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By Sue Chilton, Heather Bain

A Textbook of group Nursing is a finished and evidence-based advent protecting the whole variety subject matters, together with specialist techniques to care, public healthiness, eHealth, healing relationships and the position of neighborhood nursing in psychological healthiness. the hot variation has been up-to-date all through, together with new directions and guidelines. It additionally presents a more robust specialise in evidence-based practice.

This hassle-free and obtainable textbook contains:

  • Current thought, coverage, and instructions for perform. All chapters are underpinned by way of a powerful proof base;
  • Learning goals for every bankruptcy, plus routines and actions to check present figuring out, advertise reflective perform, and inspire additional reading;
  • Case reviews and examples from perform which draw on all branches of group nursing to demonstrate functional program of theory.

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

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34 Public health and the promotion of wellbeing Dahlgren G and Whitehead M (1991) In Acheson D (1998) Part 1 Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health. London: HMSO. Darzi A (2007) Our NHS Our Future: The Next Stage Review Interim Report. London: NHS COI for the Department of Health. Department for Education and Skills (DfES) (2004) Every Child Matters: Change for Children. Nottingham: DfES Publications. Department of Health (DH) (1999) Saving Lives: Our Healthier Nation. London: Department of Health.

Identifying individual and public health needs through the use of assessment affords nurses the opportunity to promote health and wellbeing in the communities within which they work. This can be on an individual level – for example while undertaking a routine wound dressing an assessment of need may identify the opportunity for health promotion in relation to healthy eating. This could then lead the community nurse to investigate the individual’s circumstances pertaining to their lifestyle choices surrounding diet and nutrition and in addition give them the opportunity to discuss with the individual how this may impact upon their wound healing.

Scottish Government (2008) Equally Well: Report of the Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Scottish Government (2010) The Healthcare Quality Strategy for NHS Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Selvey K and Saunders M (2009) General practice nursing. In Sines D, Saunders M and Forbes-Burford J (eds) Community Health Care Nursing, 4th edn. Chichester: WileyBlackwell. Sines D, Saunders M and Forbes-Burford J (2009) (eds) Community Health Care Nursing, 4th edn.

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