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Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! The Nurse in Forensics chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.
Table of Contents
|Perspectives in Health Care and Population-Centered Nursing|
|Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing|
|History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing|
|Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Healthcare Transformation|
|Perspectives in Global Health Care|
|Influences on Health Care Delivery and Population-Centered Nursing|
|Economics of Health Care Delivery|
|Application of Ethics in the Community|
|Cultural Diversity in the Community|
|Public Health Policy|
|Conceptual and Scientific Frameworks Applied to Population-Centered Nursing Practice|
|Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel|
|Genomics in Public Health Nursing NEW!|
|Infectious Disease Prevention and Control|
|Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks|
|Using Health Education and Groups to Promote Health|
|Promoting Healthy Communities Using Multilevel Participatory Strategies|
|Issues and Approaches in Population-Centered Nursing|
|Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis|
|Population-Centered Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments|
|Promoting Health Through Healthy Communities and Cities|
|The Nursing Center: A Model for Nursing Practice in the Community|
|Public Health Nursing and the Disaster Management Cycle|
|Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation|
|Health Promotion with Target Populations Across the Life Span|
|Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment|
|Family Health Risks|
|Child and Adolescent Health|
|Major Health Issues and Chronic Disease Management of Adults Across the Life Span|
|Special Needs Populations|
|Vulnerability: Issues for the Twenty-First Century|
|Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview|
|Poverty and Homelessness|
|Migrant Health Issues|
|Mental Health Issues|
|Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Problems|
|Violence and Human Abuse|
|Nurse Roles and Functions in the Community|
|The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community|
|The Nurse Leader in the Community|
|The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice|
|The Nurse in the Schools|
|The Nurse in Occupational Health|
|The Nurse in Forensics NEW!|
|The Nurse in the Faith Community|
|Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels|
|Answers to Practice Application|
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