Managing Chronic Disorders provides practical, authoritative guidance on day-to-day management of more than 100 chronic disorders and includes over 300 reproducible patient-teaching aids. Part 1 presents complete information on each disorder, including causes, pathophysiology, assessment findings, diagnosis, treatment, special considerations, patient-teaching points, and a list of applicable patient-teaching aids. Management of acute exacerbations is covered for selected disorders. Part 2 contains over 100 patient-teaching aids that health care providers can photocopy and give to patients. A bound-in CD-ROM contains the patient-teaching aids from the book, plus over 200 additional teaching aids covering self-care, nutrition, health promotion, medication administration, and more.