The third edition of this popular and useful text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the many major changes that have taken place in community nursing, making it an invaluable and up-to-date reference for all community nursing courses. The book covers the current public health landscape, epidemiology, frameworks for practice, with sections on family, and on the different Community Public Health Nurse Specialists.
'Real-life' case-studies link theory and practice, and promote further enquiry
Discussion points encourage student reflection on methods of enhancing their professional and practice development
A framework approach promotes development of practice
Key issues begin, and Summaries end, each chapter to aid studying
References and recommended reading promote depth and breadth of study.
Thorough revision to reflect changes in community nursing
More emphasis on public health reflects current government emphasis
New chapters on:
Chronic disease management
Educational FrameworksCollaborative working Occupational Health NursesAdvanced Nurse PractitionersNurse prescribing