9780130941497

Community Health Nursing : Caring for Populations

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130941497

  • ISBN 10:

    0130941492

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Community Health Nursing Caring for Populations Fourth Edition Now more than ever - locally, nationally, globally - society is in need of community health services. The Fourth Edition of Community Health Nursing continues to emphasize the application of community health nursing as it relates to specific populations, settings, and community health problems. Using an easy-to-follow organizing framework, the text assists readers in applying nursing process and nursing interventions to the care of the individual, families, and population groups. Theoretically and scientifically sound, as well as practical and applicable, this resource is a thorough introduction to the specialty. Features: bull; bull;New ~ Cultural Considerations highlight cultural factors that influence health, health care delivery, and community health nursing practice. bull;New ~ Ethical Awareness feature introduces readers to ethical dilemmas faced by community health nurses and assists them in applying principles of ethical decision making. bull;New Chapter ~ Care of Clients in Official and Voluntary Agencies includes detailed discussion of parish nursing and its roles and functions as well as local health agencies and standards, functions and services of community/public health nursing. bull;Assessment Tips detail key considerations in nursing assessment in specific populations, settings, and health problems. bull;Comprehensive technology package that includes a Companion Website, corresponding student CD-ROM, and online course management systems in WebCT, Black Board and Course Compass platforms.

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