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Community Health Nursing : Caring for Populations

Community Health Nursing : Caring for Populations - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0130941497

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ISBN13: 978-0130941497
ISBN10: 0130941492
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
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Community Health Nursing : Caring for Populations - 4TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130941497

Mary Jo Clark

ISBN13: 978-0130941497
ISBN10: 0130941492
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Now more than ever - locally, nationally, globally - society is in need of community health services. The Fourth Edition of Community Health Nursing continues to emphasize the application of community health nursing as it relates to specific populations, settings, and community health problems. Using an easy-to-follow organizing framework, the text assists readers in applying nursing process and nursing interventions to the care of the individual, families, and population groups. Theoretically and scientifically sound, as well as practical and applicable, this resource is a thorough introduction to the specialty.

Features:

  • New ~ Cultural Considerations highlight cultural factors that influence health, health care delivery, and community health nursing practice.
  • New ~ Ethical Awareness feature introduces readers to ethical dilemmas faced by community health nurses and assists them in applying principles of ethical decision making.
  • New Chapter ~ Care of Clients in Official and Voluntary Agencies includes detailed discussion of parish nursing and its roles and functions as well as local health agencies and standards, functions and services of community/public health nursing.
  • Assessment Tips detail key considerations in nursing assessment in specific populations, settings, and health problems.
  • Comprehensive technology package that includes a Companion Website, corresponding student CD-ROM, and online course management systems in WebCT, Black Board and Course Compass platforms.

Author Bio

Clark, Mary Jo : University of San Diego

Table of Contents

I. THE CONTEXT FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING.

1. The Population Context.
2. The Historical Context.
3. The Health System Context.
4. The Political Context.
5. The Economic Context.
6. The Cultural Context.
7. The Environmental Context.

II. COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING AND ITS THEORETICAL FOUNDATION.

8. Community Health Nursing.
9. Theoretical Foundations for Community Health Nursing.

III. PROCESSES USED IN COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING.

10. Epidemiology and Health Promotion.
11. Health Education.
12. Case Management.
13. Change, Leadership, and Group Processes.

IV. CARE OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS.

14. Care of Families.
15. Care of Communities.
16. Children as Aggregate.
17. Women as Aggregate.
18. Men as Aggregate.
19. Older Clients as Aggregate.
20. Homeless Clients as Aggregate.

V. CARE OF POPULATIONS IN SPECIALIZED SETTINGS.

21. Care of Clients in the Home Setting.
22. Care of Clients in Official and Voluntary Health Agencies.
23. Care of Clients in the School Setting.
24. Care of Clients in Work Setting.
25. Care of Clients in Urban and Rural Settings.
26. Care of Clients in Correctional Settings.
27. Care of Clients in Disaster Settings.

VI. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS OF POPULATIONS.

28. Communicable Diseases.
29. Chronic Physical Health Problems.
30. Community Mental Health Problems.
31. Substance Abuse.
32. Societal Violence.

Appendices.
Index.

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