Community Health Nursing: Caring for the Public's Health

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Medical - 832 pages
The book is designed to be used throughout the undergraduate nursing curriculum, as well as in traditional community health nursing theory and clinical courses. Ideal courses include Community Health Nursing, Nursing Care III, Nursing Care of the Community, Community Nursing Clinical, and Community Nursing Theory.
 

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Contents

Assessment and Intervention
28
History of Community Health and Public Health Nursing
70
Epidemiology of Health and Illness
100
Health Care Systems in Transition
118
Managed Care
134
Influences on a Communitys Health
149
Health Policy
198
Transcultural Nursing Care in the Community
218
The Role of the Community Health Nurse in Disasters
546
Vulnerable Populations
575
Urban and Homeless Populations
594
Rural Populations
618
Adolescent Pregnancy
636
Disabilities and Health
660
PART TWO CommunityBased Nursing Care
683
Caring for the Family in Health and Illness
708

Ethics and Health
234
Environmental Health
252
Care of Communities and Populations
285
Nursing Informatics in Community Health Nursing Practice
308
Health Education in the Community
322
Complementary and Holistic Health
348
Global Health
364
Groups in the Community
386
Common Community Health Problems
405
Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIVAIDS
436
Substance Abuse as a Community Health Problem
464
Violence and Nursings Response
492
Chronic Illness
530
Care of Individuals
729
Mens Health
752
Childrens Health
770
Elder Health
792
Mental Health in the Community
836
PART THREE Diversity in Community Health Nursing Roles
863
Home Visiting Home Health and Hospice Nursing
880
School Health Nursing
918
Occupational Health Nursing
942
Advanced Nursing Practice in the Community
968
Health and Faith Communities
982
Index
1002
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