Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span - 7th Edition

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

7th Edition

Authors: Carole Edelman Carol Mandle
Imprint: Mosby

Table of 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

Description

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.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! The assessment framework for this textbook is based on Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns and offers a consistent presentation of content and a health promotion approach.
  • Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the life span emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each stage of development.
  • UNIQUE! Think About It boxes present a realistic clinical scenario and critical thinking questions.
  • UNIQUE! Multicultural Awareness boxes present cultural perspectives important to care planning.
  • Research Highlights boxes discuss current research efforts and research opportunities in health promotion.
  • UNIQUE! Hot Topics boxes explore significant issues, trends, and controversies in health promotion to spark critical discussion and debate.
  • UNIQUE! Innovative Practice boxes offer examples of unique and creative health promotion programs and projects.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323066792
eBook ISBN:
9780323136709

About the Authors

Carole Edelman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Geriatric Care Management, Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT; Associate Faculty Member, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT; Fellow, Brookdale Center on Aging; Hunter College, New York, NY

Carol Mandle Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Scientist, Mind-Body Medical Institute, Boston, MA; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA