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Community and Public Health Nursing: Evidence for Practice (2nd Edition) – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Gail A. Harkness, Rosanna DeMarco
  • File Size: 59 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 576 pages
  • Publisher: LWW; 2nd, North American edition (January 31, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00RY6YUV8
  • ISBN-10: 1451191316
  • ISBN-13: 9781451191318

Develop the critical thinking skills and complex reasoning abilities you need to make connections between data and community and public health practice decisions with Community and Public Health Nursing, Evidence For Practice 2nd Edition. Manageable, Succinct, and logically organized, the ebook focuses on the individual in the context of the community setting and on the global community, reflecting increasingly global healthcare concerns,

  • Principles of basic biostatistics and epidemiology are integrated with core principles of community and public health nursing to provide both the methods and the knowledge you need to analyze, gather, and evaluate data as evidence for community health practice decisions.
  • Coverage of health and cultural disparities, including ways to modify health care delivery systems to meet specific needs, is reflected in practice concerns, case studies, and evidence-for-practice examples.
  • Concrete examples that present the scientific basis for nursing practice help you interpret and apply statistical data.
  • Chapter Highlights provide brief outlines of the content, allowing you to read with a purpose.
  • Boldface Key Terms define essential concepts and terminology.
  • Case studies in every chapter give you an opportunity to apply community health concepts to real life scenarios, stimulating your critical thinking and analytic skills.
  • Objectives list the observable changes expected when you complete the chapter.
  • Chapter-ending Key Concepts summarize the chapter’s important concepts and are ideal for review
  • Evidence-for-Practice Briefs provide examples of objective evidence obtained from research studies that provide direction for practice.
  • Student Perspectives showcase stories from college nursing students who share their own experiences and reflections.
  • Critical Thinking questions in every chapter require you to combine research, context, and judgment in your answers.
  • Practice Points highlight essential facts relevant to evidence-based practice.
  • Healthy People 2020 information includes national and state activities and goals that reflect the national Healthy People 2020 objectives.
  • Community Resources sections list sources of help or information that are available in most communities.
  • Ethical/Legal Issuevignettes demonstrate unique ethical and legal concerns in community and public health nursing.
  • Levels of Prevention boxes provide examples of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of disease and illness.
  • “How to” boxes provide the specific steps involved in completing important tasks.

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