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A Textbook of Community Nursing

Author: Sue Chilton,Heather Bain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1498725414

Category: Medical

Page: 388

View: 6974

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.
Medical

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

View: 8943

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.
Medical

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

View: 1059

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
Medical

Faith Community Nursing

Author: Janet Susan Hickman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781754576

Category: Medical

Page: 356

View: 9595

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.
Medical

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

View: 5245

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
Medical

Community Health Nursing

Author: Stephen Paul Holzemer,Marilyn Klainberg

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763785792

Category: Medical

Page: 379

View: 4367

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.
Biochemistry

Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses

Author: Ashok Kumar J

Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 8189866451

Category: Biochemistry

Page: 250

View: 3665

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.
Medical

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

View: 2076

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.
Medical

Textbook of Community Children's Nursing

Author: Julia Muir,Anna Sidey

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall Limited

ISBN: 9780702026225

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 4404

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

Author: Cmai

Publisher: BI Publications Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9788172252892

Category:

Page: 812

View: 2116

This book in its fourth edition has been revised and updated extensively both in content and by addition of chapters. The new chapters on setting up Health clinic, Town planning, Rehabilitation and Statistics have been added. But the basic approach to the presentation remains the same as designed by the author. Unlike many other textbooks on the subject the emphasis is on the practical aspects of Community Health Nursing. Hence this will facilitate the process of skill development along with acquisition of knowledge in the subject In terms of the comprehensiveness of the content and readability, this textbook will continue to be of immense help to students of Community Health.
Medical

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

View: 2160

Medical

Foundations of Nursing in the Community

Community-oriented Practice

Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323032094

Category: Medical

Page: 781

View: 5177

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.
Medical

The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing

Author: Ben Hannigan,Michael Coffey (RMN.)

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415280358

Category: Medical

Page: 427

View: 4904

This handbook brings together authoritative contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and practice. In thirty-three chapters it covers a wide range of topics, from the history of the profession to current approaches to specific client groups, organised around three linked themes: professional context practice issues education and research. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and suggestions for further reading, and also includes useful appendices listing key professional and voluntary organisations, journals, Internet and mailing lists. The handbook reflects the diversity and scope of the role of the CMHN and recognizes the multidisciplinary and service user context in which nurses work. It is an essential text for CMHNs and mental health nurse educators, and offers a useful source of reference for allied professionals.
Education

Community/Public Health Nursing, Promoting the Health of Populations

Nursing, Nursing

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467202525

Category: Education

Page: 107

View: 315

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.
Medical

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

View: 6699

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).
Medical

The Textbook of Children's Nursing

Author: Tina Moules,Joan Ramsay

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748733408

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 5954

Divided into three sections, this book provides coverage of the Branch Programme in Children's Nursing. It includes user-friendy content based on lecture plans and activities. It is a useful reading for those students embarking on a course of study in children's nursing.
Medical

A Textbook of General Practice 3E

Author: Patrick White,Ann Wylie

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444172719

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 5627

An essential guide to general practice and being a general practitioner, A Textbook of General Practice is written specifically with the medical student and foundation doctor in mind. Reflecting current practice, the book does not seek to reiterate the content of a general medical textbook, but instead teaches the fundamental principles of general practice. The coverage is comprehensive, with everything the undergraduate student or foundation doctor will encounter in a general practice module or rotation. The skills and knowledge presented can usefully be applied to all areas of clinical practice. With practical exercises throughout the book, readers are encouraged to learn through doing. Quotes from students and tutors offer insights into personal experience, while thinking and discussion points encourage reflection. New features in this edition include improved organization, "red flag" pointers to serious illnesses, and SBA-style self assessment questions. With content entirely updated to reflect the latest recommendations from Tomorrow's Doctors, the third edition of A Textbook of General Practice is the number one choice for undergraduates seeking a narrative introduction to this important discipline.
Medical

Foundations of Nursing

Author: Barbara Lauritsen Christensen,Elaine Oden Kockrow

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323057325

Category: Medical

Page: 1282

View: 2570

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text prepares you for safe and effective nursing practice in today's fast-paced healthcare environment. Covering maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community nursing, Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition, includes all of the essential LPN/LVN content you need. Companion CD includes animations and audio clips depicting physiologic processes, physical assessment video clips, an English/Spanish glossary with definitions and audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, and a fluid and electrolytes tutorial. The consistent, logical framework of the nursing process connects specific disorders to patient care. A mathematics review chapter provides a complete review of basic arithmetic skills and practice in drug dosage calculation to ensure safe medication administration. Safety Alert boxes help you implement The Joint Commission's safety guidelines in all settings, with considerations for special populations. Nursing Diagnosis boxes, screened and highlighted in the text, include nursing diagnoses for specific disorders paired with the appropriate nursing interventions. More than 100 skills in a step-by-step format with full-color illustrations present clearly defined nursing actions with rationales for the skills and techniques you'll use in practice. Medication tables are meticulously detailed and provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs. Nursing Care Plans, presented in a case-study format, emphasize patient goals and outcomes and end with Critical Thinking Questions to develop your clinical decision-making skills. Coordinated Care boxes emphasize parameters for prioritizing tasks, as well as assigning tasks to and supervising unlicensed assistive personnel. Patient Teaching boxes and Family Teaching boxes include post-hospital discharge guidelines and disease prevention instructions with a strong focus on three-way communication among the nurse, patient, and family members. Life Span Considerations for Older Adults boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the aging population, which is often the primary focus of the LPN/LVN nurse. Home Care Considerations boxes discuss the issues facing patients and caregivers in the home health care setting. Health Promotion boxes provide key information on staying healthy and preventing disease, with tips on wellness from Healthy People 2010. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how to address the health needs of a culturally diverse patient population when planning care. Enhanced focus on the NCLEX® Examination offers end-of-chapter Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections with key points for self-guided study and remediation and an extensive set of review questions for thorough self-assessment. Additional review questions on Evolve provide instant feedback with correct answer and rationale for even more test-taking practice. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize the latest research findings and highlight how they apply to LPN/LVN practice. Updated, vibrant full-color design highlights key information and enhances your understanding of important concepts.
Medical

Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Carol Taylor,Carol Lillis,Pamela Lynn, RN,Priscilla LeMone, RN

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451185614

Category: Medical

Page: 1816

View: 1535

Packed with clinical examples, proven pedagogy, striking illustrations and online learning tools, this best-selling text takes a holistic approach as it distills the fundamentals that nursing students need to know to respond today's healthcare challenges competently, enthusiastically and accountably.