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Health Promotion in Nursing Practice (6th Edition) [Paperback]

Nola J. Pender , Carolyn L. Murdaugh , Mary Ann Parsons
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April 25, 2010 0135097215 978-0135097212 6
Health Promotion in Nurisng Practice presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. The book has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government’s Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.

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Whether you're an undergraduate or graduate nursing student or a nurse practitioner, Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, 4/e offers comprehensive coverage of the nurse's role in the promotion of healthful lifestyles and the prevention of disease. Included are analyses of various definitions of health, clear-cut models for understanding health promotion, and effective assessment tools and strategies. All nurses can assist individuals and families establish healthier lifestyles. This text is the tool that outlines how.

New to the Fourth Edition!

  • Healthy People 2001: Featured throughout the text are relevant, day-to-day examples.
  • Directions for Practice: This special section at the end of each chapter provides practical examples for application.
  • Expanded focus: New coverage includes discussions of vulnerable populations and questions of how health disparities can be eliminated.

Other Titles of Interest
Murray, Health Promotion through the Life Span, 7/e 0-8385-3688-3
Fontaine/Cleary, Healing Practices 0-8385-0385-3

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product Details

  • Series: Health Promotion in Nursing
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 6 edition (April 25, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0135097215
  • ISBN-13: 978-0135097212
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #20,192 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Nurses promote health March 22, 2014
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good reviews of several health promotion models that are helpful for planning intervention studies for community or individual health promotion.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Public policy textbook January 3, 2014
By mint619
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Good for the class you will need it in. Limited use outside of class unless you plan to do research.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great resource! December 31, 2013
By ATB
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This nursing textbook was required for my first class in my MSN program. What a great resource providing multifacet methods in providing health promotion and prevention for multicultural populations within all different age groups! Truly thought provoking information that will be forever used in practice! Thank you for such an intense and informational resource! Despite the hereditary factor, as a community we can continue to implement healthy living through promotion and prevention education to decrease the likelihood of disease to occur.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Health Promotion in Nursing Practice April 30, 2013
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I purchased this book in a Kindle edition. When I saw the sample of the book that was provided before I purchased it, I thought it would be fine. It was easy to read. However when I purchased this book as a Kindle, the font is too small to see, and the option to adjust or change the font to a larger size is not available for this book. I thought buying the Kindle edition was a good idea, but it was not.

I would not recommend buying this book in the Kindle form.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Purchase; Book condition was as stated May 6, 2014
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I purchased a damaged book at a discount price and it was just a stated... Cover damaged, but content of book in very good condition.I'm not disappointed at all and would gladly purchase from this vender again!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love this book May 3, 2014
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Thorough, succinct information that I can give to my patients. Also updates me on nursing practices on how to promote healthy habits to people in the community.
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By diana
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book was required for a class that I signed up for at the last minute and it arrived in less than 48 hrs. just like advertised.
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By Anne
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Great text book. Was very excited to see the trend toward teaching patients about their illnesses and incorporating the patient into their health care/health promotion planning.
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