Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 10th Edition
Master health promotion for all ages and population groups! Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 10th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of leading health promotion concepts from assessment to interventions to application. Its lifespan approach addresses patients’ unique needs with case studies and care plans presented within an assessment framework based on Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns. Addressing each age and stage of development, this market-leading text covers the latest research and trends in health promotion and disease prevention for diverse population groups.
- Coverage of growth and development addresses health promotion concepts for each age and each stage of development through the lifespan.
- Case studies present realistic situations with questions that challenge you to apply key concepts to further develop clinical judgment.
- Think About It clinical scenarios at the beginning of each chapter include questions to encourage clinical judgment.
- Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current health-promotion studies showing the links between research, theory, and practice.
- Hot Topics boxes introduce significant issues, trends, and controversies in health promotion.
- Separate chapters on population groups — the individual, family, and community — highlight the unique aspects of assessment and health promotion for each group.
- Quality and Safety Scenario boxes focus on QSEN-related competencies with examples of health promotion.
- Innovative Practice boxes outline unique and creative health promotion programs and projects currently being implemented.
- Health and Social Determinants/Health Equity boxes address cultural perspectives relating to planning care.
- NEW! Greater emphasis on health equity highlights the need to make health promotion accessible to all.
- NEW! Increased focus on diversity and inclusion better reflects the communities being served.
- NEW! Veteran’s health content is incorporated throughout, as appropriate.
- NEW! Discussions of Healthy People 2030 initiatives and objectives address national health issues and priorities.
- NEW! Updated diagnosis terminology includes ICNP diagnoses or patient problems.
- NEW! Affordable Care Act references are more general to reflect changing politics.
Unit 1: Foundations for Health Promotion
Chapter 1: Health Defined: Health Promotion, Protection, and Prevention
Chapter 2: Emerging Populations and Health
Chapter 3: Health Policy and the Delivery System
Chapter 4: The Therapeutic Relationship
Chapter 5: Ethical Issues Related to Health Promotion
Unit 2: Assessment for Health Promotion
Chapter 6: Health Promotion and the Individual
Chapter 7: Health Promotion and the Family
Chapter 8: Health Promotion and the Community
Unit 3: Interventions for Health Promotion
Chapter 9: Screening
Chapter 10: Health Education
Chapter 11: Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion
Chapter 12: Exercise
Chapter 13: Stress Management
Chapter 14: Complementary and Alternative Strategies
Unit 4: Application of Health Promotion
Chapter 15: Overview of Growth and Development Framework
Chapter 16: The Childbearing Period
Chapter 17: Infant
Chapter 18: Toddler
Chapter 19: Preschool Child
Chapter 20: School-Age Child
Chapter 21: Adolescent
Chapter 22: Young Adult
Chapter 23: Middle-Age Adult
Chapter 24: Older Adult
Unit 5: Emerging Global Health Issues
Chapter 25: Health Promotion for the 21st Century: Throughout the Life Span and Throughout the World
Carole Lium Edelman, MSN, GCNS-BC, CMC, Director of Geriatric Care Management, Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT; Associate Faculty Member, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT; Fellow, Brookdale Center on Aging; Hunter College, New York, NY and Elizabeth Connelly Kudzma, DNSc, MPH, WHNP-BC, CNL, Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts