Community Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations / Edition 3

Community Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations / Edition 3

by Mary A. Nies, Melanie McEwen, Melanie McEwen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721691617

ISBN-13: 9780721691619

Pub. Date: 04/04/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Based on the unique "upstream thinking" approach that emphasizes health promotion efforts to address the precursors of poor health, this edition focuses on the issues, responsibilities, and roles important for providing contemporary community health nursing care. Detailed case studies provide a community component for each step of the nursing process, and several

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Based on the unique "upstream thinking" approach that emphasizes health promotion efforts to address the precursors of poor health, this edition focuses on the issues, responsibilities, and roles important for providing contemporary community health nursing care. Detailed case studies provide a community component for each step of the nursing process, and several new chapters have been added, including the economics of health care, care of the disabled population, and care for clients in prison and parish settings. The complete Instructor's Electronic Resource is available on CD-ROM and includes PowerPoint slides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721691619
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/04/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
895
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 10.62(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to Community Health Nursing. 1) Health: A Community View. 2) Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context. 3) Thinking Upstream: Conceptualizing Health from a Population Perspective. Unit 2: The Art and Science of Community Health Nursing. 4) Epidemiology. 5) Community Assessment. 6) Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. 7) Community Health Education. 8) Case Management. Unit 3: Factors that Influence the Health of the Community. 9) The Health Care System. 10) Economics of Health Care. 11) Policy, Politics, and Legislation. 12) Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing. 13) Environmental Health. Unit 4: Aggregates in the Community. 14) Child and Adolescent Health. 15) Womens Health. 16) Mens Health. 17) Family Health. 18) Senior Health. 19) Disabled Populations. 20) Homeless Populations. 21) Rural and Migrant Health. Unit 5: Special Needs in Community Mental Health. 22) Mental Health. 23) Violence in the Community. 24) Substance Abuse. Unit 6: Special Service Needs. 25) Communicable Disease and Public Health. 26) School Health. 27) Occupational Health. 28) Prison Health. 29) Parish Health. 30) Home Health. Unit 7: The Future of Community Health Nursing. 31) Health in the Global Community. 32) Community Health Nursing: Making a Difference

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