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The second edition of this text continues to provide the concepts, skills, and learning features nurses need to excel in today's community health settings. It focuses on health promotion and disease prevention among individuals, families, and aggregates, offering concrete examples and specific guidelines.
The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.
THE ROLE AND CONTEXT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE · Responsibilities for Care in Community Health Nursing · Origins and Future of Community Health Nursing · The United States Health Care System · State and Local Health Departments · Legal Context for Community Health Nursing Practice · Financing of Health Care: Context for Community Health Nursing · The Relevance of Culture and Values for Community Health Nursing· FAMILY AS A CLIENT · The Home Visit: Opening Doors for Family Health · A Family Perspective in Community Health Nursing · The Nursing Process and Families · Multi-Problem Families · COMMUNITY AS CLIENT · Epidemiology: Unraveling the Mysteries of Disease and Health · Community Assessment · Community Diagnosis Planning and Intervention · Evaluation of Nursing Care with Communities · Nursing in a Disaster · TOOLS FOR PRACTICE · Health Promotion and Risk Reduction in the Community · Screening and Referral · Health Teaching · CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS IN COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING · Communicable Diseases · Violence: A Social and Family Problem · Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions · Teenage Pregnancy · Homelessness in America · Environmental Issues: at Home, at Work, and in the Community · SUPPORT FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS · Rehabilitation Clients in the Community · Children in the Community · Elderly Persons in the Community · SETTINGS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE · School Health · Home Health Care · Rural Health