Princeton University Library Catalog

Community/public health nursing practice : health for families and populations / Frances A. Maurer, Claudia M. Smith.

Author:
Maurer, Frances A. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
St. Louis : Elsevier/Saunders, c2005.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xxvi, 816 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"With its practical approach to community/public health nursing, the third edition of this popular text creates a true-to-life learning experience in which you'll discover the roles and responsibilities of community/public health nurses. The book's strong emphasis on community assessment reinforces population-focused practice."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
Rev. ed. of: Community health nursing. c2000.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Responsibilities for care in community/public health nursing -- 2. Origins and future of community/public health nursing -- 3. The United States health care system -- 4. Financing of health care : context for community/public health nursing -- 5. International health -- 6. Legal context for community/public health nursing -- 7. Epidemiology : unraveling the mysteries of disease and health -- 8. Communicable diseases -- 9. Relevance of culture and values for community/public health nursing -- 10. Home visit : opening the doors for family health -- 11. A family perspective in community/public health nursing -- 12. Nursing process and families -- 13. Multiproblem families -- 14. Community assessment -- 15. Community diagnosis, planning, and intervention -- 16. Evaluation of nursing care with communities -- 17. Health promotion and risk reduction in the community -- 18. Screening and referral -- 19. Health teaching -- 20. Vulnerable populations -- 21. Nursing in a disaster -- 22. Violence : a social and family problem -- 23. Adolescent sexual activity and teenage pregnancy -- 24. Substance abuse and dependence -- 25. Environmental health risks : at home, at work, and in the community -- 26. Rehabilitation clients in the community -- 27. Children in the community -- 28. Elderly persons in the community -- 29. State and local health departments -- 30. School health -- 31. Home health care -- 32. Rural health -- 33. Community mental health.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0721603548 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2004061048
OCLC:
56800024
Related name:
RCP:
C - S