Public Health and Community Nursing: Frameworks for Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2009-10-01

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This third edition of Public Health and Community Nursing: Frameworks for Practice responds to the changing landscape of working to improve health. An emphasis on preventive care, the transition of care and management of patients from the acute to the primary care sector, resource effectiveness, efficient commissioning of services, improving patient and public involvement, and protecting vulnerable groups is evident in this new edition.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
The changing landscape of public healthp. 1
Recent health and social policy developmentsp. 3
Developments in primary carep. 15
Innovation and change in public healthp. 27
Public health frameworksp. 47
Epidemiology and its application to practicep. 49
Social capital and healthp. 67
Needs assessment, public health and commissioning of servicesp. 81
Public health and health promotion - frameworks for practicep. 93
Developments in promoting workplace healthp. 109
The family as a framework for practicep. 123
The family: a sociological perspectivep. 125
The family: a psychological perspectivep. 137
Violence within the familyp. 147
Safeguarding children from physical abusep. 161
Shifting the boundaries of public health and community practicep. 175
Practice nursingp. 177
District nursingp. 189
Specialist community public health nurse: health visitingp. 201
Specialist community public health nurse: school nursingp. 215
Specialist community public health nurse: occupational health nursingp. 225
Community mental health nursingp. 237
Community learning disability nursingp. 249
Community children's nursingp. 259
Challenges for the futurep. 271
Partnership working in health and social carep. 273
Alternative ways of workingp. 285
Advancing public health in nursing practicep. 297
Indexp. 309
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