Health Promotion for Nurses

ISBN-10: 1449686672

ISBN-13: 9781449686673

Edition: 2014

List price: $108.95
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With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. This timely text provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health promotion concepts, and incorporates their use with chronic diseases. Furthermore, the authors cover program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and discuss practical applications of this process like sample curricula, questionnaires and instruments. This text helps bridge the gap between the theoretical and the practical, and provides professionals working in the field of health promotion the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice.. It contains case studies and exercises to provide examples of how theoretical concepts can be applied in real-life situations, and also includes chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, and review questions to help guide readers through the material.This text is divided into four sections: -Health Promotion and Theory -Health Promotion in Action -Health Promotion and Evidence Based Practice -Resources for PracticeInstructor Resources include: -Suggested Answers for Case Studies -Review Questions -Ask Yourself Exercises -PowerPoint Presentations -Test Bank
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Book details

List price: $108.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 10/2/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 522
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.88" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

This book provides an overview of the holistic nursing approach, along with chapters on 20 commonly encountered chronic conditions, ranging from diabetes to sleep disorders. The interventions described for each condition include recommendations for diet, herbal supplements (if appropriate), and therapies such as accupressure, guided imagery, and stress management. Treatment planning emphasizes minimally invasive wellness approaches. Each chapter includes a specific example of a holistic nursing assessment, a collaborative treatment plan with a list of possible interventions, and a section on evaluating the effects of treatment.

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