Community Health Nursing : Caring for Populations
For BSN courses in Community Health Nursing.This text emphasizes critical thinking and the application of community health principles in nursing practice. Using an epidemiological perspective, it pulls together nursing, health risks and health care, while applying principles of public health and nursing to the care of the individuals, the family, and populations. It embodies a holistic approach that focuses on all aspects of community health.
- Hardback | 950 pages
- 226.06 x 281.94 x 40.64mm | 2,086.51g
- 17 Jun 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 4th edition
Table of contents
I. THE CONTEXT FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING. 1. The Population Context. 2. The Historical Context. 3. The Health System Context. 4. The Political Context. 5. The Economic Context. 6. The Cultural Context. 7. The Environmental Context. II. COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING AND ITS THEORETICAL FOUNDATION. 8. Community Health Nursing. 9. Theoretical Foundations for Community Health Nursing. III. PROCESSES USED IN COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING. 10. Epidemiology and Health Promotion. 11. Health Education. 12. Case Management. 13. Change, Leadership, and Group Processes. IV. CARE OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 14. Care of Families. 15. Care of Communities. 16. Children as Aggregate. 17. Women as Aggregate. 18. Men as Aggregate. 19. Older Clients as Aggregate. 20. Homeless Clients as Aggregate. V. CARE OF POPULATIONS IN SPECIALIZED SETTINGS. 21. Care of Clients in the Home Setting. 22. Care of Clients in Official and Voluntary Health Agencies. 23. Care of Clients in the School Setting. 24. Care of Clients in Work Setting. 25. Care of Clients in Urban and Rural Settings. 26. Care of Clients in Correctional Settings. 27. Care of Clients in Disaster Settings. VI. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS OF POPULATIONS. 28. Communicable Diseases. 29. Chronic Physical Health Problems. 30. Community Mental Health Problems. 31. Substance Abuse. 32. Societal Violence. Appendices. Index.