Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span


  • Release: 2013-01-01
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 670 page
  • ISBN: 9780323091411
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Up to date and easy to read, this textbook provides comprehensive coverage of all major concepts of health promotion and disease prevention. It highlights growth and development throughout the life span, emphasizing normal development as well as the specific problems and health promotion issues common to each stage. All population groups are addressed with separate chapters for individuals, families, and communities. -- Provided by publisher.

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span   E Book

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span E Book


  • Release: 2017-07-25
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 720 page
  • ISBN: 9780323416740
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Promote health and wellness for all ages and population groups! Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 9th Edition provides a comprehensive guide to leading health promotion concepts, from assessment to interventions to application. Its lifespan approach addresses patients’ unique needs with case studies and care plans, with an assessment framework based on Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns. New to this edition is expanded coverage of genomics and QSEN competencies. Written by nursing experts Carole Edelman and Elizabeth Kudzma, this bestselling text covers all the latest research and trends in health promotion and disease prevention. Separate chapters on population groups — the individual, family, and community — highlight the unique aspects of assessment and health promotion for each group. Coverage of growth and development helps you apply health promotion concepts to each age and each stage of development through the lifespan. Case studies present realistic situations with questions asking you to apply key concepts, and care plans include nursing diagnoses, defining characteristics, related factors, expected outcomes, and interventions. Quality and Safety Scenario boxes focus on QSEN-related competencies with examples of health promotion. Innovative Practice boxes outline unique and creative health promotion programs and projects currently being implemented. Healthy People 2020 boxes present goals and objectives relating to national health issues and priorities. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current health-promotion studies showing the links between research, theory, and practice. Diversity Awareness boxes address cultural perspectives relating to planning care. Hot Topics boxes introduce significant issues, trends, and controversies in health promotion. Think About It clinical scenarios open each chapter, and include questions to encourage critical thinking. NEW! An increased focus on genomics reflects scientific evidence su

Edelman and Kudzma s Canadian Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span   E Book

Edelman and Kudzma s Canadian Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span E Book


  • Release: 2020-07-23
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 704 page
  • ISBN: 9781771722261
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Learn the ins and outs of health promotion and disease prevention in Canada with Edelman and Kudzma’s Canadian Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan. This all-new, comprehensive text grounds you in the Canadian health objectives for promotion and prevention which aims to improve the health of the entire population and to reduce health inequities among population groups. Among the text’s chapters you’ll find extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the life span — including coverage of the normal aspects, the unique problems, and the health promotion needs that are found in each age and stage of development. Separate chapters discuss each population group — the individual, the family, and the community — and highlight the unique aspects of caring for each of these groups. In all, this comprehensive and culturally relevant text provides all the tools needed to stay up on the latest research and topics in Canadian health promotion.

Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan

Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan


  • Release: 2002
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 801 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015053167295
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Addresses health promotion across the age spectrum and provides exceptional coverage of growth and development. Includes separate chapters for all population groups - individuals, families and communities - and stresses the unique care issues for each group.

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan   E Book

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan E Book


  • Release: 2013-12-27
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 336 page
  • ISBN: 9780323293563
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This book provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. The content emphasizes normal aspects as well as the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a strong health promotion theme structured around Healthy People 2020 objectives. Lifespan coverage from prenatal development to death helps students integrate concepts related to normal changes in each stage of the life cycle. Coverage of current research and trends in health care provide readers with the most up-to-date, accurate information. Health promotion and disease prevention, including Healthy People 2020 objectives, are highlighted throughout the book. Cultural content is highlighted throughout the book and in new Chapter 3: Cultural Considerations in Health Care to encourage students to consider cultural implications at every stage of development. Separate chapter on advanced old age and geriatrics (Chapter 14) discuss the theories, physiological changes, and psychological aspects of aging; health promotion and maintenance; and the role of health care providers in caring for the geriatric patient. All of this helps students understand how to maintain quality of life and promote health in advanced old age. Teaching techniques for every developmental stage are part of a consistent chapter format and provide age-appropriate patient education tips. Consistent chapter organization for each stage of growth and development makes information easy to access. Critical Thinking scenarios and questions appear at the end of each chapter to help students consider all variables when planning care across the lifespan. Student learning features include Objectives, Key Terms, Key Points, and Review Questions. Appendix A includes the FDA's Recommended Child and Adult Immunization Schedules, providing essential health promotion information. NEW Appendix B provides a Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms to enhance students' awareness of cultural

Journey Across the Life Span

Journey Across the Life Span


  • Release: 2019-01-16
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 288 page
  • ISBN: 9780803694637
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Here’s just what you need to effectively care for your patients at any stage of life in today’s ever-changing world of health care. Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor guide you through the life cycle—from conception to old age—with an emphasis on health promotion, maintenance, and restoration in clinical practice.

Health Promotion and Wellness

Health Promotion and Wellness


  • Release: 2013-01-24
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 176 page
  • ISBN: 9781469828763
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Health Promotion and Wellness is designed to provide health care providers with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills they need to provide high-quality clinical preventive services. This unique resource is separated into two sections: The first section gives information on risks, ways providers can assess for risk and tools they can use to advise and help patients move forward. The second section is a tool kit with information, resources, tools and other items that can help the clinician provide evidence-based, patient-centered information to their patients. This accessible reference provide readers with the basic elements necessary to help their patients change their health behavior related to the most prevalent risk factors, and to serve as a springboard to keep pace with the latest evidence arising in the applied science of wellness, prevention and health promotion. INSIDE YOU’LL FIND: • Screening, prevention, health promotion and advising information and resources that will complement your routine care of the patients you serve • Instructions for how to appropriately use CPT codes for billing preventive services

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice


  • Release: 2019-03-19
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 704 page
  • ISBN: 9781975142230
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The Third Edition of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice reflects a clinically-focused, team-based approach to health promotion conversations. This practical reference incorporates the latest guidelines from major organizations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, and offers a complete overview of how to help patients adopt healthy behaviors and deliver recommended screening tests and immunizations. Packed with realistic strategies throughout, it offers expert guidance on counseling patients about exercise, nutrition, tobacco use, substance use, sexually transmitted infections, depression, and more.

Health Promotion in Nursing Practice  Pearson New International Edition

Health Promotion in Nursing Practice Pearson New International Edition


  • Release: 2013-10-03
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 360 page
  • ISBN: 9781292054827
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For BSN and MSN courses in health promotion, and as a supplement to community nursing courses. This book presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. It has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government’s Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.

International Handbook of Health Literacy

International Handbook of Health Literacy


  • Release: 2019-07-31
  • Publisher: Policy Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 622 page
  • ISBN: 9781447344537
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Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC license. Health literacy addresses a range of social dimensions of health including knowledge, navigation, communication as well as individual and organizational skills for accessing, understanding, evaluating and using of information. Especially over the past decade, health literacy has become a major public health concern globally as an asset for promoting health, wellbeing and sustainable development. This comprehensive handbook provides an invaluable overview of current international thinking about health literacy, highlighting cutting edge research, policy and practice in the field. With a diverse team of contributors, the book addresses health literacy across the life-span and offers insights from different populations and settings. Providing a wide range of major findings, the book outlines current discourse in the field and examines necessary future dialogues and new perspectives.