Health Promotion in Nursing
Author: Janice A. Maville, Carolina G. Huerta
Publisher: Delmar Thomson Learning
Release Date: July 12, 2007
Health Promotion in Nursing, 2nd edition, offers a unique holistic viewpoint on the importance of achieving and maintaining health and wellness at all stages of life. It begins with an overview of health promotion concepts, nursing theories, and life span considerations. Organized within a biological, psychological, social, and environmental framework, Health Promotion in Nursing examines all aspects of health & wellness, focusing on the community and individual. This second edition also devotes attention to technology and its influence on health and wellness. Fundamental areas of health promotion such as nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, cultural sensitivity, and avoidance of substance abuse are covered in depth. Health promotion nursing strategies are highlighted as appropriate in the care of individuals, communities, and groups.