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.
boxes emphasize current research efforts and opportunities in health promotion.
and Innovative Practiceboxes engage students' interest by introducing significant issues, trends, and creative programs and projects in health promotion practice.
Awarenessboxes 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 to this Edition
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 Defined: Objectives for Promotion and Prevention
Emerging Populations and Health
Health Policy and the Delivery System
The Therapeutic Relationship
Ethical Issues Relevant to Health Promotion
Module 2: Assessment for Health Promotion
Health Promotion and the Individual
Health Promotion and the Family
Health Promotion and the Community
Module 3: Interventions for Health Promotion
Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion
Holistic Health Strategies
Module 4: Application of Health Promotion
Overview of Growth and Development Framework
The Prenatal Period
Module 5: Challenges in the Twenty-First Century
Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century: Throughout the Life Span and Throughout the World
By Carole Lium Edelman, APRN, MS, CS, BC, CMC, Director of Geriatric Care Management, Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT; Associate Faculty Member, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT; Fellow, Brookdale Center on Aging; Hunter College, New York, NY; Carol Lynn Mandle, PhD, AP, RN, CNS, FNP, Associate Professor, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Scientist, Mind-Body Medical Institute, Boston, MA; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Elizabeth C. Kudzma, DNSc, MPH, RNC, Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts