Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span / Edition 8

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Overview

With the advent of health care reform and an emphasis on reducing health care costs, health promotion and disease prevention is a priority in nursing care. Be prepared with Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 8th Edition, your comprehensive guide to major health promotion concepts. Featuring practical guidance - including boxes on diversity awareness, evidence-based practice, innovative practice, hot topics, and quality and safety as well as case studies and care plans - our experienced authors give you all the tools you need to stay current on the latest research and trends in health promotion.

Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development.
• Separate chapters on each population - group,
individual, family, and community - stress the unique issues faced when providing care to each group.
Evidence-Based Practice
boxesemphasize current research efforts and opportunities in health promotion.
Hot Topics
and Innovative Practice boxes engage students’ interest by introducing significant issues, trends, and creative programs and projects in health promotion practice.
Diversity Awareness
boxes address various cultural perspectives and provide important informationthat needs to be considered in planning care.
• Case studies and care plans
present realistic situations that challenge students to reflect upon important health promotion concepts.
• Think About It
boxes
dig deeper into the chapter topic and encourage critical thinking.
• Numerous pedagogical features
such as objectives, key terms, and textual summaries highlight the most important concepts and terms in each chapter.

NEW! Healthy People 2020 boxes include related goals and objectivesfor each chapter to address emerging health issues andhealth priorities over the next decade.
• NEW! Quality and Safety scenarios
include examples and suggestions toencourage quality and safety in nursing.
NEW! Redesigned Nutrition chapter highlights the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate food guide.
NEW! Standard headings in the growth and development chapters reinforcethe concepts of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323091411
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/11/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 61,540
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Module 1: Foundations for Health Promotion

  1. Health Defined: Objectives for Promotion and Prevention
  2. Emerging Populations and Health
  3. Health Policy and the Delivery System
  4. The Therapeutic Relationship
  5. Ethical Issues Relevant to Health Promotion
  6. Module 2: Assessment for Health Promotion

  7. Health Promotion and the Individual
  8. Health Promotion and the Family
  9. Health Promotion and the Community
  10. Module 3: Interventions for Health Promotion

  11. Screening
  12. Health Education
  13. Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion
  14. Exercise
  15. Stress Management
  16. Holistic Health Strategies
  17. Module 4: Application of Health Promotion

  18. Overview of Growth and Development Framework
  19. The Prenatal Period
  20. Infant
  21. Toddler
  22. Preschool Child
  23. School-Age Child
  24. Adolescent
  25. Young Adult
  26. Middle-Age Adult
  27. Older Adult
  28. Module 5: Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

  29. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century: Throughout the Life Span and Throughout the World
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