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Author Harkness, Gail A.

Title Community and public health nursing : evidence for practice / Gail A. Harkness, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Rosanna F. DeMarco, PhD, PHCNS-BC, ACRN, FAAN
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2012]
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2012], ©2012


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Description xv, 520 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents Part I. The context of community and public health nursing. 1. Community and public health nursing practice: present, past and future -- 2. Public health systems -- 3. Health and the global environment -- Part II. Evidence based practice and population health. 4. Frameworks for health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction -- 5. Epidemiology: the science of prevention -- 6. Descriptive epidemiology -- 7. Gathering evidence for practice -- Part III. Implementing nursing practice in community settings. 8. Planning for community change -- 9. Cultural diversity and values -- 10. Community assessment -- 11. Care and case management, home health care -- 12. Family assessment -- Part IV. Challenges in community and public health nursing. 13. Risk of infectious and communicable diseases -- 14. Emerging infectious diseases -- 15. Violence and abuse -- 16. Substance abuse -- 17. Underserved populations -- 18. Environmental health -- 19. Community preparedness: disasters and terrorism -- Part V. Specialty practice .20. Community mental health -- 21. School health -- 22. Faith oriented communities -- 23. Palliative and end of life care -- 24. Occupational health nursing
Summary "We are experiencing extraordinary changes in healthcare in this new century; changes that call upon the most creative, analytical, and innovative skills available. While the world has the resources to reduce health care disparities and eliminate the gaps in health care that exist between various population groups across the globe, accomplishing this is a long term and complicated task. Improvement in the social structure within which people live, and a redistribution of resources so that all people have access to the basic necessities of life, require an unprecedented global consciousness and political commitment"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Community health nursing -- United States.
Community health nursing.
Evidence-based nursing -- United States.
Evidence-based nursing.
Public health nursing -- United States.
Public health nursing.
Community Health Nursing.
Public Health Nursing.
Evidence-Based Nursing.
Nursing Theory.
United States.
Author DeMarco, Rosanna F., author
LC no. 2010046812
ISBN 0781758513 (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780781758512 (paperback : alkaline paper)