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This comprehensive textbook covers all the major concepts of health promotion and disease prevention for all population groups including individuals, families, and communities. Its lifespan approach focuses on health promotion for all age groups. An assessment franework based on Gordon's Functional Health Patterns provides consistent presentation and an approach that promotes health. Current, timely, and readable, the 5th edition includes numerous special features that highlight critical information and help students apply concepts to practice.
The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.
FOUNDATIONS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION · Health Defined: Objectives for Promotion and Prevention · Changing Population and Health · Health Policy and Delivery System · The Therapeutic Relationship · Ethical Issues Relevant to Health Promotion · ASSESSMENT FOR HEALTH PROMOTION · Health Promotion and the Individual · Health Promotion and the Family · Health Promotion and the Community · INTERVENTIONS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION · Screening · Health Education · Nutrition Counseling · Exercise · Stress Management · Holistic Health Strategies · APPLICATION OF HEALTH PROMOTION · Overview of Growth and Development Framework · The Prenatal Period · Infant · Toddler · Preschool Child · School-Age Child · Adolescent · Young Adult · Middle-Age Adult · Older Adult · CHALLENGES AS WE ENTER THE NEW MILLENIUM · Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century: Throughout the Lifespan and Throughout the World · Glossary