Health Visiting - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443101052, 9780702039799

Health Visiting

2nd Edition

Editors: Anne Robotham Marion Frost
Authors: Anne Robotham Marion Frost
Paperback ISBN: 9780443101052
eBook ISBN: 9780702039799
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 20th July 2005
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Description

The profession of health visiting in the 21st century;
Public health and health visiting;
Models for Health visiting in specialist public community health nursing;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting;
working with individuals and families;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting; working with social groups and communities;
Working with socially excluded groups;
Quality improvement through leading and managing change;
Contemporary influences in safeguarding children;
Safeguarding children: issues and dilemmas;
Violence - debating the issues;
Reflective practice;
Ethical issues in ill health and health promotion;
Nurse prescribing;
Complementary therapies and health visiting;
The use of health informatics in practice;
Health economics of public health practice;
Specialist community public health nursing: opportunities and challenges for the heath visiting

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all areas of health visiting practice will give the new practitioner confidence
  • Case studies help to relate the theory to practice
  • The up to date evidence base includes the latest research
  • The wide range of contributors ensures that the content is written by experts in their field
  • Coverage of aggression and violence, the needs of ethnic minorities, and complementary therapies reflects the growing role of the HV in relation to contemporary issues

Table of Contents

The profession of health visiting in the 21st century;
Public health and health visiting;
Models for Health visiting in specialist public community health nursing;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting;
working with individuals and families;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting; working with social groups and communities;
Working with socially excluded groups;
Quality improvement through leading and managing change;
Contemporary influences in safeguarding children;
Safeguarding children: issues and dilemmas;
Violence - debating the issues;
Reflective practice;
Ethical issues in ill health and health promotion;
Nurse prescribing;
Complementary therapies and health visiting;
The use of health informatics in practice;
Health economics of public health practice;
Specialist community public health nursing: opportunities and challenges for the heath visiting

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Paperback ISBN:
9780443101052
eBook ISBN:
9780702039799

About the Editor

Anne Robotham

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer in Community Health, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Marion Frost

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Community Health Care (Health Visiting), South Bank University, London, UK

About the Author

Anne Robotham

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer in Community Health, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Marion Frost

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Community Health Care (Health Visiting), South Bank University, London, UK