Practising Health Promotion: Dilemmas and Challenges

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Based on the unique "upstream thinking" approach that emphasizes health promotion efforts to address the precursors of poor health, this edition focuses on the issues, responsibilities, and roles important for providing contemporary community health nursing care. Detailed case studies provide a community component for each step of the nursing process and several new chapters have been added, including the economics of health care, care of the disabled population, and care for clients in prison and parish ...

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Based on the unique "upstream thinking" approach that emphasizes health promotion efforts to address the precursors of poor health, this edition focuses on the issues, responsibilities, and roles important for providing contemporary community health nursing care. Detailed case studies provide a community component for each step of the nursing process and several new chapters have been added, including the economics of health care, care of the disabled population, and care for clients in prison and parish settings. TOC:

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Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING · Health: A Community View · Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context · Thinking Upstream: Conceptualizing Health from a Population Perspective · THE ART AND SCIENCE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING · Epidemiology · Community Assessment · Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation · Community Health Education · Case Management · FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE HEALTH OF THE COMMUNITY · The Health Care System · Economics of Health Care · Policy, Politics, Legislation and Community Health Nursing· Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing · Environmental Health · POPULATIONS IN THE COMMUNITY · Child and Adolescent Health · Women's Health · Men's Health · Family Health · Senior Health · Populations Affected by Disabilities · Homeless Populations · Rural and Migrant Health · SPECIAL NEEDS IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH · Mental Health · Violence in the Community · Substance Abuse · SPECIAL SERVICE NEEDS · Communicable Disease and Public Health · School Health · Occupational Health · Correctional Health · Parish Health · Home Health · THE FUTURE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING · Health in the Global Community · Community Health Nursing: Making a Difference

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