Community Based Nursing: An Introduction / Edition 1

Community Based Nursing: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Melanie McEwen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721661092

ISBN-13: 9780721661094

Pub. Date: 03/20/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This text/reference familiarizes readers with nursing care in the full range of non-hospital clinical settings including homes, doctors' offices, clinics, schools, work sites, nursing homes, and more. Direct, straightforward, and application-oriented, it focuses on health promotion and illness prevention while also addressing the nursing care of persons with

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This text/reference familiarizes readers with nursing care in the full range of non-hospital clinical settings including homes, doctors' offices, clinics, schools, work sites, nursing homes, and more. Direct, straightforward, and application-oriented, it focuses on health promotion and illness prevention while also addressing the nursing care of persons with routine and chronic conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721661094
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/20/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
593
Product dimensions:
7.58(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1Foundations of Community-Based Nursing Practice1
1Opportunities in Community-Based Nursing Practice3
2Roles and Interventions in Community-Based Nursing Practice14
3Nursing Care in Ambulatory Settings28
4Home Health Care Nursing54
Unit 2Factors That Influence Health and Health Care85
5Overview of the Health Care Delivery System87
6Epidemiology110
7Environmental Health Issues128
8Cultural Influences on Health158
Unit 3Community-Based Nursing Care Across the Life Span185
9Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Infants, Children, and Adolescents187
10Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Adults234
11Issues in Women's Health Care268
12Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Elders300
13Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Families338
Unit 4Nursing Care of Clients with Special Needs in Community Settings367
14Vulnerable Groups369
15Mental Health Issues395
16Communicable Disease: Prevention and Intervention427

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