Fundamentals of Health Promotion for Nurses

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Jane Wills
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 2014 - Medical - 376 pages

Fundamentals of Health Promotion for Nurses is a concise, accessible introduction to health promotion and public health for pre-registration nursing students and newly qualified nurses. Promoting the health and wellbeing of patients is a vital part of the nursing role, and the updated second edition of this user-friendly book discusses the foundations for health promotion practice using practical examples, activities and discussion points to encourage readers to reflect on their values, debate the issues and apply their knowledge and understanding to practice.

 

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Contents

Acknowledgements xv
15
Chapter
16
Chapter
18
Contributors xxi
21
Part One Health Promotion and Public Health 1
27
The patient in their social context 22
45
Creating supportive environments for health 60
83
Part Two Public Health Priorities 77
100
what it is and what it isnt
221
Looking for other information to help decisionmaking
229
Health education and communication
235
The role of the nurse in promoting health behaviour and lifestyle change
253
165
253
Part Four Health Promotion and the Nurse
255
Health promotion and people with mental health issues
276
Health promotion and older adults
292

Alcohol 98
121
Longterm conditions 150
173
Amanda Hesman
191
Evidencebased practice
215
Jane Wills and Matt Lester
324
ftoc indd 8
345
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Jane Wills is Professor of Health Promotion at London South Bank University

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