Journey Across the Life Span: Human Development and Health Promotion

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-30
  • Publisher: F A Davis Co
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As health care delivery changes, there is a growing emphasis on health promotion, maintenance, and restoration for individuals in a variety of settings. Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor book addressees those needs as it guides students through the life cycle from conception to old age. Through user-friendly chapters and new, four-color presentation, they provide LPN/LVN students with a complete review of growth and development across the lifespan.

Table of Contents

Healthy Lifestylesp. 1
Culturep. 15
The Familyp. 29
Communicationp. 43
Theories of Growth and Developmentp. 53
Prenatal Period to 1 Yearp. 71
Toddlerhoodp. 97
Preschoolp. 115
School Agep. 131
Puberty and Adolescencep. 149
Early Adulthoodp. 167
Middle Adulthoodp. 183
Late Adulthoodp. 195
Death and Dyingp. 221
Community Help Servicesp. 233
Recommendations for Health Promotionp. 235
Sample of Living Will and Health Care Proxyp. 241
Answers to Multiple-Choice Questionsp. 243
Glossaryp. 245
Indexp. 251
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