Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span - E-Book (8th ed.)

Carole Lium Edelman,

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span - E-Book
 
 

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.

  • 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.
  • NEW! Healthy People 2020 boxes include related goals and objectives for each chapter to address emerging health issues and health priorities over the next decade.
  • NEW! Quality and Safety scenarios include examples and suggestions to encourage quality and safety in nursing.
  • NEW! Redesigned Nutrition chapter highlights the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate food guide.
  • NEW! Standard headings in the growth and development chapters reinforce the concepts of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns.  


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