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Community and Public Health Nursing

Community and Public Health Nursing - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323022408

ISBN13: 978-0323022408
ISBN10: 0323022405
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 04
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2004
International: No

List price: $87.95

Community and Public Health Nursing - 6TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323022408

Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster

ISBN13: 978-0323022408
ISBN10: 0323022405
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 04
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Considered by many as the standard for community health nursing, Community and Public Health Nursing continues to provide student and practicing nurses with a foundation of community and public health nursing concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities. The new edition of this popular text integrates health promotion and disease prevention concepts into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented nursing practice. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.

Key Features

  • Unique! Emphasizes three significant community health initiatives with separate chapters on: 1) the Healthy Cities program, 2) nursing centers, and 3) an integrative model for community health promotion.
  • Unique! Provides the Canadian perspective on community health issues and practices through special boxes written by Canadian community and public health nurses.
  • Highlights important chapter concepts and terminology with consistent pedagogy of Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Chapter Outline, and Key Points.
  • Promotes critical-thinking and problem-solving skills with Clinical Decision-Making Activities.
  • Emphasizes clinical considerations for nursing practice in How To... boxes and Nursing Tips.
  • Presents "real-life" community client scenarios with Practice Application questions and answers.
  • Highlights recent research findings and their application to community and public health nursing practice in Evidence-Based Practice features.
  • Expands chapter content through Did You Know? and What Do You Think? features.
  • Offers a glossary with complete definitions of all key terms and other important concepts.
  • Provides numerous appendixes with additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.

New to this Edition

  • Healthy People 2010 boxes contain objectives and data related to the practice of community and public health nursing using the most recent version of this federal government health promotion initiative.
  • Expanded coverage of community and public health nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention help students understand applications to individuals, families, and communities.
  • Cutting Edge boxes highlight significant and controversial issues in community health.
  • Increased coverage of terrorist, chemical, and biological attacks highlight the community and public health nurse's role in disaster management in the context of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
  • Additional Resources boxes provide specific links between chapter content and resources listed in the book's Appendix and on the Evolve web site.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Perspectives on Health Care and Community-Oriented Nursing

1. Community-Oriented Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing
2. History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing
3. Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Health Care Transformation
4. Perspectives on International Health Care

Part II: Influences on Health Care Delivery and Community-Oriented Nursing

5. Economics of Health Care Delivery
6. Ethics in Community-Oriented Nursing Practice
7. Cultural Diversity and Community-Oriented Nursing Practice
8. Government, the Law, and Policy Activitism

Part III: Conceptual and Scientific Frameworks Applied to Community-Oriented Nursing Practice

9. Organizing Frameworks Applied to Community-Oriented Nursing
10. Environmental Health
11. Epidemiology
12. Evidence-Based Practice
13. Community Health Education: Theories, Models, and Principles
14. Integrating Multilevel Approaches to Promote Community Health

Part IV: Issues and Approaches in Community-Oriented Health Care

15. Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis
16. Community and Public Health Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments
17. Health Promotion through Healthy Communities and Cities
18. The Nursing Center: A Model of Community-Oriented Nursing Practice
19. Case Management
20. Disaster Management
21. Program Management
22. Quality Management
23. Group Approaches to Practice

Part V: Health Promotion with Target Populations across the Life Span

24. Family Development & Family Nursing Assessment
25. Family Health Risks
26. Child and Adolescent Health
27. Women's Health
28. Men's Health
29. Health of Older Adults
30. The Physically Compromised

Part VI: Vulnerability: Community-Oriented Nursing Issues for the 21st Century

31. Vulnerability & Vulnerable Populations: An Overview
32. Poverty and Homelessness
33. Migrant Health Issues
34. Teen Pregnancy
35. Mental Health Issues
36. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community
37. Violence and Human Abuse
38. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
39. Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks

Part VII: Community-Oriented Nurses: Roles and Functions

40. Community-Oriented Nurse in Home Health & Hospice
41. The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community
42. Community-Oriented Nurse Leader & Consultant
43. Community-Oriented Nurse in the Schools
44. Community-Oriented Nurse in Occupational Health
45. Community-Oriented Nurse as Parish Nurse
46. Public Health Nursing at the Local, State and National Levels

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