Community/Public Health Nursing Practice: Health for Families and Populations / Edition 4

Community/Public Health Nursing Practice: Health for Families and Populations / Edition 4

by Frances A. Maurer, Claudia M. Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416050043

ISBN-13: 9781416050049

Pub. Date: 10/20/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

With its practical approach to community/public health nursing, the third edition of this popular text creates a true-to-life learning experience in which you'll discover the roles and responsibilities of community/public health nurses. The book's strong emphasis on community assessment reinforces population-focused practice.

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With its practical approach to community/public health nursing, the third edition of this popular text creates a true-to-life learning experience in which you'll discover the roles and responsibilities of community/public health nurses. The book's strong emphasis on community assessment reinforces population-focused practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416050049
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1Role and Context of Community/Public Health Nursing Practice1
1Responsibilities for Care in Community/Public Health Nursing2
2Origins and Future of Community/Public Health Nursing28
3The United States Health Care System51
4Financing of Health Care: Context for Community/Public Health Nursing81
5International Health105
6Legal Context for Community/Public Health Nursing123
2Core Concepts for the Practice of Community/Public Health Nursing149
7Epidemiology: Unraveling the Mysteries of Disease and Health150
8Communicable Diseases175
9Relevance of Culture and Values for Community/Public Health Nursing219
3Family as Client247
10Home Visit: Opening the Doors for Family Health248
11A Family Perspective in Community/Public Health Nursing272
12Nursing Process and Families290
13Multiproblem Families321
4Community as Client339
14Community Assessment340
15Community Diagnosis, Planning, and Intervention376
16Evaluation of Nursing Care with Communities399
5Tools for Practice415
17Health Promotion and Risk Reduction in the Community416
18Screening and Referral436
19Health Teaching454
6Contemporary Problems in Community/Public Health Nursing473
20Vulnerable Populations474
21Nursing in a Disaster496
22Violence: A Social and Family Problem517
23Adolescent Sexual Activity and Teenage Pregnancy545
24Substance Abuse and Dependence571
25Environmental Health Risks: At Home, at Work, and in the Community596
7Support for Special Populations621
26Rehabilitation Clients in the Community622
27Children in the Community641
28Elderly Persons in the Community662
8Settings for Community/Public Health Nursing Practice685
29State and Local Health Departments686
30School Health708
31Home Health Care731
32Rural Health753
33Community Mental Health775

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