Community-Based Nursing: An Introduction (3rd Revised edition)

Community-Based Nursing: An Introduction (3rd Revised edition)

By: Melanie McEwen (author), Bridgette Pullis (author)Paperback

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Health promotion and illness prevention are the focus of this text designed to address the unique aspects of community-based nursing. This title includes principles for community-based healthcare for the major population groups across the lifespan that help you provide the best care for all of your clients. Common community settings, nursing roles, and interventions are explored in this title. Be prepared for a wide range of situations with key topics such as environmental health, epidemiology, and communicable disease.

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Contents

Unit 1: Foundations of Community-Based Nursing Practice 1. Opportunities in Community-Based Nursing Practice 2. Roles and Interventions in Community-Based Nursing Practice 3. Client Education and Health Teaching NEW! 4. Case Management NEW! Unit 2: Factors that Influence Health and Health Care 5. Overview of the Health Care Delivery System 6. Epidemiology 7. Environmental Health Issues 8. Cultural Influences on Health 9. Natural and Man-made Disasters NEW! Unit 3: Settings for Community-Based Care 10. Nursing Care in Ambulatory Settings 11. Home Health Care Nursing Unit 4: Community-Based Nursing Care Across the Life Span 12. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Infants, Children, and Adolescents 13. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Adults 14. Issues in Women's Health Care 15. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Elders 16. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Families Unit 5: Nursing Care of Clients with Special Needs in Community Settings 17. Vulnerable Groups 18. Mental Health Issues 19. Communicable Disease: Prevention and Intervention Glossary Appendixes Assessment Tools

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781416057710
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9781416057710
  • weight: 816
  • ISBN10: 1416057714
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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