Handbook of Public and Community Health Nursing Practice: A Health Promotion Guide / Edition 2

Handbook of Public and Community Health Nursing Practice: A Health Promotion Guide / Edition 2

by Marcia Stanhope, Ruth Knollmueller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323013325

ISBN-13: 9780323013321

Pub. Date: 01/11/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This portable manual provides public and community health nurses with the appropriate tools needed to teach patients about disease prevention and healthy lifestyle options. A wide range of assessment tools, risk indicators, and patient teaching tips prepare nurses to form the all-important first line of defense in the illness prevention process. A companion text,

Overview

This portable manual provides public and community health nurses with the appropriate tools needed to teach patients about disease prevention and healthy lifestyle options. A wide range of assessment tools, risk indicators, and patient teaching tips prepare nurses to form the all-important first line of defense in the illness prevention process. A companion text, the HANDBOOK OF COMMUNITY-BASED AND HOME HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE continues with advanced prevention tools for early diagnosis, screening, treatment, and rehabilitation. Together, this duo provides the nurse with a complete overview of illness prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323013321
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/11/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
932
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 8.28(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: RESOURCE DATA · Resource InformationClient · Resource InformationNurse · Reportable Diseases · PART TWO: ASSESSMENT · Community Assessment · Environmental Assessment: Home and Industry · Family Assessment · Individual Assessment · Nutritional Assessment · PART THREE: INDICATORS OF RISK · Abuse · Mental Health · Life Style · Poisons · Injuries · Communicable and Infectious Diseases · Disabilities · PART FOUR: TEACHING TECHNIQUES & ANTICIPATORY GUIDANCE · Educational Techniques · Screening Tools, Techniques, and Diagnostic Criteria · Nutritional Guidelines · Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome · Pregnancy, Infancy, Postnatal Care, and Childhood

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