Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (Hardcover)15th April 2009
Promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people is a vital part of every child nurseâ€™s role. Promoting Health in Children and Young People provides practical guidance on everyday health issues such as preventing obesity, dental health, skin care and prevention of diseases and infections.
It explores best practice for nursing children with chronic illnesses such as asthma, cancer, diabetes and disabilities, and gives guidance on promoting the health of adolescents looking at issues of sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol.
Each chapter discusses key health promotion messages, relevant government policy and health promotion activities. This accessible text provides nurses with the skills and knowledge to transform the NSF into everyday health promotion practice.
- Provides a clear skillsâ€“based approach to undertaking health promotion practice
- Emphasises the role of the nurse in promoting good health in children and young people
- Discusses guidance from recent policy developments including the National Service Framework for Children
- Illustrated with diagrams and boxes highlighting key points.
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Article Id: 10998
Date Added: 15th Apr 2009