Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

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Karen Moyse
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 16, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 432 pages
Promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people is a vital part of every child nurse’s role. Promoting Health in Children and Young People provides practical guidance on everyday health issues such as preventing obesity, dental health, skin care and prevention of diseases and infections. It explores best practice for nursing children with chronic illnesses such as asthma, cancer, diabetes and disabilities, and gives guidance on promoting the health of adolescents looking at issues of sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol. Each chapter discusses key health promotion messages, relevant government policy and health promotion activities. This accessible text provides nurses with the skills and knowledge to transform the NSF into everyday health promotion practice.

• Provides a clear skills-based approach to undertaking health promotion practice
• Emphasises the role of the nurse in promoting good health in children and young people
• Discusses guidance from recent policy developments including the National Service Framework for Children
• Illustrated with diagrams and boxes highlighting key points
 

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About the author (2009)

Karen Moyse is a Sure Start Community Children's Nurse, a Health Visitor and formerly a Lecturer in Children's Nursing and Community Children's Nursing at Nottingham University

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