A concise, innovative community health nursing book, Community Health Nursing: Caring in Action, 2E presents all major community and public health topics. This revised edition emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of the community and public health nurse, with special emphasis on international, multicultural, poverty, alternative healing modalities and other emerging themes. A new full-color design and many photographs and illustrations further help bring this edition to life.
NEW TO EDITION
The use of full color makes the identification of the pedagogical and special features easy, the illustration come alive, and provides the student with a visually appealing experience.
New chapter on Integrative Health Care Perspectives discusses the increasing use of integrative therapies, an overview of the thought traditions and perspectives of health care, nursing theory and the use of integrative therapies in community health nursing and its implications for practice.
New chapter on Quality Management explores the concept of quality, the historic development of quality in health care, the use of evaluative models in quality management, and the implications it has in community health nursing.
New chapter on Poverty explores the dimensions of poverty as well as how the community health nurse can make a significant impact on the health of the poor.
Nutrition content has been integrated throughout text instead of in one chapter to stress that nutrition difficulties are effected by many variables.
Fully updated to reflect Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives.
Free CD-ROM at the back of the book that contains Flashcard software that reviews concepts on a chapter-by-chapter basis.
On-line companion allows instructors to access supplemental materials via the Web.
Expanded content on theories and models including the addition of Holographic Theory, ASTDN Public Health Nursing model, and Donebadian Model.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Number of pages: 832
Weight: 2480 g
Dimensions: 285 x 225 x 44 mm
Edition: 2nd edition