Community Health Nursing: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Community Health Nursing: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Claudia M. Smith, Frances A. Maurer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721674704

ISBN-13: 9780721674704

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721674704
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
933

Table of Contents

Unit IThe Role and Context of Community Health Nursing Practice1
1Responsibilities for Care in Community Health Nursing3
2Origins and Future of Community Health Nursing30
3The U.S. Health Care System53
4State and Local Health Departments91
5Legal Context for Community Health Nursing Practice113
6Financing of Health Care: Context for Community Health Nursing139
7The Relevance of Culture and Values for Community Health Nursing171
Unit IIFamily as Client209
8The Home Visit: Opening Doors for Family Health211
9A Family Perspective in Community Health Nursing237
10The Nursing Process and Families256
11Multiproblem Families289
Unit IIICommunity as Client309
12Epidemiology: Unraveling the Mysteries of Disease and Health311
13Community Assessment340
14Community Diagnosis, Planning, and Intervention381
15Evaluation of Nursing Care with Communities407
16Nursing in a Disaster424
Unit IVTools for Practice445
17Health Promotion and Risk Reduction in the Community447
18Screening and Referral477
19Health Teaching498
Unit VContemporary Problems in Community Health Nursing521
20Communicable Diseases523
21Violence: A Social and Family Problem571
22Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions607
23Teenage Pregnancy641
24Homelessness in America672
25Environmental Issues: At Home, at Work, and in the Community700
Unit VISupport for Special Populations731
26Rehabilitation Clients in the Community733
27Children in the Community755
28Elderly Persons in the Community781
Unit VIISettings for Community Health Nursing Practice809
29School Health811
30Home Health Care842
31Rural Health870

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