Community health nursing : frameworks for practice


    • Watkins, Dianne
    • Edwards, Judy
    • Gastrell, Pam


Community health nursing : frameworks for practice

edited by Dianne Watkins, Judy Edwards, Pam Gastrell

Baillière Tindall, c2003

2nd ed

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Includes index



This new edition of a highly successful key textbook for community health courses has been fully updated to reflect the changes in primary health care over the last decade. There are new chapters on the prevention of physical child abuse, community mental health nursing, community learning disability nursing and school nursing and greater emphasis on the significance of public health as a framework for practice. "Community Health Nursing" identifies frameworks that can help define new roles in practice and will provoke discussion on the common challenges and concerns relevant to all nurses in the community, including pressures for change in health and social policy, primary care and quality improvement; the public health framework epidemiology, poverty and health issues; the family as a framework for practice from both sociological and psychological perspectives; professional frameworks for practice legal and ethical aspects, teamwork and leadership; shifting the boundaries of community practice changing clinical roles in specialist nursing areas; and, challenges for the future including value for money, information technology and promoting public health. Written by a combination of leading academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines, each chapter identifies key issues and questions for discussion. Extensively referenced and providing clear guidance on up to date further reading, this book provides and comprehensive and thought-provoking analysis of the key issues. All nurses intending to practice in the community will welcome this text as an essential response to the challenges ahead.


Preface. Section 1 - Pressures for change. Recent health and social policy developments. Developments in primary care. Innovation and change in public health. Quality improvement. Section 2 - The public health framework. Epidemiology and disease prevention. Structural issues relating to poverty and health. Frameworks for health improvement. Section 3 - The family as a framework for practice. The family: a sociological perspective. The family: a psychological perspective. Violence within the family. Theories and prevention of child physical abuse. Family nursing. Section 4 - Professional frameworks for practice. Legal aspects of community health nursing. Ethics in practice. Teamwork and team development in health and social care. Leadership in community nursing. Section 5 - Shifting the boundaries of community practice.- Practice nursing. District nursing. Health visiting andpublic health Nursing. Mental health nursing. Community learning disability nursing. Community children's nursing. School nursing. Section 6 - Challenges for the future Alternative ways of working. The challenge of information technology. Value for money. Promoting public health: implications for community nurses. Index

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  • ISBN
    • 070202659X
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  • ページ数/冊数
    xiii, 351 p.
  • 大きさ
    25 cm
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