Handbook of Public and Community Health Nursing Practice: A Health Promotion Guide
ISBN: 0323013325
EAN13: 9780323013321
Language: English
Pages: 932
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Mosby
Book Overview
This portable manual provides public and community health nurses with the appropriate tools needed to teach patients about disease prevention and healthy lifestyle options. A wide range of assessment tools, risk indicators, and patient teaching tips prepare nurses to form the all-important first line of defense in the illness prevention process. A companion text, the HANDBOOK OF COMMUNITY-BASED AND HOME HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE continues with advanced prevention tools for early diagnosis, screening, treatment, and rehabilitation. Together, this duo provides the nurse with a complete overview of illness prevention. Provides information on Canadian community resources to address the needs of that market Portable, accessible, practical guide that is easy to use in clinical settings Presentation of material in lists, tables, charts, and forms for ease of use Useful assessment tools to assess individuals, families, and the community Teaching tools and references assist the nurse in promoting clients self-care Numerous risk indicator instruments focus on major health areas such as abuse, mental health, communicable diseases, and life style to assist the nurse in determining health risk factors Web-based reference component provides accessibility and currency of information Emphasis on book as a companion product that will provide information about all levels of prevention Accessibility grid cross-references material according to different categories to locate similar material more easily New design promotes organization and accessibility of content. Updated tools, references, and other information provides most current information available on a topic