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Overview

Considered by many as the standard for community health nursing, Community and Public Health Nursing continues to provide student and practicing nurses with a foundation of community and public health nursing concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities. The new edition of this popular text integrates health promotion and disease prevention concepts into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented nursing practice. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.

  • Unique! Emphasizes three significant community health initiatives with separate chapters on: 1) the Healthy Cities program, 2) nursing centers, and 3) an integrative model for community health promotion.
  • Unique! Provides the Canadian perspective on community health issues and practices through special boxes written by Canadian community and public health nurses.
  • Highlights important chapter concepts and terminology with consistent pedagogy of Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Chapter Outline, and Key Points.
  • Promotes critical-thinking and problem-solving skills with Clinical Decision-Making Activities.
  • Emphasizes clinical considerations for nursing practice in How To... boxes and Nursing Tips.
  • Presents "real-life" community client scenarios with Practice Application questions and answers.
  • Highlights recent research findings and their application to community and public health nursing practice in Evidence-Based Practice features.
  • Expands chapter content through Did You Know? and What Do You Think?features.
  • Offers a glossary with complete definitions of all key terms and other important concepts.
  • Provides numerous appendixes with additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.


  • Healthy People 2010 boxes contain objectives and data related to the practice of community and public health nursing using the most recent version of this federal government health promotion initiative.
  • Expanded coverage of community and public health nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention help students understand applications to individuals, families, and communities.
  • Cutting Edge boxes highlight significant and controversial issues in community health.
  • Increased coverage of terrorist, chemical, and biological attacks highlight the community and public health nurse's role in disaster management in the context of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
  • Additional Resources boxes provide specific links between chapter content and resources listed in the book's Appendix and on the Evolve web site.

The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Joan C. Murphy, EdD, MS, NP (Utica College of Syracuse University)
Description: The editors provide this fifth edition of a text that has become a classic resource in community and public health nursing.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide guidance to those entering the field of community health nursing from a variety of experts. With this text the editors also entice informed practitioners to help shape the future of community healthcare through political involvement. This resource serves as a foundation for designing community and public health nursing.
Audience: The content is written specifically for community health nursing students and community health nurses in practice. It would be valuable for libraries as a resource for community oriented and public health providers.
Features: The text includes 46 chapters divided into seven sections. Chapters begin with an outline, objectives, and key terms. In addition, features include Did You Know?, What Do You Think?, How To, Nursing Tips, Research Briefs, Canadian Perspectives, and Critical Thinking Activities. Full color has been added throughout the text. There are eleven diverse appendixes, an extensive glossary, and an index, all of which are a help to the learner.
Assessment: Several new aspects are added to this edition including chapters on Parish and Block Nursing and Public Health Nursing in the Local Health Department. New content and features are added throughout such as information on forensic nursing. The text reflects advances in technology via the CD-ROM and new web links. This is a valuable resource to continue shaping community health nursing.
Joan C. Murphy
The editors provide this fifth edition of a text that has become a classic resource in community and public health nursing. The purpose is to provide guidance to those entering the field of community health nursing from a variety of experts. With this text the editors also entice informed practitioners to help shape the future of community healthcare through political involvement. This resource serves as a foundation for designing community and public health nursing. The content is written specifically for community health nursing students and community health nurses in practice. It would be valuable for libraries as a resource for community oriented and public health providers. The text includes 46 chapters divided into seven sections. Chapters begin with an outline, objectives, and key terms. In addition, features include Did You Know?, What Do You Think?, How To, Nursing Tips, Research Briefs, Canadian Perspectives, and Critical Thinking Activities. Full color has been added throughout the text. There are eleven diverse appendixes, an extensive glossary, and an index, all of which are a help to the learner. Several new aspects are added to this edition including chapters on Parish and Block Nursing and Public Health Nursing in the Local Health Department. New content and features are added throughout such as information on forensic nursing. The text reflects advances in technology via the CD-ROM and new web links. This is a valuable resource to continue shaping community health nursing.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323011242
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/9/2000
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 988

Table of Contents

1 Community-Oriented Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing 2
2 History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing 22
3 Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Health Care Transformation 50
4 Perspectives on International Health Care 72
5 Economics of Health Care Delivery 98
6 Ethics in Community-Oriented Nursing Practice 130
7 Cultural Diversity and Community-Oriented Nursing Practice 148
8 Government, the Law, and Policy Activism 170
9 Organizing Frameworks Applied to Community-Oriented Nursing 194
10 Environmental Health 220
11 Epidemiology 248
12 Evidence-Based Practice 284
13 Community Health Education: Theories, Models, and Principles 294
14 Integrating Multilevel Approaches to Promote Community Health 318
15 Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis 342
16 Community and Public Health Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments 374
17 Health Promotion Through Healthy Communities and Cities 396
18 The Nursing Center: A Model for Community-Oriented Nursing Practice 412
19 Case Management 446
20 Disaster Management 470
21 Program Management 490
22 Quality Management 516
23 Group Approaches to Practice 540
24 Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment 562
25 Family Health Risks 594
26 Child and Adolescent Health 616
27 Women's Health 652
28 Men's Health 680
29 Health of Older Adults 700
30 The Physically Compromised 720
31 Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview 746
32 Poverty and Homelessness 774
33 Migrant Health Issues 794
34 Teen Pregnancy 808
35 Mental Health Issues 826
36 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community 848
37 Violence and Human Abuse 874
38 Infectious Disease Prevention and Control 902
39 Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks 932
40 Community-Oriented Nurse in Home Health and Hospice 962
41 The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community 990
42 Community-Oriented Nurse Leader and Consultant 1008
43 Community-Oriented Nurse in the Schools 1042
44 Community-Oriented Nurse in Occupational Health 1066
45 Community-Oriented Nurse as Parish Nurse 1092
46 Public Health Nursing at the Local, State, and National Levels 1114
A International/National Agendas for Health Care Delivery
B Community-Oriented Nursing Resources
C Contracts and Forms: Samples
D Drug Immunization Information
E Screening Tools
F Health Risk Appraisal
G Community Assessment Tools
H Family Assessment Tools
I Individual Assessment Tools
J Essential Elements of Public Health Nursing
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