• Medical

Community Health and Wellness

Primary Health Care in Practice
Author: Anne McMurray,Jill Clendon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 072958223X
Category: Medical
Page: 588
View: 9855
Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community. It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care. Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve. Two new chapters: Chapter 3 Assessing the Community Chapter 6 Working in groups The SDH Assessment Circle - a new model for community assessment Stronger emphasis on working with migrant and refugee families A new continuous case study - The Mason and Smith families

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Community Health and Wellness

Primary Health Care in Practice
Author: Anne McMurray,Jill Clendon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579549
Category: Medical
Page: 432
View: 2821
A new edition of the esteemed nursing text exploring social, cultural and political issues affecting individual and community health What makes a healthy community? And how can nurses and midwives support community health and wellbeing? In Community Health and Wellness, 4th Edition: Primary health care in practice, authors Anne McMurray and Jill Clendon advance the discussion of health as a product of the interaction between people and their environment. Engagingly written and based on extensive research, this valuable nursing textbook is ideal for nursing students as well as those working in the field. Issues such a gender and cultural inclusiveness provide essential backdrops to evidence-based policy, research and the provision of equitable health care for all. The Miller Family case study This new edition of Community Health and Wellness features a common family case study running throughout the text. The Miller family crosses Australia and New Zealand; providing examples of primary health care issues in both countries. These include child health services, accessing care, adolescent health, contemporary family issues, ageing, cultural support and inclusive health care. • global insights with a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand • promotion of community health care across the lifespan • a unique socio-ecological approach to community health • the Ottawa Charter, the Jakarta Declaration and the Bangkok Charter are included as contemporary health promotion guidelines for practice • extensive references providing current, specific source information • an emphasis on health literacy, intervention and health promotion • an evolving case study in each chapter, with links to reflective activities • a focus on learning outcomes to facilitate the integration of policy, research and practice • exploration of Australian and New Zealand nursing and midwifery roles in primary health care practice • strong pedagogy to increase engagement and emphasise key community health issues • reflective exercises and action points encouraging readers to consider key issues, their implications and next steps • research studies exemplifying each chapter’s central theme and promoting evidence-based practice

    • Medical

Community Health and Wellness

Primary Health Care in Practice
Author: Anne McMurray,Jill Clendon
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 0729539547
Category: Medical
Page: 451
View: 8333
Perfect for: . Bachelor of Nursing Students . Postgraduate Child and Adolescent Health Students . Postgraduate community-based Nursing . Bachelor of Midwifery Students . Bachelor of Public Health Students Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community. It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care. . Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand . Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter . Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups . Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice . Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve. . Two new chapters: Chapter 3 Assessing the Community Chapter 6 Working in groups . The SDH Assessment Circle - a new model for community assessment . Stronger emphasis on working with migrant and refugee families . A new continuous case study - the Mason and Smith families; both fly-in fly-out (FIFO) families.

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Community/Public Health Nursing Practice

Health for Families and Populations
Author: Frances A. Maurer,Claudia M. Smith
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455707627
Category: Medical
Page: 870
View: 8305
A practical approach helps you learn and apply core concepts of community and public health nursing. This text emphasizes both community and family as client, so you'll gain a solid understanding of these important specialties. Numerous real-life examples demonstrate your roles and responsibilities as a community health nurse.

    • Education

Community Health Education: Settings, Roles, and Skills


Author: Mark J. Minelli,Donald J. Breckon
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763754102
Category: Education
Page: 370
View: 896
Now in its Fifth Edition, Community Health Education: Settings, Roles, and Skills has been a mainstay in public health education and has been used to train thousands in the field. This thorough revision features all new information on the latest concepts and strategies in health education. Each chapter will include a new section “Field Site Experiences”. These examples will provide real life experiences matching the chapter content material helping students connect theory with practice. Tips from “Practicing Health Educators” will also provide working examples from people with years of field experience. New public health challenges such as emergency response, Avian Flu, SARS, and designer drugs of abuse, have been woven into appropriate chapter materials. An all new chapter on creativity has also been added.

    • Community Health Nursing

Public Health Nursing

Population-centered Health Care in the Community
Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323321534
Category: Community Health Nursing
Page: 1101
View: 6089
Prepare for a successful career as a community/public health nurse! Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 9th Edition provides up-to-date information on issues that impact public health nursing, such as infectious diseases, natural and man-made disasters, and health care policies affecting individuals, families, and communities. Real-life scenarios show examples of health promotion and public health interventions. New to this edition is an emphasis on QSEN skills and an explanation of the influence of the Affordable Care Act on public health. Written by well-known nursing educators Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster, this comprehensive, bestselling text is ideal for students in both BSN and Advanced Practice Nursing programs. Evidence-Based Practice and Cutting Edge boxes illustrate the use and application of the latest research findings in public/community health nursing. Healthy People 2020 boxes highlight goals and objectives for promoting the nation's health and wellness over the next decade. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. Practice Application scenarios help you apply chapter content to the practice setting by analyzing case situations and answering critical thinking questions. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide examples of the nurse's role in caring for individuals, families, and populations in community health settings. Unique! Separate chapters on healthy cities, the Minnesota Intervention Wheel, and nursing centers describe different approaches to community health initiatives. Community/Public Health Nursing Online consists of 14 modules that bring community health situations to life, each including a reading assignment, case scenarios with learning activities, an assessment quiz, and critical thinking questions. Sold separately. NEW! Coverage of health care reform discusses the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing. NEW! Focus on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses boxes give examples of how quality and safety goals, knowledge, competencies and skills, and attitudes can be applied to nursing practice in the community.

    • Medical

Adolescent Health Care

A Practical Guide
Author: Lawrence S. Neinstein
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781792561
Category: Medical
Page: 1152
View: 3799
This practical, easy-to-use guide is a staple in health care facilities that treat adolescents, is widely used for board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library. The substance abuse section has been completely reorganized, and new chapters cover psychosomatic illness as well as complementary medicine.

    • Nursing

Contemporary Nursing

Issues, Trends, & Management
Author: Barbara Cherry,Susan R. Jacob
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323390226
Category: Nursing
Page: 536
View: 9529
Resource added for the Nursing-Associate Degree 105431, Practical Nursing 315431, and Nursing Assistant 305431 programs.

    • Political Science

Culture, Health and Illness

An Introduction for Health Professionals
Author: Cecil Helman
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483193470
Category: Political Science
Page: 254
View: 9131
Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals covers basic ideas and research in medical anthropology. The book starts by discussing the scope of medical anthropology and the cultural definitions of anatomy and physiology, including the body structure and its functions. The text describes the clinical significance of food in diet and nutrition, social and cultural aspects of medical pluralism and health care. Doctor-patient interactions; social, psychological and cultural factors associated with pain; and non-pharmacological influences of medication, in relation to placebos, psychotropic and narcotic drugs, alcohol, and tobacco are also considered. The book then covers the type of rituals that relate to health and illness and the management of misfortune. The text also encompasses transcultural psychiatry, the cultural aspects of stress, and cultural factors in epidemiology. The selection is useful to health professions (doctors, nurses, midwives, health visitors, medical social workers, and nutritionists); those involved in health education or foreign medical aid; undergraduate students taking up these disciplines; and those studying anthropology or sociology.

    • Medical

Rural Nursing, Third Edition

Concepts, Theory and Practice
Author: Helen J. Lee, PhD, RN,Charlene A. Winters, PhD, ACNS-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826104571
Category: Medical
Page: 504
View: 2983
Designated a Doody's Core Title! "[T]his extended text on rural nursing is a significant contribution to the knowledge base on a phenomenon that is of significant importance to nurse educators, researchers, policy makers, and clinicians." --Dr. Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN University of Central Florida College of Nursing (From the Foreword) Thoroughly updated and revised, this new edition of Rural Nursing provides the knowledge, skills, and insight nurses must acquire to meet the unique needs of rural populations. Winters and Lee present a broad overview of the perspectives of rural persons, the characteristics of health care in rural settings, and the requirements for effective nursing practice. With contributors from the United States, Canada, and Australia, this new edition presents an expanded view of how nurses can help make large-scale health care improvements in rural settings. Nurses will learn how to encourage changes in the health behaviors of rural people, pursue evidence-based practice and research, and create initiatives for improved education, practice, and policy. New and expanded topics include: Rural male caregivers Perinatal experiences of rural women Complementary therapy and health literacy in rural dwellers Childhood obesity and environmental risk reduction for rural children Rural public health in Native American communities

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Community Health and Wellness

A Socio-ecological Approach
Author: Anne McMurray
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 9780729537889
Category: Medical
Page: 413
View: 3375
An understanding of the social environment is still critical to the text but in this edition the settings such as school, workplace and cities are integrated throughout. The socio-ecological determinants of health are considered at the forefront, with a greater emphasis on the implications of globalisation and health.

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Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care


Author: Diana J. Mason,Deborah B. Gardner,Judith K. Leavitt,Mary W. Chaffee,Eileen T. O'Grady
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323241441
Category: Medical
Page: 753
View: 5563
Featuring analysis of cutting-edge healthcare issues and first-person stories,Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 7th Edition is the leader in helping students develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in this classic text, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. With these insights and strategies, you'll be prepared to play a leadership role in the four spheres in which nurses are politically active: the workplace, government, professional organizations, and the community. Comprehensive coverage of healthcare policies and politics provides a broader understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as complex business and financial issues.Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished.Expert authors make up a virtual Nursing Who's Who in healthcare policy, sharing information and personal perspectives gained in the crafting of healthcare policy.Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards! NEW! Nine new chapters ensure you have the most up-to-date information on key topics such as ethical dimensions of policy and politics, patient engagement, public health, women's reproductive health, emergency preparedness, new health insurance exchanges, and much more.NEW! The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform, including theAffordable Care Act.NEW! Emphasis on evidence-based policy throughout the text.NEW! A list of online resources is included in most chapters for further study.

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Health Behavior

Theory, Research, and Practice
Author: Karen Glanz,Barbara K. Rimer,K. Viswanath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118629051
Category: Medical
Page: 512
View: 3936
The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research, and issues Health Behavior: Theory, Research and Practice provides a thorough introduction to understanding and changing health behavior, core tenets of the public health role. Covering theory, applications, and research, this comprehensive book has become the gold standard of health behavior texts. This new fifth edition has been updated to reflect the most recent changes in the public health field with a focus on health behavior, including coverage of the intersection of health and community, culture, and communication, with detailed explanations of both established and emerging theories. Offering perspective applicable at the individual, interpersonal, group, and community levels, this essential guide provides the most complete coverage of the field to give public health students and practitioners an authoritative reference for both the theoretical and practical aspects of health behavior. A deep understanding of human behaviors is essential for effective public health and health care management. This guide provides the most complete, up-to-date information in the field, to give you a real-world understanding and the background knowledge to apply it successfully. Learn how e-health and social media factor into health communication Explore the link between culture and health, and the importance of community Get up to date on emerging theories of health behavior and their applications Examine the push toward evidence-based interventions, and global applications Written and edited by the leading health and social behavior theorists and researchers, Health Behavior: Theory, Research and Practice provides the information and real-world perspective that builds a solid understanding of how to analyze and improve health behaviors and health.

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Comprehensive Community Health Nursing

Family, Aggregate & Community Practice
Author: Susan Clemen-Stone,Sandra L. McGuire,Diane Gerber Eigsti
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 900
View: 6028
The latest edition of COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING continues to offer complete coverage of the major topics in the field, from epidemiology and communicable disease to chronic illness and home health nursing. Written from a population-focused perspective, this edition thoroughly describes the theoretical foundations of community-oriented health promotion and health education. Aggregates at heightened risk are considered in a chapter on contemporary health issues including those experiencing poverty and homelessness, substance abuse, and violence. The text insightfully reports the impact of managed care on the health care delivery system. The changing roles and responsibilities of community health nurses within clinics, homes, and hospice centers - as well as nontraditional care settings such as schools, businesses, and industries - are clearly depicted. Community health nursing interventions with a variety of client groups, including individuals, families, groups, populations, and communities, are emphasized throughout, including group work and health advocacy for populations at risk.

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Community Health Nursing

Concepts and Practice
Author: Judith Ann Allender,Barbara Walton Spradley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780781721226
Category: Medical
Page: 799
View: 2287
he Fifth Edition of this comprehensive text has been thoroughly revised to present an increased emphasis on self care. New to this edition are: enhanced appendices and reference tools; Web sites/phone numbers of pertinent health care agencies; critical thinking exercises that require Internet searches; and additional photos and tables. Ten chapters have been updated with state-of-the-art information about environmental health and safety; issues of working with populations and groups; prevention of and intervention in community crises; family health assessment/practice; and more

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Community and Home Health Nursing


Author: Judith Ann Allender
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780397554560
Category: Medical
Page: 316
View: 6307
Divided into two sections, this review book provides information on both community and home health nursing. Utilizing a parallel structure, the text focuses on the most important aspects of each discipline. There are special sections regarding cultural considerations, quality management in community health-care services, substance abusing populations, disasters, violence and special populations. Each chapter offers a bibliography, study questions and answer key, with rationale for correct and incorrect answers. A comprehensive test and answer key at the back of the book are designed for self-assessment and preparation for certification examinations.

    • Education

Health and Wellness for Life


Author: Human Kinetics
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736068505
Category: Education
Page: 491
View: 7279
Health on Demandand Health and Wellness for Lifeprovide professors teaching general-ed health courses the option to customize their student textbooks to match their syllabi. With a custom Health on Demandtext, your students pay for only the material you'll actually cover in class, plus you can match the text's content to the unique needs of your setting. The standard text, Health and Wellness for Life, offers a ready-made option for those looking for a textbook that covers all the essential personal health topics for the general student population. Both options feature content developed by 15 veteran health educators and organized into a cohesive course text by Human Kinetics, a publisher with more than 30 years of experience in providing top-quality information resources to the fields of health and physical education and to the various kinesiology subdisciplines. The standard text includes 16 chapters of the topics most often covered in a general-education health course. Or you can choose from a total of 23 chapters to ensure your text includes the material that is most important for your students. For those electing to customize a text, new chapters will be offered as they are developed to expand your options even further. Student-friendly textbook features make reading and learning more enjoyable Both the standard text Health and Wellness for Lifeand the customizable Health on Demandtext include the following student-friendly features: - A conversational tone used throughout the book makes it accessible and relevant for any student. - Discussion and assessment questions, quizzes, surveys, hypothetical scenarios, and learning objectives add interest to the textbook and help students retain what they've learned. - A look at the effect of gender and ethnicity on health issues makes learning more personal for each individual. - Special focus on timely and controversial issues encourages students to think critically about media and advertising. - Special elements on steps for behavioral change and the mind–body connection show students how to take action to address health issues to improve mental and physical health. - A glossary of terms defines concepts presented in each chapter. - Several application activities for each chapter engage students' critical-thinking skills. - The online student resource provides additional information, links, and tools that expand on topics from the text. Complete coverage of important concepts The standard textbook covers these important topics: -Fitness, nutrition, and weight management -Mental health and stress management -Relationships, reproductive choices, and pregnancy and childbirth -Health promotion, chronic diseases, and prevention of infectious diseases -Consumer health and alternative medicine, environmental health, and substance abuse and dependency -Healthy aging and wellness throughout life The customizable text from the Health on Demandseries allows you to select the chapters you'll actually use, with options on how sensitive topics such as abortion are treated. Alternative chapters cover topics such as these: -Body Composition -Musculoskeletal Health -Cardiovascular Health -Injury Prevention and First Aid -Death and Dying -Spirituality -Reproductive Choices (without abortion) Professors may select any combination of chapters from the standard book and optional chapters and have them placed in any order in the final textbook. Professors can also write their own foreword or add a chapter (subject to Human Kinetics' review and approval), and information on campus-specific health resources (such as the campus health center, phone numbers, and other resources). The cover can be customized with a photo of the professor's choosing (such as a campus landmark or school mascot), or a school name or logo can appear on the cover. Professors can even create their own title for the textbook. Complete ancillaries help instructors implement the course Whether you choose the standard textbook Health and Wellness for Lifeor choose to customize your own Health on Demandbook for course instruction, you will receive access to a complete set of ancillaries tailored to match the book you've selected. The ancillaries include the following features: - Presentation package with more than 500 PowerPoint lecture slides covering all available chapters - Test package with more than over 500 multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions covering the content from all chapters - Online student resource includes extended discussions of topics related to the content of each chapter, answers to review questions from the textbook, and definitions of terms used in each chapter Human Kinetics makes custom publishing for health education a reality with reliable information in a style students will love and the ability to tailor content to meet specific needs. With Health and Wellness for Lifeand Health on Demand, you can help your students create their paths to lifelong well-being.

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Delivering Health Care in America


Author: Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 128415226X
Category: Medical
Page: 464
View: 3735
Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system—from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.

    • Health & Fitness

Health Promotion and Aging

Practical Applications for Health Professionals, Sixth Edition
Author: David Haber
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826199178
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 536
View: 4712
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Community/Public Health Nursing Online for Nies and McEwen: Community/Public Health Nursing (Access Code and Textbook Package)


Author: Mary A. Nies,Melanie McEwen
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780323188401
Category: Medical
Page: 683
View: 1703
This money saving package includes Community/Public Health Nursing Online for Nies and McEwen: Community/Public Health Nursing (User Guide and Access Code) and the 5th edition of Community/Public Health Nursing Textbook.