Chapter 5. Empowering Children, Young People and Their Families

  1. Fay Valentine RGN, RSCN, MA, PGDip. HSSM, ENB9981 and
  2. Lesley Lowes RGN, RSCN, PGCHPE, DPSN, M.Sc., Ph.D.2
  1. Mandy Brimble

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692103.ch5

Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness

Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness

How to Cite

Brimble, M. (2007) Empowering Children, Young People and Their Families, in Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness (eds F. Valentine and L. Lowes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692103.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Director of Children and Young People's Directorate, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, UK

  2. 2

    Research Fellow/Practitioner, Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405144025

Online ISBN: 9780470692103

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Keywords:

  • medical technology;
  • health service;
  • health promotion;
  • health education;
  • chronic disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aim of the chapter

  • Intended learning outcomes

  • Health promotion

  • Empowerment

  • Approaches to health promotion

  • Parental smoking

  • Obesity

  • Non-compliance

  • Steroids

  • Restraint

  • Conclusion

  • Useful websites

  • References