CHRONIC ILLNESS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE:

(1975) BY Barney G. Glaser, Ph.D. and Anselm L. Strauss, Ph.D. $ 38.00
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This book is part reader and part monograph. There is an enormous range of experience associated with chronic illness that impairs life, hence the quality of life before the illness’ onset.  This book deals with the redesigning of life styles, when living with chronic illness and illness regimes, to regain and renormalize quality of life.



CONTENT

Introduction
Part I
Problems of living with chronic illness
1
Preventing and managing medical crises
2
Management of regimes
3
Symptom control
4
Reordering of time
5
Managing the trajectory
6
Social isolation
7
A basic strategy: normalizing
8
The family in the picture
Part II
Specific chronic conditions and their implications
9
The burden of rheumatoid arthritis
10
Ulcerative colitis: strategies for managing life
11
Childhood diabetes: the commonplace in living becomes uncommon
12
Getting around emphysema
13
Chronic renal failure and the problem of funding
14
Dying in hospitals
Part 3
The health care system and chronic illness
15
Providing better care
16
Public policy and chronic illness