Health Promotion in Nursing Practice / Edition 6

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Overview

Whether you're an undergraduate or graduate nursing student or a nurse practitioner, Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, 4/e offers comprehensive coverage of the nurse's role in the promotion of healthful lifestyles and the prevention of disease. Included are analyses of various definitions of health, clear-cut models for understanding health promotion, and effective assessment tools and strategies. All nurses can assist individuals and families establish healthier lifestyles. This text is the tool that outlines how.

New to the Fourth Edition!

  • Healthy People 2001: Featured throughout the text are relevant, day-to-day examples.
  • Directions for Practice: This special section at the end of each chapter provides practical examples for application.
  • Expanded focus: New coverage includes discussions of vulnerable populations and questions of how health disparities can be eliminated.


Other Titles of Interest
Murray, Health Promotion through the Life Span, 7/e 0-8385-3688-3
Fontaine/Cleary, Healing Practices 0-8385-0385-3

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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This nursing textbook overviews the major health behavior models and theories that guide health promotion interventions, describes strategies for providing evidence-based health promotion care to diverse populations, and encourages critical thinking about future directions for health promotion in nursing practice. The fourth edition adds discussion of vulnerable populations and elimination of health disparities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Mary Ellen Wurzbach, RN, MSN, PhD (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
Description: This book is an overview of the quest for human health, health empowerment in diverse settings, planning for health promotion and disease prevention, strategies for prevention and health promotion, and approaches for promoting a healthier society. It is the third edition.
Purpose: The author wishes to provide an overview of major health behavior models and theories developed to date that can guide health promotion interventions; to describe specific strategies and tools that can be used by nursing students and nurses in practice settings for providing health promotion care; to spark the creative energies of nurses everywhere; to develop new patient-focused healthcare systems that meet the health promotion and disease prevention needs of our citizens, particularly the most vulnerable; and to foster critical thinking about what the directions for health promotion research and theory development should be.
Audience: The book is written for practicing nurses and nursing students in settings where health promotion is provided. It is also pertinent for students in baccalaureate or master's level theory or research courses.
Features: The quality and quantity of illustrations are appropriate. The references are a combination of current and historical. The table of contents could go into more detail. One of the unique features of the book is the direction given for research into topics related to health promotion. These research directions are provided at the end of each chapter.
Assessment: This book is a condensed version of the previous edition. It is unique in the nursing literature, providing a state-of-the-art discussion of the current status of theory related to health, health beliefs, and health promotion. Although condensed, this updated version continues to offer a one-of-a-kind discussion of planning, strategies, and approaches for promoting the health of individuals and society. I would recommend its purchase by libraries and students, both baccalaureate and masters, of nursing research and theory.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135097212
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/29/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 70,735
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: The Challenges of a New Millennium 1
Pt. I The Human Quest for Health 13
1 Toward a Definition of Health 15
2 Motivation for Health Behavior 33
3 The Health Promotion Model 59
Pt. II Health Promotion in Diverse Populations 81
4 Empowering for Self-Care Across the Life Span 83
5 Health Promotion in Vulnerable Populations 103
Pt. III Planning for Prevention and Health Promotion 115
6 Assessing Health, Health Beliefs, and Health Behaviors 117
7 Developing a Health Protection and Promotion Plan 147
Pt. IV Interventions for Prevention and Health Promotion 167
8 Physical Activity and Health 169
9 Nutrition and Health 191
10 Stress Management and Health 217
11 Social Support and Health 237
Pt. V Evaluating the Effectiveness of Health Promotion 257
12 Measuring Outcomes of Health Promotion and Prevention Interventions 259
13 Evaluating Individual and Community Interventions 275
Pt. VI Approaches for Promoting a Healthier Society 289
14 Health Promotion in Community Settings 291
15 Protecting and Promoting Health Through Social and Environmental Change 309
Index 329
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