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Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

Up to date and easy to read, this textbook provides comprehensive coverage of all major concepts of health promotion and disease prevention. It highlights growth and development throughout the life span, emphasizing normal development as well as the specific problems and health promotion issues common to each stage. All population groups are addressed with separate chapters for individuals, families, and communities.

Book,

Published: October 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09437-5

Contents

  • UNIT 1: FOUNDATIONS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

    1. Health Defined: Objectives for Promotion and Prevention
    2. Emerging Populations and Health
    3. Health Policy and the Delivery System
    4. The Therapeutic Relationship
    5. Ethical Issues Relevant to Health Promotion
    6. UNIT 2: ASSESSMENT FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

    7. Health Promotion and the Individual
    8. Health Promotion and the Family
    9. Health Promotion and the Community
    10. UNIT 3: INTERVENTIONS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

    11. Screening
    12. Health Education
    13. Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion
    14. Exercise
    15. Stress Management
    16. Holistic Health Strategies
    17. UNIT 4: APPLICATION OF HEALTH PROMOTION

    18. Overview of Growth and Development Framework
    19. The Prenatal Period
    20. Infant
    21. Toddler
    22. Preschool Child
    23. School-Age Child
    24. Adolescent
    25. Young Adult
    26. Middle-Age Adult
    27. Older Adult
    28. UNIT 5: CHALLENGES IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

    29. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century

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