Key Features

  • Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development.
  • Separate chapters on each population – group, individual, family, and community – stress the unique issues faced when providing care to each group.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize current research efforts and opportunities in health promotion.
  • Hot Topics and Innovative Practice boxes engage students’ interest by introducing significant issues, trends, and creative programs and projects in health promotion practice.
  • Diversity Awareness boxes address various cultural perspectives and provide important information that needs to be considered in planning care.
  • Case studies and care plans present realistic situations that challenge students to reflect upon important health promotion concepts.
  • Think About It boxes dig deeper into the chapter topic and encourage critical thinking.
  • Numerous pedagogical features such as objectives, key terms, and textual summaries highlight the most important concepts and terms in each chapter.

Table of Contents

Module 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. Module 2: Assessment for Health Promotion

  7. Health Promotion and the Individual
  8. Health Promotion and the Family
  9. Health Promotion and the Community
  10. Module 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. Module 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. Module 5: Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

  29. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century: Throughout the Life Span and Throughout the World

Details

No. of pages:
704
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323091411
Electronic ISBN:
9780323096638