Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323091411, 9780323096638

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

8th Edition

Authors: Carole Edelman Elizabeth Kudzma Carol Mandle
Paperback ISBN: 9780323091411
eBook ISBN: 9780323096638
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th September 2013
Page Count: 704

Description

With the advent of health care reform and an emphasis on reducing health care costs, health promotion and disease prevention is a priority in nursing care. Be prepared with Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 8th Edition, your comprehensive guide to major health promotion concepts. Featuring practical guidance – including boxes on diversity awareness, evidence-based practice, innovative practice, hot topics, and quality and safety as well as case studies and care plans – our experienced authors give you all the tools you need to stay current on the latest research and trends in health promotion.

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:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323096638
eBook ISBN:
9780323277891
eBook ISBN:
9780323188944
Paperback ISBN:
9780323091411

About the Author

Carole Edelman

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

Elizabeth Kudzma

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts

Carol Mandle

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