A Textbook of Community Nursing

A Textbook of Community Nursing

By: Ann Clarridge (editor), Karen Melling (editor), Dee Drew (editor), Heather Bain (editor), Sue Chilton (editor)Paperback

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A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional issues, including community nursing roles, personal safety, public health, and health promotion. This is an essential text for all pre-registration nursing students, students on specialist community nursing courses, and qualified nurses entering community practice for the first time. * Completely up-to-date with current theory, policy, and guidelines for practice, all chapters are underpinned by a strong evidence base * User-friendly and accessible, with learning objectives for each chapter, plus exercises and activities to test current understanding, promote reflective practice, and encourage further reading * Case studies and examples from practice draw on all branches of community nursing to illustrate practical application of theory

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About Author

Sue Chilton, Senior Lecturer in Health, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK; Community Staff Nurse, Evening District Nursing Service, Gloucestershire Care Services Karen Melling, former Senior Lecturer, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK Reverend Ann Clarridge, MSc BSc (Hons) Dip Th PCCEA RN DN Assistant Priest, Holy Trinity Church, Northwood, Diocese of Willesden; former Principal Lecturer, LondonSouthBankUniversity Heather Bain, Lecturer, Health Studies, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen; Chair of the Association of District Nurse Educators

Contents

Nursing in a Community Environment Public Health and The Promotion of Well Being Professional Approaches to Care Managing Risk Therapeutic Relationships Care across the Lifespan Community Nursing Assessment Careers-The Keystone of Communities and Families Spirituality-A Neglected Aspect of Care Collaborative Working: Benefits and Barriers Approaches to Acute Care in the Community Emerging Issues in Long Term Conditions Providing Quality in End of Life Care Organization and Management of Care Clinical Leadership And Quality Care Learning and Teaching in the Community Ehealth Development of Community Nursing in the Context of Changing Times

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781444121506
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781444121506
  • weight: 703
  • ISBN10: 1444121502

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