Maintaining Health in Primary Care: Guidelines for Wellness in the 21st Century / Edition 1

Maintaining Health in Primary Care: Guidelines for Wellness in the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Jennifer R. Jamison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443070601

ISBN-13: 9780443070600

Pub. Date: 09/19/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Provides a comprehensive, easily accessible source of information to aid practitioners with the education of their patients and to help them to take increasing responsibility for improving and maintaining their own health.

Overview

Provides a comprehensive, easily accessible source of information to aid practitioners with the education of their patients and to help them to take increasing responsibility for improving and maintaining their own health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443070600
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/19/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
0.77(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Self-care: an overview of principles and practices Self-care: mindset for the new millennium Self-care: preparing for practice Self-care: a framework for action Safe self-care Strategies for promoting self-care Part 2. Developing good habits A balanced diet Food for health Spinal health Healthy sleep Exercise Sexual health Mental fitness Part 3. Changing risky behaviours Substance abuse Smoking Alcohol Stress Accidents Part 4. Disease prevention Reducing personal risk: informed decisions Strokes Ischaemic heart disease Osteoporosis Cancer Obesity Additional material on Website:

• Self-assessment questionnaires for patients to encourage lifestyle review
• Patient handouts detailing strategies for promoting health behaviours, changing unhealthy habits and minimizing disease risks
• Links to all the Useful Websites mentioned in the text and to other related books and journals
• Get the best from the FREE ACCESS website, www.jamisonhealth.com, by referring to each chapter in the book.

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