Health Promotion in Nursing

Health Promotion in Nursing

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A comprehensive text organized to provide students with a clear understanding of health promotion, its importance in nursing, and how it is related to various age groups in society. It provides a holistic perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, sociological, economic, environmental, and political domains affecting health. It also addresses fundamental areas for promoting health through nutrition, physical fitness, and weight control as well as contemporary issues related to avoidance of substance abuse, use of holistic techniques, being culturally competent, and improving the environment.With health care focus shifting from treatment of disease to preventing disease, nursing students and professionals will appreciate this fresh, holistic approach to promoting health.

Title:Health Promotion in Nursing
Author:Janice A. Maville, Carolina G. Huerta
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2002


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