Rural Nursing: Concepts, Theory, and Practice, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Rural Nursing: Concepts, Theory, and Practice, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Helen J. Lee
     
 

This book will provide you with a broad understanding of the characteristics of health care in rural settings and what is required for effective nursing practice in this context.

The thoroughly revised second edition chronicles the path to creating a coherent, conceptual framework for rural nursing practice. By bringing together research, theory, and narratives,

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Overview

This book will provide you with a broad understanding of the characteristics of health care in rural settings and what is required for effective nursing practice in this context.

The thoroughly revised second edition chronicles the path to creating a coherent, conceptual framework for rural nursing practice. By bringing together research, theory, and narratives, the editors and contributors provide readers with a foundation for understanding the special dimensions of rural nursing and health.

    New chapters look at:
  • Rural family health
  • Rural public health
  • Chronic illness
  • Online intervention
  • Men as rural nurses
  • Environmental health

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826169556
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/08/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

    Editorial Board
    Contributors
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Part I: The Rural Nursing Theory Base
  1. Rural Nursing: Developing the Theory Base,Kathleen Aann Long and Clarann Weinert
  2. Examining the Rural Nursing Theory Base, Helen J. Lee and Meg K. McDonagh
  3. Exploring Rural Nursing Theory Across Borders, Charlene A. Winters, Elizabeth H. Thomlinson, Chad O'Lynn, Helen J. Lee, Meg K. McDonagh, Dana S. Edge, and Marlene A. Reimer

  4. Part II: Perspectives of Rural Persons
  5. Old Timers, Robin L. Boland and Helen J. Lee
  6. Health Needs and Perceptions of Rural Persons, Ronda L. Bales, Charlene A. Winters, and Helen J. Lee
  7. Health Perceptions, Needs, and Behaviors of Remote Rural Women of Childbearing and Childrearing Age, Ronda L. Bales
  8. Rural and Remote Women Developing Resilience to Manage Vulnerability, Beverly D. Leipert
  9. Strategizing Safety: Perinatal Experiences of Rural Women, Katharine S. West
  10. Rural Family Health: Enduring Acts of Balancing, Sonja J. Meiers, Sandra K. Eggenberger, Norma K. Krumwiede, Mary M. Bliesmer, and Patricia A. Earle

  11. Part III: The Rural Dweller and Response to Illness
  12. Patterns of Responses to Symptoms in Rural Residents: The Symptom-Action-Time-Line Process, Janice A. Buehler, Maureen Malone, and Janice M. Majerus-Wegwehoff
  13. Updating the Symptom-Action-Time-Line Process, Chad O'Lynn
  14. The Chronic Illness Experience of Isolated Rural Women: Use of An Online Support Group Intervention, Charlene A. Winters and Therese Sullivan
  15. Acceptability: One Component in Choice of Health Care Provider, Jean Shreffler-Grant

  16. Part IV: Rural Nursing Practice
  17. The Distinctive Nature and Scope of Rural Nursing Practice: Philosophical Bases, Jane Ellis Scharff
  18. Rural Health Professionals' Perceptions of Lack of Anonymity, Susan J. Raph and Janice A. Buehler
  19. The Rural Nurse Generalist in Community Health, Linda E. Troyer and Helen J. Lee
  20. The Rural Nurse Generalist in the Acute Care Setting: Flowing Like a River, Kathryn (Kay) Ayres Rosenthal
  21. Men Working as Rural Nurses: Land of Opportunity, Chad O'Lynn
  22. Continuing Education and Rural Nurses, Lori Hendrickx

  23. Part V: Rural Public Health
  24. Public Health Emergency Preparedness in Rural or Frontier Areas, Sandra K. Kuntz, Jane Smilie, and Melanie Reynolds
  25. Environmental Risk Reduction for Rural Children, Wade G. Hill and Patricia Butterfield
  26. Rural School Health: Who Covers for the Rural School Nurse When There is None? Laurie Bernhardt Glover
  27. Improving the Health Literacy of Rural Elders: An Interdisciplinary Approach, M. Susan Jones, Marilyn M. Gardner, Janelle A. Peeler, Serena Merry Britt, and Marilyn Lewis Graves
  28. The Culture of Rural Communities: An Examination of Rural Nursing Concepts at the Community Level, Nancy Findholt

  29. Part VI : Looking Ahead
  30. Further Development of the Rural Nursing Theory Base, Helen J. Lee and Meg K. McDonagh
  31. Implications for Education, Practice, and Policy, Jean Shreffler-Grant and Marlene A. Reimer

  32. Appendix: An Analysis of Key Concepts for Rural Nursing, Helen J. Lee and Charlene A. Winters

    Index

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