Community Nutrition: Planning Health Promotion And Disease Prevention / Edition 2

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Overview

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  • Successful Intervention Strategies highlight effective intervention programs and provide examples of best research-based practices for each chapter.
  • Critical Thinking Activities provide students with the opportunity to understand and evaluate health information and then apply the concepts in the community settings. Students will develop skills in important cognitive functions and learn a variety of cognitive skills such as synthesizing, analyzing, applying, and evaluating information.
  • Case Studies allow students to apply what they have learned in each chapter. Each case study contains Nutrition Care Process chart that is designed to inspire students to become more involved in working on the case study.
  • Think About It boxes provide thought provoking questions and/or a scenarios that emphasize important concepts in each chapter.
  • Learning Objectives emphasize key concepts to help students focus on what they need to learn.
  • Chapter Summaries highlight important concepts from each chapter.
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Julia C Socke, RD, LDN, CDE (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This update of a 2008 book describes the basics of community nutrition and details evidence-based approaches to promote health and prevent disease development. It takes a public health and community-based care approach versus a business and hospital-based perspective.
Purpose: The purpose is to reinforce core nutrition concepts and provide the tools and skills health professionals need to promote health in the community. Considering the many nutrition-related health problems in our communities, this book serves a noble purpose.
Audience: The book is written for nutrition students, community nurses, and health educators.
Features: The first part, an overview of community and public health nutrition, discusses primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. The second part focuses on the knowledge and intervention skills needed to promote health and prevent disease throughout the lifecycle. The third and final part covers the skills and tools needed to design effective health promotion programs. Among the best features of the book are the "Successful Community Strategies" that appear throughout the chapters to demonstrate real-life examples of health intervention.
Assessment: This well-written book is appropriate for students as well as healthcare professionals. It is comprehensive and can serve as a valuable resource for individuals and organizations who want to better understand ways to promote change in their communities. This second edition is appropriate as it includes the concepts in public health and community nutrition that have emerged, changed, or evolved over the five years since the previous edition.
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Reviewer: Julia C Socke, RD, LDN, CDE(University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This update of a 2008 book describes the basics of community nutrition and details evidence-based approaches to promote health and prevent disease development. It takes a public health and community-based care approach versus a business and hospital-based perspective.
Purpose: The purpose is to reinforce core nutrition concepts and provide the tools and skills health professionals need to promote health in the community. Considering the many nutrition-related health problems in our communities, this book serves a noble purpose.
Audience: The book is written for nutrition students, community nurses, and health educators.
Features: The first part, an overview of community and public health nutrition, discusses primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. The second part focuses on the knowledge and intervention skills needed to promote health and prevent disease throughout the lifecycle. The third and final part covers the skills and tools needed to design effective health promotion programs. Among the best features of the book are the "Successful Community Strategies" that appear throughout the chapters to demonstrate real-life examples of health intervention.
Assessment: This well-written book is appropriate for students as well as healthcare professionals. It is comprehensive and can serve as a valuable resource for individuals and organizations who want to better understand ways to promote change in their communities. This second edition is appropriate as it includes the concepts in public health and community nutrition that have emerged, changed, or evolved over the five years since the previous edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449652937
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 2/29/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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