9780323031288

Health Promotion : Throughout the Life Span

  • ISBN 13:

    9780323031288

  • ISBN 10:

    0323031285

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/07/2005
  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This comprehensive text provides the most current and accurate health promotion and disease prevention information available. The book addresses health promotion for all ages and all population groups individuals, families, and communities. It includes extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the life span, with an emphasis on normal development as well as the specific problems and health promotion issues common to each stage. A complete unit is devoted to health promotion interventions. It also offers a unique assessment framework based on Gordons Functional Health Patterns to provide consistency in presentation and an approach in line with the promotion of health. Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout all stages of the life span. A unit on specific interventions for health promotion. Addresses health promotion for all population groups individual, family, and the community. Incorporates Case Studies that depict actual clinical situations to give students a real-life perspective. Innovative Practice examples highlight unique and creative health promotion programs. Summarizes specific clinical interventions in Health Teaching boxes to provide students with how-to nursing actions. Think About It clinical scenarios provide critical thinking questions to help readers grasp important concepts. Multicultural Awareness boxes present cultural perspectives important to care planning. Introduces significant issues, trends, and controversies in health promotion through Hot Topics boxes to engage students in critical discussion and debate about these topics. Research Highlights emphasize current research efforts and research opportunities in health promotion. A new Study Questions section (with answers and rationales) helps you review and assess your understanding of chapter content. Care Plans are presented in a consistent format: Nursing Diagnosis, Defining Characteristics, Related Factors, Expected Outcomes, and Interventions. Healthy People 2010 boxes highlight current national health promotion priorities. A new full-color design helps to highlight important features and content. A new companion Evolve website offers case studies with questions and answers, WebLinks, content updates, and a Glossary with search capability to enhance your learning experience.

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