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Stress

Wilson, Benita

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Abstract

It is particulalry important that nurses understand the concept of stress because stress influences the health and welfare of both patients and  health care providers. This chapter outlines what stress is; the physiological changes of stress; stress as a causative factor in disease; the role of illness and treatment in causing stress and approaches to helping patients minimize stress and its affects.

Publication Date Jan 1, 2005
Pages 251 - 266
Edition 3rd
Book Title Physiology for Nursing Practice
ISBN 0-70202-676-X
Institution Citation Wilson, B. (2005). Stress. Physiology for Nursing Practice, 251 - 266. (3rd). Elsevier