Nursing for Public Health
Population Based Care
WHO and UK government initiatives have been pushing primary care practitioners to closely consider the wider health needs of populations. This book directly addresses issues of everyday importance to practitioners, and covers core elements of specialist courses for post-graduate students.
The book has 14 chapters, split into three sections :
Core elements of Public Health
Nursing Elements of Public Health
Policy Issues in Public Health
Each chapter has a coherent structure of theory, application and role in practice. Practical or case examples are used and further reading offered. Subject specialists have written specific chapters such as health economics and informatics.