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Authors Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor provide the most reliable and comprehensive instruction for applying health promotion to the clinical setting. This user-friendly, updated edition will guide you to better understand the demands of your future role with patients through all stages of the life cycle. Expanded coverage of late adulthood - especially pertinent for LPNs who practice extensively in long-term-care facilities. New chapter addresses death, dying, and grieving across the life span to heighten your awareness of this sensitive concern at each stage of life. Boxes and "Helpful Hints" features within chapters address specific clinical issues, cultural considerations, patient/family teaching, and stress and coping techniques. Book jacket.
Daphne Taylor, RN, MS, is Classroom/Clinical Instructor, Practical Nurse Program, Vocational Education and Extension Board, School of Practical Nursing, Uniondale, New York.
Table of Contents
|Healthy Lifestyles||p. 1|
|The Family||p. 29|
|Theories of Growth and Development||p. 55|
|Prenatal Period to 1 Year||p. 73|
|School Age||p. 135|
|Puberty and Adolescence||p. 153|
|Early Adulthood||p. 173|
|Middle Adulthood||p. 191|
|Late Adulthood||p. 203|
|Death and Dying||p. 231|
|Community Help Services||p. 245|
|Recommendations for Health Promotion||p. 247|
|Sample of Living Will and Health-Care Proxy||p. 251|
|Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions||p. 255|
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