The management of patients with long-term conditions
Jacqueline Metcalfe Consultant nurse for older people, North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke
This article provides an overview of chronic disease management for patients. Background from the approach used in the United States is provided along with UK developments, and there is discussion about the role of the nurse in patient empowerment and the role of the community matron in case management.
Nursing Standard. 19, 45, 53-60. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.07.19.45.53.c3914Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review