Public Health Nursing : Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-05
  • Publisher: MOSBY
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The "gold standard" text in community health nursing is now available in an updated, 7th edition! This respected text gives you a solid foundation in community and public health nursing concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities. Throughout, health promotion and disease prevention concepts are integrated into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented nursing practice. You'll find timely coverage of topics such as nursing roles following terrorist attacks and during infectious disease outbreaks; parish nursing; nurse-managed centers; and important client populations such as clients with AIDS, pregnant teens, and the homeless. Student-friendly features provide an accessible and challenging learning experience, and new content throughout keeps you up to date with this fast-changing field. Comprehensive coverage addresses the multiple roles of public health nurses, the varied clients they care for, and the different settings where they practice. Full-color design, photos, and illustrations are visually appealing and useful for effective study and real-world representations. Varied client focus addresses nursing care for individuals, families, and communities, giving you the information you need to care for each type of client group. An entire unit is devoted to vulnerable populations, so you can better serve such high-risk clients as the homeless, clients with substance abuse problems, and victims of domestic violence. Important chapter concepts and terminology (Objectives, Key Terms, Chapter Outline, and Chapter Review) are highlighted for quick reference. Numerous appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Discussion-generating features such as Did You Know?, What Do You Think?, The Cutting Edge, Nursing Tip, How-To..., Evidence-Based Practice, Practice Application questions and answers, and Levels of Prevention boxes. Separate chapters provide thorough coverage of significant community and public health initiatives: Healthy Cities program, nursing centers, and a community health promotion integrated model. Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills are encouraged with Practice Applications Clinical Decision-Making Activities. Evolve web site for students includes Community Assessment Applied (exercises focused on community assessment), case studies with questions and answers, NCLEX exam style review questions with answers and correct answer rationales, a glossary, answers to Practice Applications, WebLinks, and content updates. Evolve web site for instructors includes an Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, Image Collection, PowerPoint Slides, and tips on using Hale: Real World Community Health Nursing, 2nd Edition CD-ROM with this book. An entire chapter on the Minnesota Public Health Interventions Wheel explains the interventions in detail, providing a mechanism for applying this new and innovative model to practice. Community Assessment Applied, a FREE online resource that accompanies the text, offers tools and opportunities to practice community assessment. Chapter on surveillance describes monitoring health events through collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data, a key aspect of the protection of the public's health. Expanded content on forensic nursing in the chapter on violence, giving you detailed knowledge on this new and growing nursing specialty. Revised international health chapter focuses on worldwide health issues so you develop a global health perspective. Health education and group practices chapter encourages you to focus on community/population-level education and emphasizes family, group, and community education. Healthy People 2010 boxes contain objectives and data from the most recent versio

Table of Contents

Population-focused practice: the foundation of specialization in public health nursingp. 2
History of public health and public and community health nursingp. 22
Public health and primary health care systems and health care transformationp. 46
Perspectives in global health carep. 67
Economics of health care deliveryp. 96
Application of ethics in the communityp. 124
Cultural diversity in the communityp. 141
Public health policyp. 165
Population-based public health nursing practice: the intervention wheelp. 187
Environmental healthp. 215
Epidemiologyp. 241
Evidence-based practicep. 178
Health education and group processp. 289
Integrating multilevel approaches to promote community healthp. 316
Community as client: assessment and analysisp. 340
Population-centered nursing in rural and urban environmentsp. 373
Health promotion through healthy communities and citiesp. 393
The nursing center: a model for nursing practice in the communityp. 409
Case managementp. 429
Bioterrorism and disaster managementp. 453
Public health surveillance and outbreak investigationp. 479
Program managementp. 495
Quality managementp. 523
Family development and family nursing assessmentp. 548
Family health risksp. 578
Child and adolescent healthp. 602
Women's and men's healthp. 633
Health of older adultsp. 664
Compromised populationsp. 683
Vulnerability and vulnerable populations: an overviewp. 711
Poverty and homelessnessp. 734
Migrant health issuesp. 752
Teen pregnancyp. 767
Mental health issuesp. 784
Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problemsp. 806
Violence and human abusep. 830
Infectious disease prevention and controlp. 859
Communicable and infectious disease risksp. 891
The advanced practice nurse in the communityp. 916
The nurse leader in the communityp. 932
The nurse in home health and hospicep. 957
The nurse in the schoolsp. 981
The nurse in occupational healthp. 1008
The nurse in parish nursingp. 1032
Public health nursing at local, state, and national levelsp. 1055
Resource tools available on EVOLVEp. 1072
Program planning and designp. 1074
Herbs and supplements used for children and adolescentsp. 1077
Health risk appraisalp. 1080
Friedman family assessment model (short form)p. 1096
Individual assessment toolsp. 1098
Essential elements of public health nursingp. 1106
Answers to practice applicationsp. 1114
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