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Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

A Health Promotion Focus

This book provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. The content emphasizes normal aspects as well as the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a strong health promotion theme structured around Healthy People 2020 objectives.

Paperback, 336 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4545-6


  • Chapter 1 Healthy People 2020

    Chapter 2 Government Influences on Health Care

    Chapter 3 Cultural Considerations in Health Care

    Chapter 4 The Influence of Family on Developing a Lifestyle

    Chapter 5 Theories of Development

    Chapter 6 Prenatal Influences on Healthy Development

    Chapter 7 The Infant

    Chapter 8 Early Childhood

    Chapter 9 Middle Childhood

    Chapter 10 Adolescence

    Chapter 11 Young Adulthood

    Chapter 12 Middle Adulthood

    Chapter 13 Late Adulthood

    Chapter 14 Advanced Old-Age and Geriatrics

    Chapter 15 Planning for the End of Life

    Chapter 16 Loss, Grief, and Bereavement

    Appendix A Child, Adolescent, and Adult Immunization Schedules

    Appendix B Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms





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