Journey Across the Life Span

Author: Elaine U Polan
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803694636
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Journey Across the Life Span

Author: Elaine Polan
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803609495
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A single source of information for growth and development across the lifespan for LPNsw/LVNs..

Journey Across the Life Span

Author: Elaine Polan
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803601963
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Authors Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor provide the most reliable and comprehensive instruction for applying health promotion to the clinical setting. This user-friendly, updated edition will guide you to better understand the demands of your future role with patients through all stages of the life cycle. Expanded coverage of late adulthood - especially pertinent for LPNs who practice extensively in long-term-care facilities. New chapter addresses death, dying, and grieving across the life span to heighten your awareness of this sensitive concern at each stage of life. Boxes and "Helpful Hints" features within chapters address specific clinical issues, cultural considerations, patient/family teaching, and stress and coping techniques. Book jacket.

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

Author: Carole Lium Edelman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323091415
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

Author: Carole Lium Edelman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323277896
Format: PDF
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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.

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span Pageburst on VitalSource

Author: Carole Lium Edelman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323066798
Format: PDF, ePub
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Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. 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. UNIQUE! The assessment framework for this textbook is based on Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns and offers a consistent presentation of content and a health promotion approach. Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the life span emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each stage of development. UNIQUE! Think About It boxes present a realistic clinical scenario and critical thinking questions. UNIQUE! Multicultural Awareness boxes present cultural perspectives important to care planning. Research Highlights boxes discuss current research efforts and research opportunities in health promotion. UNIQUE! Hot Topics boxes explore significant issues, trends, and controversies in health promotion to spark critical discussion and debate. UNIQUE! Innovative Practice boxes offer examples of unique and creative health promotion programs and projects. Updated nutrition coverage includes MyPyramid from the FDA, as well as the latest information on food safety and fad diets. Expanded health policy coverage focuses on global health, historical perspectives, financing healthcare, concierge medical practices, and the hospitalist movement. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century explores current and future health promotion challenges and research initiatives. Updated Healthy People 2010 data includes midcourse review objectives and an introduction to Healthy People 2020. Case Studies and Care Plans summarize key concepts and show how they apply to real-life practice.

Fundamentals of Nursing Test Success

Author: Ruth Wittmann-Price, PhD, CNS, RN, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826193943
Format: PDF, ePub
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Based on a philosophy of active learning, this innovative text uses unfolding case studies as a compelling vehicle for learning fundamental nursing content. Unlike traditional vignettes, these case studies evolve over time as real-life situations, better enabling students to develop the skills they need to problem solve, actively engage, and use critical thinking techniques in new situations. The unfolding case study method also assists in the development of skills that are important for nursing students about to embark on the NCLEX-RN. The text incorporates all types of NCLEX-style questions into the unfolding case studies to facilitate exam preparation. This method offers a unique study opportunity that integrates all fundamental concepts and skills application with practice and professional role responsibilities. The patient care content areas that are needed for NCLEX-RN success--safe and effective care, health promotion, physiological and psychological integrity--are interwoven into an engaging format. References at the end of each chapter provide guidance for additional study as needed. Electronic and web resources provide quick access to valuable web-delivered information that will be useful in a clinical setting. eBook versions of this text will take the reader directly to the web resource. Key Features: Integrates core nursing concepts and content into unfolding case studies Provides engaging test review preparation for course success and NCLEX-RN test success Offers students a refreshing new study option and relief from endless Q&A format offered by other content review books Develops critical thinking skills to help students "think like a nurse" Incorporates all types of NCLEX-style questions into unfolding case studies

Oscar

Author: Dr. David Dosa
Publisher: Droemer eBook
ISBN: 342655853X
Format: PDF
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Wenn sich Oscar, der Stationskater, zu einem Patienten auf das Bett legt, dann wissen Doktor Dosa und die Schwestern des Pflegeheims, dass es so weit ist. Denn Oscar spürt, wann ein Mensch sterben wird. Schnurrend schmiegt er sich an ihn – und bleibt bis zum letzten Atemzug. Oscar gibt Sterbenden, was ihnen von den Menschen oft verwehrt wird: tröstenden Beistand am Lebensende.