Community Health and Wellness

Author: Anne McMurray
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729582230
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Medical

Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community. It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care. Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve. Two new chapters: Chapter 3 Assessing the Community Chapter 6 Working in groups The SDH Assessment Circle - a new model for community assessment Stronger emphasis on working with migrant and refugee families A new continuous case study - The Mason and Smith families

Community Health and Wellness

Author: Jill Clendon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729586696
Release Date: 2018-11-12
Genre: Medical

The sixth edition of Community Health and Wellness has been fully revised and streamlined to incorporate contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community. Written by Jill Clendon and Ailsa Munns, the new edition provides an easy-to-use text with a strong focus on the foundational principles of primary health care that underpin community health and wellness. The text builds on the unique socio-ecological approach to primary health care of previous editions, guiding readers to consider the health of individuals and populations in their personal, family and community environments. Ancillary resources and eBook available on Evolve Focus on primary health care across the lifespan, with an emphasis on health literacy and health promotion Chapter features include reflective practice and care planning for individuals, families and communities, case studies, interventions and evaluation Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources eBook on VitalSource Instructor resources: Critical Thinking Questions and Answers Image Collection PowerPoints Tutorial Activities Student and Instructor resources: Weblinks Online Care Plans Online Material Greater emphasis on nurses and other health practitioners working in partnership with people and communities Updated local case studies to support the practical application of knowledge to practice Additional signposted sources of knowledge online to promote engagement and further enquiry Comprehensive coverage on community assessment including a new community assessment framework Condensed and restructured table of contents New information on the importance of the early years including preconception New section on project planning to achieve community wellness Now includes an eBook with all print purchases

Child Youth and Family Health Strengthening Communities

Author: Margaret Barnes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581554
Release Date: 2013-08-16
Genre: Medical

A fresh new e-book edition, focusing on the importance of collaboration between healthcare professionals and the community. The second e-book edition of Child, Youth and Family Health builds its focus on the importance of a collaborative partnership between healthcare professionals and members of the community. This approach is vital in supporting, maintaining and strengthening individual and community health across a range of contexts and life stages. Child, Youth and Family Health 2e e-book begins by discussing issues and challenges in child, youth and family health, before addressing contexts for nursing and midwifery, all of which helps readers apply theory to practice. This community healthcare textbook offers additional insight into the importance of the healthcare professional’s role when working with children, young people and their families, and looks at practical approaches such as program development, supporting family transitions and mental health promotion. There are three new chapters: ‘Communication with children, young people and families – a family strengths-based approach’, ‘Acute illness: Care for the child and their family’ and 'Health promotion through early childhood' along with a range of clinical scenarios, research highlights, practice highlights and critical questions and reflections. Written by authors who are nurses, midwives, early childhood educators and academics, along with a respected team of contributors and editors, Child, Youth and Family Health 2e provides an engaging perspective on the fundamental challenges and issues affecting the health and wellness of infants, children, young people and their families in Australia and New Zealand. Clinical Scenarios integrated throughout to provide context for practice. Research highlights provide examples of the most recent research and evidence based practice. Practice highlights feature up-to-date examples of best practice, policies and procedures in Australia and New Zealand. Key Points summarise the main issues in each chapter. Critical questions and reflection feature at the end of each chapter as a tool for tutorials. Useful Resources provide weblinks for up-to-date data, statistics, organisations and programs. Extensive references provide for further reading and research. Chapter 5 ‘Communication with children, young people and families’ completely revised with a ‘family strengths’ approach. New Chapter 8 'Health promotion through early childhood'. New Chapter 9 ‘Acute illness: Care for the child and their family’. Completely revised and updated with current statistics and data. Inclusion of contemporary public health policy. Inclusion of contemporary legislative and regulatory frameworks for health professionals.

Die Macht der Gewohnheit Warum wir tun was wir tun

Author: Charles Duhigg
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 9783827070746
Release Date: 2012-09-10
Genre: History

Seit kurzem versuchen Hirnforscher, Verhaltenspsychologen und Soziologen gemeinsam neue Antworten auf eine uralte Frage zu finden: Warum tun wir eigentlich, was wir tun? Was genau prägt unsere Gewohnheiten? Anhand zahlreicher Beispiele aus der Forschung wie dem Alltag erzählt Charles Duhigg von der Macht der Routine und kommt dem Mechanismus, aber auch den dunklen Seiten der Gewohnheit auf die Spur. Er erklärt, warum einige Menschen es schaffen, über Nacht mit dem Rauchen aufzuhören (und andere nicht), weshalb das Geheimnis sportlicher Höchstleistung in antrainierten Automatismen liegt und wie sich die Anonymen Alkoholiker die Macht der Gewohnheit zunutze machen. Nicht zuletzt schildert er, wie Konzerne Millionen ausgeben, um unsere Angewohnheiten für ihre Zwecke zu manipulieren. Am Ende wird eines klar: Die Macht von Gewohnheiten prägt unser Leben weit mehr, als wir es ahnen.

Faith Community Nursing

Author: Janet Susan Hickman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781754577
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This unique text combines traditional parish nursing content with community health nursing methodology, coverage of community and faith community assessment, and health education and health promotion/disease prevention programming.

Transitions in Nursing E Book

Author: Esther Chang
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729580823
Release Date: 2012-01-11
Genre: Medical

New edition of the essential text for senior nursing students transitioning to professional nursing practice. Now in its third edition, the popular Transitions in Nursing continues to recognise the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace. This third edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. Also new to this new edition of Transitions in Nursing are two new chapters on Clinical Leadership and Continuing Competence for Practice. This new content reflects recent changes in Australian clinical practice, policies, procedures and National Registration requirements for nurses. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students’ and nurses’ interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice. • Consistent pedagogical features in each chapter, including: o Learning Objectives o Key Words o Introduction o Activities in body of the text o Conclusion o Short Case Studies followed by Reflective questions o Recommended Readings for further exploration of issues o Updated References

Promoting Health

Author: Lyn Talbot
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579247
Release Date: 2010-03-01
Genre: Medical

The new edition will provide readily accessible material for public health educators and practitioners, in a number of professions, who are increasingly being required to address the challenges emerging from the inter-related impacts of the social and environmental factors impacting on health in an era of globalisation.

Joints and Connective Tissues

Author: Kerryn Phelps
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729582179
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Genre: Medical

Joints and Connective Tissues - General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series. In order to diagnose and manage the patient presenting with musculoskeletal symptoms, it is important to distinguish whether the pathology is arising primarily in the so-called hard tissues (such as bone) or the soft tissues (such as cartilage, disc, synovium, capsule, muscle, tendon, tendon sheath). It is also important to distinguish between the two most common causes of musculoskeletal symptoms, namely inflammatory and degenerative.

Practice Management An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice E Book

Author: Michelle Bholat
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455747573
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Genre: Medical

This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice focuses on practice management models for achieving health outcomes in chronic disease management and serves as a key to help the primary care practitioners work with local systems of care, integrate behavioral medicine in primary care, and collaborate with university-based research.

Psychology for Health Professionals

Author: Patricia Barkway
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729577977
Release Date: 2009-09-28
Genre: Medical

This book provides an introduction to psychology for allied health students and it encourages an understanding of the complex and interactive nature of the factors which influence an individual’s health behaviours and health outcomes. Through the use of real life examples, contemporary research and case studies students will be able to apply the material in the text to the health behaviours of the people they care for, their colleagues and themselves. Unlike many health psychology textbooks this new book examines individual personality and psychological theory within the social context of people’s lives. This approach is taken because of the increasing awareness that a person’s behaviour is not only influenced by internal biological and psychological factors, but also by external factors within the person’s social and physical environment. The first half of the book outlines psychological and other relevant theory whilst in the second half those theories are applied to health issues and healthcare practice. Chapters 1—5 presents psychological, lifespan and social theory; chapter 6 addresses the role and contribution of research to healthcare practice; and chapters 7—13 covers the psychological aspects of specific health encounters, issues and interventions. developmental psychology – theories of development and how do we study development along with problems of researching early lifespan development are also discussed. Behavioural interventions with children, adolescents and their families are highlighted models and theories which provide an understanding of and suggest strategies to change health behaviours are presented, as are explanations for human responses to stress, pain and loss critical thinking questions, case studies and examples of research are included throughout the text to encourage students to reflect on the application of theory to practice, and activities are provided for lecturers to use in the classroom learning objectives, critical reflection boxes, diagrams and figures to enhance learning, cases studies from different health professions, chapter summaries, glossaries, recommended reading lists, internet based resources, challenge questions and exercises Evolve website – the activities, case studies, testbanks and powerpoint presentations will complete the package and further demonstrate the integration of psychological principles within the health context

Essentials of Community based Nursing

Author: Karen Saucier Lundy
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763723487
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

A unique text designed specifically for use throughout the associate degree nursing (ADN) curriculum, [this volume] provides students with a solid foundation for administering nursing care in the community. [It] provide[s] an overview of the health care system, an introduction to the epidemiology of health and illness, and an exploration of the factors that influence the health and care of individuals and families living in the community.-Back cover.

Tabbner s Nursing Care

Author: Kate Stainton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729578578
Release Date: 2011-11-12
Genre: Medical

A vital member of the health care team, the contemporary enrolled nurse faces increasing challenges and an increasing level of responsibility. Written specifically for Australian and New Zealand enrolled nurse students, this long awaited new edition reflects the changes and challenges in contemporary enrolled nurse practice as well as the additions and modifications that are occurring in nursing curricula. Tabbner’s Nursing Care: Theory and Practice 5th edition has been written, reviewed and edited by the people who educate the enrolled nurse and continues to provide enrolled nurse students with the most comprehensive resource available.

Community Nutrition

Author: Gail C. Frank-Spohrer
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0834207842
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Medical

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