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Nursing in the Community : Dimensions of Community Health Nursing,9780838569849
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Nursing in the Community : Dimensions of Community Health Nursing

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780838569849

ISBN10:
0838569846
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Appleton & Lange

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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 12/1/1998.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

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Summary

For courses in Community Nursing. Nursing in the Community emphasizes critical thinking and the application of community health principles in nursing practice. Using the Dimensions Model, it pulls together nursing, health promotion and health care, while applying community principles to the individual, the family and the community. It embodies a holistic approach that focuses on all aspects of community health. Includes an interactive student study disk.

Table of Contents

Preface xxi
UNIT I. The Community Health Nursing Context 1(118)
The Community Context
3(10)
The Historical Context
13(16)
The Health Care Context
29(20)
Community Health Nursing
49(20)
The Dimensions Model of Community Health Nursing
69(12)
Other Models for Community Health Nursing
81(38)
UNIT II. The Process Dimension in Community Health Nursing 119(158)
The Nursing Process
121(22)
The Epidemiologic Process
143(24)
The Health Education Process
167(20)
The Home Visit Process and Home Health Nursing
187(28)
The Case Management Process
215(16)
The Change, Leadership, and Group Processes
231(26)
The Political Process
257(20)
Elizabeth Harper Smith
UNIT III. Influences on Community Health 277(112)
Economic Influences on Community Health
279(24)
Ethical Influences on Community Health
303(14)
Cultural Influences on Community Health
317(46)
Environmental Influences on Community Health
363(26)
UNIT IV. Care of Clients 389(224)
Care of the Family Client
391(28)
Patricia Caudle
Care of the Community or Target Group
419(34)
Care of Children
453(38)
Care of Women
491(32)
Patricia Caudle
Susan Chen
Care of Men
523(28)
Care of Older Clients
551(38)
Care of Homeless Clients
589(24)
UNIT V. The Dimensions Model in Specialized Settings 613(122)
Care of Clients in the School Setting
615(26)
Care of Clients in the Work Setting
641(26)
Care of Clients in Rural Settings
667(18)
Charlene M. Hanson
Care of Clients in Correctional Settings
685(18)
Care of Clients in Disaster Settings
703(32)
UNIT VI. The Dimensions Model and Selected Community Health Problems 735(188)
Communicable Diseases
737(74)
Chronic Physical Health Problems
811(28)
Chronic Mental Health Problems: Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders
839(20)
Substance Abuse
859(28)
Violence
887(36)
Recommended Readings 923(12)
Poems 935(8)
Appendices 943(122)
Index 1065


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