Nurse Education Program
Lupus: A Patient Care Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals
LUPUS: A Patient Care Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals provides an overview of lupus erythematosus and the elements involved in caring for patients with this disease. It focuses on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The Lupus Guide is intended primarily for nurses and other health professionals who work on an ongoing basis with lupus patients, and it provides the tools these professionals need to positively influence the care provided to this important group of patients. Many of these patients will be cared for in an outpatient setting, but the Lupus Guide also addresses the needs of hospitalized patients.
Each chapter of the Lupus Guide deals with a specific aspect of the disease.
|Chapter 1||Lupus Erythematosus|
|Chapter 2||Advances in Lupus Research|
|Chapter 3||Laboratory Tests Used to Diagnose and Evaluate Lupus|
|Chapter 4||Care of the Lupus Patient|
|Chapter 5||Medications Used to Treat Lupus|
|Chapter 6||Psychosocial Aspects of Lupus|
|Chapter 7||Patient Information|