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Health Promotion: Throughout Life Span

Health Promotion: Throughout Life Span - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323056625

Cover of Health Promotion: Throughout Life Span 7TH 10 (ISBN 978-0323056625)
ISBN13: 978-0323056625
ISBN10: 0323056628
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Health Promotion: Throughout Life Span - 7TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323056625

Carole Lium Edelman

ISBN13: 978-0323056625
ISBN10: 0323056628
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

Up to date and easy to read, this textbook provides comprehensive coverage of all major concepts of health promotion and disease prevention. It highlights growth and development throughout the life span, emphasizing normal development as well as the specific problems and health promotion issues common to each stage. All population groups are addressed with separate chapters for individuals, families, and communities.

Author Bio

Carole Lium Edelman, APRN, MS, CS, BC, CMC, Director of Geriatric Care Management, Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT; Associate Faculty Member, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT; Fellow, Brookdale Center on Aging; Hunter College, New York, NY and Carol Lynn Mandle, PhD, AP, RN, CNS, FNP, Associate Professor, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Scientist, Mind-Body Medical Institute, Boston, MA; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Table of Contents


1. Health Defined: Objectives for Promotion and Prevention

2. Emerging Populations and Health

3. Health Policy and the Delivery System

4. The Therapeutic Relationship

5. Ethical Issues Relevant to Health Promotion


6. Health Promotion and the Individual

7. Health Promotion and the Family

8. Health Promotion and the Community


9. Screening

10. Health Education

11. Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion

12. Exercise

13. Stress Management

14. Holistic Health Strategies


15. Overview of Growth and Development Framework

16. The Prenatal Period

17. Infant

18. Toddler

19. Preschool Child

20. School-Age Child

21. Adolescent

22. Young Adult

23. Middle-Age Adult

24. Older Adult


25. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century

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