all theories on all patient. Every patient needs a theory that will be suitable for his/her condition. o Self care: A human regulatory function that is a purposeful action to ensure the supply of necessary materials needed for continued life, growth, and development and maintenance of human integrity. For example, Diabetic patient try to loss weight to control diabetes. o Self- care requisites: Part of self - care and expression of action to be performed by or for individuals in the interest of controlling human or environmental factors that affect human functioning or development. There are three types: universal, developmental, and health variation self- care requisites. For example, the patient is being aware of infection and things which lead to injured him/her. o Universal self- care requisites: Self- care requisites common to all humans. o Developmental self- care requisites: It is necessary for growth and development. Health deviation self- care requisites: Self- care requisites associated with health deficits. o Therapeutic self- care requisites: Nurse's assistance in meeting the client's or client dependent's self care needs is done
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