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Overview

HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E takes readers through a holistic approach of health and wellness that examines healthy lifestyles from a biological, psychological, social, and environmental perspective. Beginning with an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, the book then delves into issues of nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, avoiding substance abuse, and pre-natal care. The Third Edition also covers new issues relating to technology, as well as wellness strategies that enable patients to maintain healthy lifestyles in the face of grief or terminal illness. With content directed towards caring for communities and groups, HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E is the resource that readers of all nursing types and specialties can use for years to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133589976
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/2/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 574,192
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Janice A. Maville, EdD, MSN, RN Professor, The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), 1201 West University Dr., Edinburg, Texas 78539 Teach master's level nursing courses including Advanced Health Assessment, Health Promotion, Research in Nursing, Health Policy and Finance, Advanced Adult Health, and role courses for CNS, Administrator, and Educator. Interim Department Chair for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, UTPA.Responsible for administration of the department Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing as recognized by the State of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.

Carolina G. Huerta EdD, MSN, RN Professor & Chair, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78539 Teach in both the BSN and masers programs. Assignment includes teaching Health Promotion and Maintenance Across the Lifespan; Wellness; Professional Mobility; Research in Nursing. Nursing focus is education.

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Table of Contents

1. Health Promotion: Past, Present, and Future. 2. Nursing Concepts and Health Promotion. 3. Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion. 4. The Role of the Nurse in Health Promotion. 5. Communication. 6. Cultural Considerations. 7. Environmental Factors. 8. The Mind-Body Connection. 9. The Mother, Infant, and Toddler. 10. The Child. 11. The Adolescent and Young Adult. 12. The Middle-Aged Adult. 13. The Older Adult. 14. Health Promotion at End of Life. 15. Enhancing Proper Nutrition. 16. Engaging in Physical Fitness. 17. Controlling Weight. 18. Avoiding Tobacco, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse. 19. Enhancing Holistic Health. 20. Concerns of the Health Professional. 21. Economic and Quality Concerns. 22. Ethical, Legal, and Political Concerns.

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