Community Public Health Nursing Practice E Book

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293743
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Focusing on practical, need-to-know information, Community/Public Health Nursing Practice helps you learn how to apply the nursing process at the community and family level. It features an engaging, easy-to-understand writing style, as well as assessment tools, detailed case studies, and clinical examples that demonstrate how key concepts apply to real-world practice. Additional resources on the companion Evolve website expand and enhance content within the text. Practical features including Case Studies, Ethics in Practice, and The Nursing Process in Practice illustrate real-world applications of key community/public health nursing concepts. A complete unit on the community as client helps you understand how the assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation steps of the nursing process apply to the community, as opposed to an individual. A chapter devoted to community assessment provides a complete assessment tool and shows you how the tool applies to two different types of communities. UNIQUE! A chapter on screening and referral promotes population-focused practice, which is the crux of community/public health nursing. A separate unit on the family emphasizes the importance of viewing the family as a singular client. A complete discussion of the Minnesota Wheel helps you better understand this widely-accepted framework for community/public health nursing practice. Helpful sections such as Focus Questions, Chapter Outlines, Key Ideas, and Learning by Experience and Reflection help you pinpoint essential information. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives throughout the text help you identify common health risk factors in populations and families. NEW! Coverage of health care reform, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), explores how current health care legislation impacts community/public health nursing. NEW! Discussions of community health "hot button" issues, such as human trafficking, genital circumcision, and bullying, introduce you to today's health care challenges. NEW! Information on weather-related disaster fatalities, bioterrorism, and national and state planning responses familiarize you with current, relevant issues which affect the health of populations worldwide and shape the role of the community/public health nurse.

Community public Health Nursing Practice

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780721603544
Format: PDF, Docs
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The 3rd edition of this popular text creates a true-to-life learning experience where readers discover practical methods and solutions for community care and population-focused practice. This text reinforces the roles and responsibilities of the community/public health nurse by taking a practical application approach to community/public health nursing. With features that promote a "practice" approach and numerous clinical examples and case studies, the text provides readers with the knowledge to make the leap from the page into practice to become effective community/public health nurses. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details. Emphasizes family and community as client and provides detailed steps on assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation Provides separate units on family and community health Highlights Healthy People 2010 boxes that reinforce primary prevention concepts Innovative website interactivity that interfaces with book content to reinforce the application of subject matter to clinical situations Four new chapters on international health, vulnerable populations, teenage pregnancy, and community mental health Addresses bioterrorism and homeland security issues and related nursing interventions Provides new content on the growing population of migrant health workers Highlights important terminology with key terms listed in the front and defined throughout the chapters Full-color illustrations and photographs help prepare users for public health practice

Brunner Suddarth s Textbook of Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Suzanne C. O'Connell Smeltzer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781785898
Format: PDF, Docs
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Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world. Now in its 12th edition, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing is designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success. This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.

Community Public Health Nursing

Author: Mary A. Nies
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293875
Format: PDF, Docs
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Covering the nurse’s role in promoting community health, Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides a unique ‘upstream’ preventive focus and a strong social justice approach in a concise, easy-to-read text. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy – especially in caring for diverse and vulnerable population groups. Written by community health nursing experts Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen, this book offers clinical examples and photo novellas showing how concepts apply to the real world, and describes the issues and responsibilities of today’s community and public health nursing. UNIQUE! ‘Upstream’ preventive focus addresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community, addressing potential health problems before they occur. UNIQUE! Emphasis on community aspects in all steps of the nursing process highlights the community perspective in all health situations. UNIQUE! A ‘social justice’ approach promotes health for all people, including vulnerable populations. UNIQUE! Photo novellas use photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles. Research Highlights boxes show the application of research studies to the practice of community nursing. Clinical examples offer snippets of real-life client situations. Case Study: Application of the Nursing Process feature presents practical and manageable examples for the theory, concepts, and application of the nursing process. Ethical Insights boxes highlight ethical issues and concerns that the community/public health nurse may encounter. Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlines at the beginning of every chapter introduce important concepts and terminology. NEW and UNIQUE! Veterans' Health boxes present situations and considerations related to the care of veterans. UPDATED Economics of Health Care chapter addresses the latest changes related to health care reform. UPDATED Healthy People 2020 boxes include the most current national health care objectives. UPDATED Communicable Disease chapter covers current public health surveillance and outbreaks of emerging health threats, including emerging infections (e.g., H1N1, SARS, West Nile virus).

Nurses With Disabilities

Author: Leslie Neal-Boylan, PhD, RN, CRRN, APRN, FNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826110126
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Professional Issues category "This book is a must for all healthcare managers, recruitment, occupational health, human resources and for all nurses working within the healthcare setting to gain a full understanding and dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding disability. It should be on all student nurses reading lists."--Nursing Times ìThis book will provide nurses with the information to make objective and fact based assessments...Moreover, it will arm nursing professionals with an understanding of how the issue of disability is affecting workforce supply in nursing, how accommodations can provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, and how a balanced and thoughtful approach can allow nursing professionals to function to their fullest.î Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director American Association of Colleges of Nursing ì[This book] has brought together information and real-life experiences of nurses who have disabilities. It will serve as an invaluable source of information on the impact of disability on the employment and retention of registered nurses.î Suzanne C. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, FAAN Professor and Director, Center for Nursing Research Villanova University College of Nursing This is the first research-based book to confront workplace issues facing nurses who have disabilities. It not only examines in-depth their experiences, roadblocks to successful employment, and misperceptions surrounding these nurses, but also provides viable solutions for creating positive attitudes towards them and a welcoming work environment that fosters hiring and retention. From the perspectives and actual voices of nurses with disabilities, nurse leaders, nurse administrators, and patients, the book identifies nurses with disabilities (including sensory, musculoskeletal, emotional, and mental health issues), discusses why they choose to leave nursing or hide their disabilities, and analyzes how their disabilities may influence career choices. Written by the foremost researcher on nurses with disabilities, the book addresses patient safety, environmental factors, and retention strategies. It discusses why many nurses feel the need to conceal their disability even though it does not affect their ability to carry out their duties. It addresses interactions with colleagues, administrators, and patients and explores the common misperception that nurses with disabilities jeopardize patient safety. The text discusses potential solutions such as changing nursing education, altering nurse job description, and enhancing workplace accommodations. It seeks to influence nurse leaders and administrators, who have the power to institute change and retain nurses with disabilities, and will be a valuable asset to nursing classes in policy and leadership. Key Features: Provides solutions regarding professional issues faced by nurses with disabilities Helps nurse recruiters and administrators clarify and strengthen retention strategies Features the voices of nurses with disabilities, nurse leaders, recruitment specialists, and patients Buttressed by four research studies and written by the leading researcher in the field

Patient Education An Issue of Nursing Clinics E Book

Author: Stephen D. Krau
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712035
Format: PDF, ePub
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This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America will focus on Patient Education. Article topics will include legal, ethical and social issues in patient education, assessing patient learning styles, patient teaching and health outcomes, tools to measure patient teaching, designing patient education, and roles for patient educators.

Tratado de Enfermagem M dico Cir rgica

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Brasil
ISBN: 8535268359
Format: PDF, Docs
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Tenha sucesso nas aulas e no ambiente clínico com o conteúdo mais confiável e suas ferramentas pedagógicas interativas!Um bestseller da área, Tratado de Enfermagem Médico-Cirúrgica, 8a edição, discute de modo atualizado e baseado em evidências os últimos avanços clínicos de que você precisa saber para oferecer atendimento excepcional nos ambientes clínicos em rápida mutação em que hoje vivemos. Diversos quadros e tabelas facilitam o encontro de informações essenciais e o estilo simples de escrita faz com que até mesmo os conceitos mais complexos possam seraprendidos com facilidade.O Tratado de Enfermagem Médico-Cirúrgica é uma obra abrangente e atualizada sobre os temas tratados na assistência de enfermagem ao adulto nas afecções clinicas e cirúrgicas mais comuns da prática da enfermagem. Trata-se de um excelente referencial para o ensino de graduação de enfermagem. Sua revisão e adaptação foram realizadas por enfermeiros e docentes especializados nas diversas áreas de conhecimento. Este trabalho envolveu a adequaçãoà linguagem prática de nossa realidade, bem como aos recursos e condições de atendimento de saúde brasileiros. Determinados aspectos da prática americana foram mantidos a título de conhecimento dos alunos de graduação, porém são apresentados acompanhados de notas de revisão que trazem os esclarecimentos pertinentes à abordagem brasileira. O processo de adaptação foi aprimorado com a padronização dos termos traduzidos e também de siglas e abreviaturas comumente utilizadas em nosso meio. O trabalho da equipe de revisores resultou em uma obra com abordagem compatível com as situações de assistência e ensino de enfermagem em nossa realidade.

Community Health Nursing

Author: Myra Chichester
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780721658926
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The second edition of this text continues to provide the concepts, skills, and learning features nurses need to excel in today's community health settings. It focuses on health promotion and disease prevention among individuals, families, and aggregates, offering concrete examples and specific guidelines.

Maternity Women s Health Care

Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323043670
Format: PDF
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Maternity & Women's Health Care, 9th Edition takes a collaborative care approach to maternal, newborn, and women's health nursing that emphasizes the nurse's role on the care team. Easy to read and logically organized, it follows the nursing process and offers evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Key topics include evidence-based practice, family, culture, community, and health promotion. Practical application exercises and comprehensive care plans help strengthen your maternity nursing skills. Practical application approach follows the nursing process and emphasizes collaborative care and the nurse's role in health promotion and the family. Comprehensive nursing care plans provide examples of both normal and abnormal conditions. Nurse Alert boxes highlight essential nursing care information. Focuses on the importance of including the family in the continuum of care. Explores cultural considerations and the importance of assessing for and understanding cultural variations when providing care. Teaching for Self-Care boxes provide follow-up care instructions for patients transitioning from hospital to home. Medication Guides offer information about common drugs used during the childbearing process. Evidence-Based Practice boxes explore research findings and their effect on clinical practice. Critical Thinking Exercises help you strengthen problem-solving skills by applying key concepts to realistic clinical situations. Community Activity Exercises introduce you to nursing care in a variety of settings.