Community Nursing

Paperback | October 15, 2012

EditorDoriccah Peu

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Community Nursing covers communicable health problems, management of community health services, community health practice and assessment, epidemiology and chronic health problems, the diagnosis and management of HIV/Aids patients, legislation and regulations pertinent to the practice ofcommunity health. Prominence is given to preventative health measures, health promotion and sustained wellness. Community Nursing features real-life community health related case studies to enable readers to apply theory to practice. Review questions encourage discussion and allow students to apply learning, while a summary-at-a-glance feature assists student revision. The fourth edition has a greater focus on practical scenarios and includes updated examples relevant to the community health environment. It also features: * A new chapter on health trends. * Expanded sections on immunisation including new vaccines and HIV/Aids management in chapters 7 and 9. * More guidelines on the management of Primary Health Care centres. * More emphasis on the process and instruments for community assessment.

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Community Nursing covers communicable health problems, management of community health services, community health practice and assessment, epidemiology and chronic health problems, the diagnosis and management of HIV/Aids patients, legislation and regulations pertinent to the practice ofcommunity health. Prominence is given to preventat...

Dorricah Peu is Senior Lecturer in Department of Nursing Science at the University of Pretoria.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pagesPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199047936

ISBN - 13:9780199047932

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Table of Contents

1. Philosophy and development of public health and community health in South Africa2. The foundations of community health3. Perspectives on national and international health threats and health care delivery4. Health trends5. Community assessment6. Management of community health services7. Community health practice8. Management of the health of different age groups throughout the lifespan9. Managing chronic health problems