Journey Across the Life Span: Human Development and Health Promotion / Edition 3

Journey Across the Life Span: Human Development and Health Promotion / Edition 3

by Elaine Polan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803615930

ISBN-13: 9780803615939

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Authors Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor provide the most reliable and comprehensive instruction for applying health promotion to the clinical setting. This user-friendly, updated edition will guide you to better understand the demands of your future role with patients through all stages of the life cycle. Expanded coverage of late adulthood - especially pertinent for…  See more details below

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Authors Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor provide the most reliable and comprehensive instruction for applying health promotion to the clinical setting. This user-friendly, updated edition will guide you to better understand the demands of your future role with patients through all stages of the life cycle. Expanded coverage of late adulthood - especially pertinent for LPNs who practice extensively in long-term-care facilities. New chapter addresses death, dying, and grieving across the life span to heighten your awareness of this sensitive concern at each stage of life. Boxes and "Helpful Hints" features within chapters address specific clinical issues, cultural considerations, patient/family teaching, and stress and coping techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803615939
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Healthy Lifestyles2
Ch. 2The Family18
Ch. 3Theories of Growth and Development36
Ch. 4Prenatal Period to 1 Year56
Ch. 5Toddlerhood92
Ch. 6Preschool118
Ch. 7School Age140
Ch. 8Puberty and Adolescence164
Ch. 9Early Adulthood190
Ch. 10Middle Adulthood214
Ch. 11Late Adulthood230
App. ACommunity Help Services261
App. BRecommendations for Health Promotion262
App. CSample of Living Will and Designation of Health Care Surrogate263
App. DAnswers to Multiple-Choice Questions267
Glossary268
Index273

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