Community Health and Wellness: Primary Health Care in Practice

Community Health and Wellness: Primary Health Care in Practice


By (author) Anne McMurray, By (author) Jill Clendon

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 193mm x 259mm x 23mm | 1,111g
  • Publication date: 14 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Marickville
  • ISBN 10: 0729539547
  • ISBN 13: 9780729539548
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour line drawings, figures
  • Sales rank: 104,644

Product description

A new edition of the esteemed nursing text exploring social, cultural and political issues affecting individual and community health What makes a healthy community? And how can nurses and midwives support community health and wellbeing? In "Community Health and Wellness, 4th Edition: Primary health care in practice," authors Anne McMurray and Jill Clendon advance the discussion of health as a product of the interaction between people and their environment. Engagingly written and based on extensive research, this valuable nursing textbook is ideal for nursing students as well as those working in the field. Issues such a gender and cultural inclusiveness provide essential backdrops to evidence-based policy, research and the provision of equitable health care for all. The Miller Family case study This new edition of "Community Health and Wellness" features a common family case study running throughout the text. The Miller family crosses Australia and New Zealand; providing examples of primary health care issues in both countries. These include child health services, accessing care, adolescent health, contemporary family issues, ageing, cultural support and inclusive health care.

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Table of contents

SECTION 1: COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS 1. Health and its socio-ecological determinants 2. Primary health care: Enabling health and wellness 3. Community health promotion in practice 4. Community health in a globalised era SECTION 2: SUSTAINABLE HEALTH FOR THE FAMILY AND INDIVIDUAL 5. Healthy families 6. Healthy children 7. Healthy adolescents 8. Healthy adults 9. Healthy ageing SECTION 3: INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES AND SOCIETIES 10. Health and gender: Healthy women, healthy men 11. Healthy indigenous people 12. Building the base: Research to practice 13. Inclusive policies, equitable healthcare