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The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this AJN award-winning text examines the contemporary public health nurse's role as a hands-on caregiver, community detective, and epidemiologist. Emphasizing primary care, community assessment, and program planning, the book provides practical tools for working with communities to improve health and includes exemplars from communities throughout the world. This edition integrates Healthy People 2010 objectives throughout the exemplars. Three new chapters discuss differences between population-focused and individual-focused care; informatics in community/home health nursing; and communities in danger from bioterrorism, infectious disease, or disasters. This edition also includes more examples of rural community assessment.
Table of Contents
|Community health nursing : essentials of practice||p. 3|
|Epidemiology, demography, and community health||p. 19|
|Environment and the health of communities||p. 47|
|Ethical quandaries in community health nursing||p. 75|
|Community empowerment and healing||p. 91|
|Cultural competence : common ground for partnerships in health care||p. 111|
|Partnering with communities for healthy public policy||p. 133|
|Informatics and community health nursing||p. 147|
|Preventing and managing community emergencies : disasters and infectious diseases||p. 161|
|A model to guide practice||p. 201|
|Community assessment||p. 217|
|Community analysis and nursing diagnosis||p. 265|
|Planning a community health program||p. 295|
|Implementing a community health program||p. 317|
|Evaluating a community health program||p. 333|
|Promoting healthy partnerships with refugees and immigrants||p. 357|
|Promoting healthy partnerships with schools||p. 369|
|Promoting healthy partnerships with faith-based organizations||p. 391|
|Promoting healthy partnerships with marginalized groups||p. 407|
|Promoting healthy partnerships in the workplace||p. 423|
|Promoting healthy partnerships with community elders||p. 449|
|A guide to nursing assessment of the workplace||p. 465|
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