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, Daphne Taylor, Daphne R. Taylor
     
 

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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

Overview

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


Healthy Lifestyles     1
Culture     15
The Family     29
Communication     43
Theories of Growth and Development     55
Prenatal Period to 1 Year     73
Toddlerhood     101
Preschool     119
School Age     135
Puberty and Adolescence     153
Early Adulthood     173
Middle Adulthood     191
Late Adulthood     203
Death and Dying     231
Community Help Services     245
Recommendations for Health Promotion     247
Sample of Living Will and Health-Care Proxy     251
Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions     255
Glossary     257
Index     265

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