Community/Public Health Nursing - E-Book: Promoting the Health of Populations by Mary A. Nies

Community/Public Health Nursing - E-Book: Promoting the Health of Populations

byMary A. Nies, Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB, Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN

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Covering the nurse's role in promoting community health,Community/Public Health Nursing, 5th Editionis known for its "upstream" preventive focus and social justice approach, photo novellas with clinical stories, and a concise, readable style. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy - especially in caring for diverse population groups. Expert authors Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen discuss today's issues and trends, and describe the key issues and responsibilities of contemporary community/public health nursing.

  • An "upstream" focusaddresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community.
  • A "social justice" approachpromotes health for everyone.
  • Photo novellasuse photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles.
  • Case Study: Application of the Nursing Processfeaturepresents specific community components of the nursing process separately from individual and family.
  • Clinical examplesoffer snippets of real-life client situations.
  • Research Highlightsboxesshow the application of current research to chapter content.
  • Ethical Insightsboxeshighlight ethical issues and concerns.
  • Healthy People 2020boxessummarize objectives and their importance in community health.
  • Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlinesintroduce important concepts and terminology at the beginning of every chapter.
  • Learning Activitiesat the end of each chapter ask you to apply concepts to the world outside the classroom.
  • NewHealth Promotion and Risk Reductionchapterdetails the promotion of health and presents strategies that can identify risk factors for illness.
  • Faith Community Nursingchapterreflects current terminology from the ANAÕs Scope and Standards of Practice, and includes more coverage of the spiritual health of clients.
  • Health: A Community Viewchapterexpands its discussion of the continual challenges and strategies associated with the delivery of health care.
  • Communicable Diseasechapterincludes new information about public health surveillance, outbreaks, and bioterrorism.
  • Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursingchapterfeatures new content on complementary and alternative therapies.

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Title:Community/Public Health Nursing - E-Book: Promoting the Health of PopulationsFormat:OtherDimensions:720 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323293883

ISBN - 13:9780323293884

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to Community Health Nursing1. Health: A Community View 2. Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context 3. Thinking Upstream: Nursing Theories and Population-Focused Nursing Practice 4. Health Promotion and Risk ReductionNEW! Unit 2: The Art and Science of Community Health Nursing5. Epidemiology 6. Community Assessment 7. Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation 8. Community Health Education 9. Case ManagementUnit 3: Factors that Influence the Health of the Community10. The Health Care System 11. Economics of Health Care 12. Policy, Politics, Legislation, and Community Health Nursing 13. Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing 14. Environmental Health 15. Globalization and International HealthUnit 4: Aggregates in the Community16. Child and Adolescent Health 17. Women's Health 18. Men's Health 19. Senior Health 20. Family HealthUnit 5: Vulnerable Populations21. Populations Affected by Disabilities 22. Homeless Populations 23. Rural and Migrant Health 24. Populations Affected by Mental IllnessUnit 6: Population Health Problems25. Communicable Disease 26. Substance Abuse 27. Violence 28. Natural and Man-made DisastersUnit 7: Community Health Settings29. School Health 30. Occupational Health 31. Forensic and Correctional Nursing 32. Faith Community Nursing 33. Home Health and Hospice