A Textbook of Community Nursing

Author: Sue Chilton,Heather Bain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1498725414

Category: Medical

Page: 388

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A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional topics, including professional approaches to care, public health, eHealth, therapeutic relationships and the role of community nursing in mental health. The new edition has been updated throughout, including new guidelines and policies. It also provides a stronger focus on evidence-based practice. ? This user-friendly and accessible textbook includes: Current theory, policy, and guidelines for practice. All chapters are underpinned by a strong evidence base; Learning objectives for each chapter, plus exercises and activities to test current understanding, promote reflective practice, and encourage further reading; Case studies and examples from practice which draw on all branches of community nursing to illustrate practical application of theory. This is an essential text for all pre-registration nursing students, students on specialist community nursing courses, and qualified nurses entering community practice for the first time.

Manual of Community Nursing and Communicable Diseases

A Textbook for South African Students

Author: Marie E. Vlok

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702133107

Category: Medical

Page: 838

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This edition, written as South Africa moves from expensive curative health care to a more people-focused primary health-care system, highlights transitional structures and bridges the gap between past and present. Part One focuses on the Government of National Unity and population development programmes, emphasising the role of community nurses in the primary health-care system. Subsequent sections cover factors playing an important role in community nursing, including housing, urbanisation and malnutrition. In accordance with the National Health-care Plan for South Africa, prominence is given to issues such as health education and maternal and child health care. The section on communicable diseases has been updated and takes into account changes in legislation and the latest statistical information. Primary health-care problems at community level are covered in depth. Students and practitioners will benefit from the wealth of information in this new edition.

A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing E-Book

Author: Dr Jim Richardson,Edward Alan Glasper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044407

Category: Medical

Page: 776

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nurse for life – electronic access only Get to all of the high-quality content from Elsevier faster than ever! Your favourite textbooks are now available as e-books through nurse for life, allowing you to: Electronically search the book Create and share notes and highlights Save time with automatic referencing Load it up and change the way you learn! What do I get? You will be emailed a PIN code that will give you perpetual access to the electronic version of the book through nurse for life. Book description This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Covering the full age and specialty spectrum this text brings together for the first time, individual chapters from among the most respected children's nurses. This textbook is rooted in child-centred health care within a family context and draws upon best contemporary practice throughout the UK and further afield. This innovative text harnesses new design parameters in enquiry-based/problem-based learning, providing up-to-date information on a wide range of topics. In an exciting addition each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text. Each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text. Aims, objectives, learning outcomes, a summary box in each chapter and key points assist learning and understanding Professional conversation boxes enliven the text on the page and make it more interesting to dip into Suggestions for seminar discussion topics to help teachers Case studies help to relate theory to practice Prompts to promote reflective practice Activity boxes/suggested visits Evidence based practice boxes which highlight key research studies, annotated bibliographies including details of web-sites and full contemporary references to the evidence base Resource lists including recommended web-site addresses

Faith Community Nursing

Author: Janet Susan Hickman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781754576

Category: Medical

Page: 356

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This unique text combines traditional parish nursing content with community health nursing methodology, coverage of community and faith community assessment, and health education and health promotion/disease prevention programming.

Public Health Nursing

A Textbook for Health Visitors, School Nurses and Occupational Health Nurses

Author: Greta Thornbory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118699467

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Public Health Nursing is an essential resource for allhealth visiting students, school nursing students, and occupationalhealth nursing students, that reflects the current key changes incommunity public health nursing. It is a key textbook forspecialist practitioner programmes, and those new to the publichealth arena. Written by relevant experts in the field, this practicaltextbook uniquely explores the three main specialties of PublicHealth Nursing: Health Visiting, School Nursing and OccupationalHealth Nursing. A particular strength of the book is the wayit shows the diversity of each discipline and how they each addressPublic Health in vastly different ways according to the needs oftheir relevant population. This will be essential reading for all students on theSpecialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) programmesoffered across the UK. Key features: Focuses on the specialist community public health nursing partof the NMC register Multidisciplinary, with contributors from all threespecialisms Concerned with improving the health of the population, ratherthan treating the diseases of individual patients Focuses on practice and competencies

Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses

Author: Ashok Kumar J

Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 8189866451

Category: Biochemistry

Page: 250

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A sound knowledge of biochemistry is essential to understand the pathophysiology of disease, its diagnosis, treatment, and follow up. Since the nursing community works closely in association with clinicians in-patient care, it is important for them to be aware of the biochemical aspects of human diseases. Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses has been designed to cater the academic needs of the nursing students. An earnest effort has been made to present the subject in simple words. In this textbook, wherever necessary, clinical application of biochemical knowledge is mentioned. The information present in this textbook will be helpful to the nurses throughout their career.

Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Author: Department of Nursing Education and Research City of Hope National Medical Center Betty R. Ferrell Research Scientist,Supportive Care Program Nessa Coyle Director, Pain & Palliative Service Department of Neurology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199748160

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

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Originally published in 2001, the Textbook of Palliative Nursing has become the standard text for the field of hospice and palliative care nursing. In this new edition, the authors and editors have updated each chapter to ensure that the content is evidence-based and current references are included. They also have retained the important focus on case studies throughout the text and practical, clinically-relevant tables, figures, and other resources. Like the previous edition, this text has an introductory section of the general principles of palliative care followed by a comprehensive section on symptom assessment and management encompassing twenty-one different symptoms. Other key sections include psychosocial support and spiritual care, providing holistic perspective on care of patients facing advanced disease. The text also includes an innovative section on special populations addressing those most in need of palliative care. The textbook is a useful resource for all nurses with the excellent section on end-of-life care across settings. In this new edition, the pediatric palliative care section has been greatly expanded and includes seven separate chapters on pediatric care. It includes a section on "special issues" addressing topics such as ethical considerations, nursing research, and public policy perspectives and concludes with a section presenting models of excellence including six international models. This edition also offers a narrative on dying based on a spouse's perspective. The text includes an appendix with an extensive list of resources for nurses in the field.

Community Health Nursing

Author: Stephen Paul Holzemer,Marilyn Klainberg

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763785792

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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Written in an accessible, user-friendly, and practical style, this text provides a focused and highly engaging introduction to community health nursing. It focuses on health care for people in their homes and where they live with an overriding emphasis on care of the client in the community, and the business and politics of community health nursing. This book is accompanied by a robust Companion Website full of online activities to enhance the student learning experiences.

Textbook of Community Children's Nursing

Author: Julia Muir,Anna Sidey

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall Limited

ISBN: 9780702026225

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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The area of community children's nursing is growing and developing rapidly. This book, compiled by experts in the field, covers a full range of historical perspectives, theory and clinical practice, using research findings and case studies.

Community health nursing models

a selected bibliography

Author: Franklin Research Center,United States. Health Resources Administration. Division of Nursing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 103

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Nursing in the Community: an essential guide to practice

Author: Sue Chilton,Karen Melling,Dee Drew,Ann Clarridge

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340810432

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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Nursing in the Community: an essential guide to practice is an introductory textbook for professionals and students who have chosen a career in community health care nursing. The book gives comprehensive coverage of the full range of professional issues, such as personal safety and the environment, in addition to public health, health promotion and family health nursing. This user-friendly text provides clear guidelines on how to transfer skills from the hospital/ acute setting to the community. In addition, it fully reflects current government health, social policy, the implications for the roles and responsibilities of the community health care nurse, and aims to support a trainee/new practitioner to function safely and effectively in the full range of community settings.

Community Health Nursing

An Alliance for Health

Author: Marilyn B. Klainberg

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071054782

Category: Medical

Page: 461

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The first title in a series, this text presents community health nursing as part of a health alliance, working collaboratively with members of the community and other health-care professionals to meet the health needs of patients.

Foundations of Nursing in the Community

Community-oriented Practice

Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323032094

Category: Medical

Page: 781

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Designed to provide concise, focused information on nursing in the community, this easy-to-read textbook covers everything a nurse practicing in this specialty needs to know - from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. It features a practical, "community-oriented" approach, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Now in full color throughout, this edition provides new chapters on vulnerable populations and evidence-based practice, as well as expanded coverage of key topics such as bioterrorism and homeland security. The various roles and settings for community health nursing are discussed, for a comprehensive perspective on this field. Clinical Applications present real-life community client situations with questions and answers. Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on recent research findings and applications to community nursing practice. What Would You Do? activities sharpen problem-solving skills and challenge students to apply chapter material outside the classroom. Briefly Noted sections present topics for discussion, special clinical considerations, and facts of interest related to chapter content. How To boxes present specific, application-oriented information. Health promotion is emphasized throughout with discussions of how national public health efforts impact community health practice, and Healthy People 2010 objectives for various areas are highlighted in special boxes. Full-color design highlights important content and features, making information easier to understand. A new chapter on evidence-based practice emphasizes the need to develop best practices in clinical care based on current research. Two new chapters expand the book's coverage of vulnerable populations to offer coverage of clients in rural settings and migrant workers, as well as teen pregnancy, poverty and homelessness, and clients with mental illness. Increased coverage of bioterrorism and homeland security in the Disaster Management chapter addresses the need for more education about this growing societal concern. Level of Prevention boxes emphasize the importance of a preventive approach in community-oriented nursing. Case studies incorporated into the chapters present examples of "real life" situations. An Additional Resources list at the end of every chapter includes cross-references to the book's appendices, the Evolve site, and the Hale: Real World Community Health Nursing CD-ROM, 2nd edition. This CD-ROM is available separately for purchase as a supplement to the textbook. Perforated cards are located in the front of the book that provide easy access to important information for the community setting.

Textbook of Basic Nursing

Author: Caroline Bunker Rosdahl,Mary T. Kowalski

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781734295

Category: Medical

Page: 1869

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Now in full color, this comprehensive Eighth Edition nursing text continues to meet the needs of practical/vocational nursing curriculum as one coherent source. Broad coverage includes anatomy and physiology; nursing process, growth and development; nursing skills; and, pharmacology. A solid foundation is also provided for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Step-by-step procedures are formatted in two-column presentation with rationale and numerous illustrations to show clearly all aspects of nursing procedures. Appendixes provide English-Spanish healthcare phrases, key abbreviations and acronyms, and more. Other new features include a section on study skills and home health care mentioned throughout the text. Now with three multimedia CD-ROMs : an audio pronunciation CD-ROM a clinical simulation of wound care of the diabetic patient a bonus CD-ROM containing a simulated NCLEX-PN exam; a clinical simulation on whistleblowing; a full video on treatment of pressure ulcers; and six animationscell cycle, congestive heart failure, hypertension, immune response, nerve synapse, and stroke

Community/Public Health Nursing, Promoting the Health of Populations

Nursing, Nursing

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467202525

Category: Education

Page: 107

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Community/Public Health Nursing, Promoting the Health of Populations. In this book, you will learn topics such as Thinking Upstream: Nursing Theories and Population-Focused Nursing Practice,, Health Promotion and Risk Reduction,, Epidemiology,, and Community Assessment, plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Community/Public Health Nursing

Promoting the Health of Populations

Author: Mary A. Nies,Melanie McEwen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293875

Category: Medical

Page: 712

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Covering the nurse’s role in promoting community health, Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides a unique ‘upstream’ preventive focus and a strong social justice approach in a concise, easy-to-read text. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy – especially in caring for diverse and vulnerable population groups. Written by community health nursing experts Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen, this book offers clinical examples and photo novellas showing how concepts apply to the real world, and describes the issues and responsibilities of today’s community and public health nursing. UNIQUE! ‘Upstream’ preventive focus addresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community, addressing potential health problems before they occur. UNIQUE! Emphasis on community aspects in all steps of the nursing process highlights the community perspective in all health situations. UNIQUE! A ‘social justice’ approach promotes health for all people, including vulnerable populations. UNIQUE! Photo novellas use photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles. Research Highlights boxes show the application of research studies to the practice of community nursing. Clinical examples offer snippets of real-life client situations. Case Study: Application of the Nursing Process feature presents practical and manageable examples for the theory, concepts, and application of the nursing process. Ethical Insights boxes highlight ethical issues and concerns that the community/public health nurse may encounter. Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlines at the beginning of every chapter introduce important concepts and terminology. NEW and UNIQUE! Veterans' Health boxes present situations and considerations related to the care of veterans. UPDATED Economics of Health Care chapter addresses the latest changes related to health care reform. UPDATED Healthy People 2020 boxes include the most current national health care objectives. UPDATED Communicable Disease chapter covers current public health surveillance and outbreaks of emerging health threats, including emerging infections (e.g., H1N1, SARS, West Nile virus).