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Foundations of Community Health Nursing -Text Only

Foundations of Community Health Nursing -Text Only - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0323032094

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ISBN13: 978-0323032094
ISBN10: 0323032095
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2006
International: No

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Foundations of Community Health Nursing -Text Only - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323032094

Marcia Stanhope

ISBN13: 978-0323032094
ISBN10: 0323032095
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Designed to provide concise, focused information on nursing in the community, this easy-to-read textbook covers everything a nurse practicing in this specialty needs to know - from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. It features a practical, "community-oriented" approach, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Now in full color throughout, this edition provides new chapters on vulnerable populations and evidence-based practice, as well as expanded coverage of key topics such as bioterrorism and homeland security.

  • The various roles and settings for community health nursing are discussed, for a comprehensive perspective on this field.
  • Clinical Applications present real-life community client situations with questions and answers.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on recent research findings and applications to community nursing practice.
  • What Would You Do? activities sharpen problem-solving skills and challenge students to apply chapter material outside the classroom.
  • Briefly Noted sections present topics for discussion, special clinical considerations, and facts of interest related to chapter content.
  • How To boxes present specific, application-oriented information.
  • Health promotion is emphasized throughout with discussions of how national public health efforts impact community health practice, and Healthy People 2010 objectives for various areas are highlighted in special boxes.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Perspectives in Health Care Delivery and Nursing

MS1.. Community-Oriented Nursing and Community-Based Nursing
JL2.. The History of Public and Community Health and Nursing
JL3.. The Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems

Part 2. Influences on Health Care Delivery and Nursing

JL4.. Ethics in InfluencesCommunity-Oriented Nursing Practice
JL5.. Cultural Influences in Nursing in Community Health
JL6. Environmental Health
MS7.Government, the Law, and Policy Activism
MS8.Economic

Part 3. Conceptual Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice in the Community

JL9.Epidemiologic Applications
MS10.Evidence-Based Practice
JL11.Using Health Education in the Community

Part 4. Issues and Approaches in Health Care Populations

MS12.Community Assessment and Evaluation
MS13.Case Management
JL14.Disaster Management
MS15.Program Management
MS16.Managing Quality
JL17.Working With Groups in the Community

Part 5. Issues and Approaches in Family and Individual Health Care

MS18.Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment
MS19.Family Health Risks
MS20.Health Risks Across the Life Span

Part 6. Vulnerability: Predisposing Factors

JL21.Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview
JL22.Rural Health and Migrant Health
JL23.Homelessness, Poverty, Mental Illness, and Teen Pregnancy
JL 24.Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community
JL.25.Violence and Human Abuse
JL26.Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
JL27.HIV, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Part 7. Nursing Practice in the Community: Roles and Functions

MS28. Nursing Practiceat the Local, State, and National Levels in Public Health
MS29. The Parish Nurse
MS30. The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice
MS31. The Nurse in the Schools
MS32. The Nurse in Occupational Health