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Special Issue "Integrated Care in Chronic Diseases"
A special issue of Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032). This special issue belongs to the section "Chronic Care".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 September 2023 | Viewed by 9406
Special Issue Editors
Interests: renal nursing; haemodialysis; peritoneal dialysis; quality of life; patient education
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Interests: palliative care; complementary and alternative therapies; quality of life; pain management; community nursing
Special Issue Information
The scope of this Special Issue is to disseminate research evidence on integrated chronic disease management such as patients’ and carers’ quality of life, clinical and psychosocial problems, and compliance to treatment. This Issue may include the healthcare professionals’ views and roles in holistic multicultural patient-centred care and the possible educational interventions for improving the health outcomes of patients with chronic diseases.
Articles from all healthcare settings such as community care, acute care, long-term care and mental health care are welcomed. The study population may include patients, carers, or healthcare professionals. The articles may be original research or systematic reviews. All types of study design will be considered.
Dr. Victoria Alikari
Dr. Alexandra Mantoudi
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Healthcare is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- chronic disease management
- integrated care
- health related quality of life
- patient-centred care
- healthcare professionals
- complementary and alternative therapies
- psychosocial health