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Leighton, Charles CSW

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: October 1998 - Volume 98 - Issue 10 - p 33-37

A new model of cardiac wellness moves beyond risk factor management to address basic human needs.

Charles Leighton is a clinical social worker and director of the Heart Group, a wellness program for people with heart disease. This series on holistic nursing care has been coordinated by Barbara D'Alessio, RN, C, MPA, and J. Brent Forward, MD, FACP, of the Institute of Complementary Medicine, Randolph, NJ, and Gail Newshan, PhD, RN, CS, of the AIDS Center, St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY.

© 1998 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.