A textbook of community nursing by Sue Chilton, Heather Bain

By Sue Chilton, Heather Bain

A Textbook of neighborhood Nursing is a accomplished and evidence-based advent overlaying the complete variety subject matters, together with specialist methods to care, public overall healthiness, eHealth, healing relationships and the function of group nursing in psychological overall healthiness. the hot version has been up to date all through, together with new instructions and guidelines. It additionally presents a more robust specialise in evidence-based practice.

This straightforward and obtainable textbook contains:

  • Current idea, coverage, and directions for perform. All chapters are underpinned through a powerful facts base;
  • Learning pursuits for every bankruptcy, plus routines and actions to check present knowing, advertise reflective perform, and inspire extra reading;
  • Case reports and examples from perform which draw on all branches of neighborhood nursing to demonstrate useful program of theory.

This is an important textual content for all pre-registration nursing scholars, scholars on expert group nursing classes, and certified nurses coming into group perform for the 1st time.

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Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) (2007) Health Inequalities Report: Second Update Bulletin. Belfast: DHSSPSNI. DHSSPS (2010) Healthy Futures 2010–2015: The Contribution of Health Visitors and School Nurses in Northern Ireland. Belfast: DHSSPSNI. Drennan V and Davis K (2008) Trends Over 10 Years in the Primary Care and Community Nurse Workforce in England. London: DH. Drennan V, Goodman C and Leyshon S (2005) Supporting People with Long Term Conditions: Supporting Experienced Hospital Nurses to Move into Community Matron Roles.

Welsh Assembly (2005) Inequalities in Health: The Welsh Dimension 2002–5. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government. Welsh Assembly (2009) Setting the Direction: Primary and Community Services Strategic Delivery Programme. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government. Whiting M, Myers J and Widdas D (2009) Community children’s nursing. In Sines D, Saunders M and Forbes-Burford J (eds) Community Health Care Nursing, 4th edn. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. Further Resources 19 Wilkinson R (2005) The Impact of Inequality.

Health (as previously discussed) comprises both objective and subjective components and is informed by theories from biological sciences, psychology, sociology, epidemiology and health sciences which all contribute to the understanding of health and the barriers to achieving it for individuals, populations and societies (Seedhouse, 2001). The term wellbeing was analyzed by the Sustainable Development Research Network (SDRN, 2005), finding that the term encompassed the concepts of life satisfaction (happiness, quality of life), physical health, income and wealth, relationships, work and leisure, personal stability and lack of depression.

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