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Covering the nurse's role in promoting community health, Community/Public Health Nursing, 5th Edition is known for its "upstream" preventive focus and social justice approach, photo novellas with clinical stories, and a concise, readable style. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy - especially in caring for diverse population groups. Expert authors Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen discuss today's issues and trends, and describe the key issues and responsibilities of contemporary community/public health nursing. New to this edition
• New Health Promotion and Risk Reduction chapter details the promotion of health and presents strategies that can identify risk factors for illness.
• Faith Community Nursing chapter reflects current terminology from the ANAOs Scope and Standards of Practice, and includes more coverage of the spiritual health of clients.
• Health: A Community View chapter expands its discussion of the continual challenges and strategies associated with the delivery of health care.
• Communicable Disease chapter includes new information about public health surveillance, outbreaks, and bioterrorism.
• Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing chapter features new content on complementary and alternative therapies.
Unit 1: Introduction to Community Health Nursing
1. Health: A Community View
2. Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context
3. Thinking Upstream: Nursing Theories and Population-Focused Nursing Practice
4. Health Promotion and Risk Reduction NEW!
Unit 2: The Art and Science of Community Health Nursing
6. Community Assessment
7. Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
8. Community Health Education
9. Case Management
Unit 3: Factors that Influence the Health of the Community
10. The Health Care System
11. Economics of Health Care
12. Policy, Politics, Legislation, and Community Health Nursing
13. Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing
14. Environmental Health
15. Globalization and International Health
Unit 4: Aggregates in the Community
16. Child and Adolescent Health
17. Women's Health
18. Men's Health
19. Senior Health
20. Family Health
Unit 5: Vulnerable Populations
21. Populations Affected by Disabilities
22. Homeless Populations
23. Rural and Migrant Health
24. Populations Affected by Mental Illness
Unit 6: Population Health Problems
25. Communicable Disease
26. Substance Abuse
28. Natural and Man-made Disasters
Unit 7: Community Health Settings
29. School Health
30. Occupational Health
31. Forensic and Correctional Nursing
32. Faith Community Nursing
33. Home Health and Hospice
Posted February 9, 2009
Focused chapters. Great information, tables, and illustrations.<BR/>Well worth the money for the student or person interested in the role of Community nursing and health.
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