Public Health Nursing - Revised Reprint

8th Edition

Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

Authors:

  • Marcia Stanhope
  • Jeanette Lancaster
    • Print ISBN 9780323241731
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing.
    • Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse’s role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health.
    • Separate unit on the public/community health nurse’s role describes the different functions of the public/community health nurse within the community.
    • Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention.
    • What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content.
    • The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice.
    • Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions.
    • Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations.
    • Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.

    Table of Contents

    PART ONE: PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTH CARE AND POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING
    1. Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing
    2. History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing
    3. Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Healthcare Transformation
    4. Perspectives in Global Health Care
    PART TWO: INFLUENCES ON HEALTH CARE DELIVERY AND POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING
    5. Economics of Health Care Delivery
    6. Application of Ethics in the Community
    7. Cultural Diversity in the Community
    8. Public Health Policy
    PART THREE: CONCEPTUAL AND SCIENTIFIC FRAMEWORKS APPLIED TO POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING PRACTICE
    9. Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel
    10. Environmental Health
    11. Genomics in Public Health Nursing NEW!
    12. Epidemiology
    13. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
    14. Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks
    15. Evidence-Based Practice
    16. Using Health Education and Groups to Promote Health
    17. Promoting Healthy Communities Using Multilevel Participatory Strategies
    PART FOUR: ISSUES AND APPROACHES IN POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING
    18. Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis
    19. Population-Centered Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments
    20. Promoting Health Through Healthy Communities and Cities
    21. The Nursing Center: A Model for Nursing Practice in the Community
    22. Case Management
    23. Public Health Nursing and the Disaster Management Cycle
    24. Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation
    25. Program Management
    26. Quality Management
    PART FIVE: HEALTH PROMOTION WITH TARGET POPULATIONS ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
    27. Family Development and Family Nursing As

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1160
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323241731
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the authors

    Marcia Stanhope

    Affiliations and Expertise

    The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

    Jeanette Lancaster

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Professor, University of Virginia; Formerly Dean and Sadie Health Cabaniss Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA