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Practising Health Promotion By Jennie Naidoo

Practising Health Promotion
by Jennie Naidoo

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This text looks at the key challenges of health promotion practice and the problems practitioners face in translating theory and research into their practice.
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Practising Health Promotion: Dilemmas and Challenges by Jennie Naidoo

Adopting the same readable and engaging style of their previous book, this text looks at the key challenges of health promotion practice and the problems practitioners face in translating theory and research into their practice. The text uses an innovative reflective approach, to encourage readers to use their own practice as a way of exploring HP theory and research. The book also includes contributions from practitioners exploring key areas of practice (Accidents, CHD, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Cancer) illustrating how theory and research can inform the development of evidence-based practice. Features: * Focuses on how theory and practice link in health promotion * Contributions from HP Practitioners illustrate practice issues * Reflection and discussion points, activities and case studies encourage critical response * Clearly written chapters explore and explain dilemmas and challenges in HP * Grounded in current practice while identifying how reader can work towards evidence-based Health Promotion practice

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About Jennie Naidoo


Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING . Health: A Community View . Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context . Thinking Upstream: Conceptualizing Health from a Population Perspective . THE ART AND SCIENCE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING . Epidemiology . Community Assessment . Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation . Community Health Education . Case Management . FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE HEALTH OF THE COMMUNITY . The Health Care System . Economics of Health Care . Policy, Politics, Legislation and Community Health Nursing. Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing . Environmental Health . POPULATIONS IN THE COMMUNITY . Child and Adolescent Health . Women's Health . Men's Health . Family Health . Senior Health . Populations Affected by Disabilities . Homeless Populations . Rural and Migrant Health . SPECIAL NEEDS IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH . Mental Health . Violence in the Community . Substance Abuse . SPECIAL SERVICE NEEDS . Communicable Disease and Public Health . School Health . Occupational Health . Correctional Health . Parish Health . Home Health . THE FUTURE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING . Health in the Global Community . Community Health Nursing: Making a Difference

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GOR002011465
Practising Health Promotion: Dilemmas and Challenges by Jennie Naidoo
Jennie Naidoo
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1998-04-23
396
0702021229
9780702021220
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