ISBN: 9780323080026
Page Count: 1128
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $92.95

Public Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN and Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323080026
Page Count: 1128
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $92.95
$92.95
$74.36
Or $0.00 with a valid access code

Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more.

    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing.
    • Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health.
    • Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community.
    • Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention.
    • What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content.
    • The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice.
    • Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions.
    • Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations.
    • Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.
    • Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content.
    • NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade.
    • NEW! The Nurse in Forensics chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters.
    • NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.
  • Part 1: Perspectives in Health Care and Population-Centered Nursing

    1. Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing

    2. History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing

    3. Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Healthcare Transformation

    4. Perspectives in Global Health Care

    Part 2: Influences on Health Care Delivery and Population-Centered Nursing

    5. Economics of Health Care Delivery

    6. Application of Ethics in the Community

    7. Cultural Diversity in the Community

    8. Public Health Policy

    Part 3: Conceptual and Scientific Frameworks Applied to Population-Centered Nursing Practice

    9. Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel

    10. Environmental Health

    11. Genomics in Public Health Nursing NEW!

    12. Epidemiology

    13. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

    14. Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks

    15. Evidence-Based Practice

    16. Using Health Education and Groups to Promote Health

    17. Promoting Healthy Communities Using Multilevel Participatory Strategies

    Part 4: Issues and Approaches in Population-Centered Nursing

    18. Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis

    19. Population-Centered Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments

    20. Promoting Health Through Healthy Communities and Cities

    21. The Nursing Center: A Model for Nursing Practice in the Community

    22. Case Management

    23. Public Health Nursing and the Disaster Management Cycle

    24. Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

    25. Program Management

    26. Quality Management

    Part 5: Health Promotion with Target Populations Across the Life Span

    27. Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment

    28. Family Health Risks

    29. Child and Adolescent Health

    30. Major Health Issues and Chronic Disease Management of Adults Across the Life Span

    31. Special Needs Populations

    Part 6: Vulnerability: Issues for the Twenty-First Century

    32. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview

    33. Poverty and Homelessness

    34. Migrant Health Issues

    35. Teen Pregnancy

    36. Mental Health Issues

    37. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Problems

    38. Violence and Human Abuse

    Part 7: Nurse Roles and Functions in the Community

    39. The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community

    40. The Nurse Leader in the Community

    41. The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice

    42. The Nurse in the Schools

    43. The Nurse in Occupational Health

    44. The Nurse in Forensics NEW!

    45. The Nurse in the Faith Community

    46. Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels

    Appendixes

    Answers to Practice Application

  • Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN, The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY and Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN, Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Professor, University of Virginia; Formerly Dean and Sadie Health Cabaniss Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
$92.95
$74.36
Or $0.00 with a valid access code