In today's world, it's important to see public health nursing within the larger paradigm of primary health care. The just published Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition by Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson challenges educators and students to broaden their perspectives on public health and working with populations.
It examines how to develop and implement key interventions for particular populations in order to attain better health outcomes. Topics include the role of nursing in primary health care, the history of public health nursing, the science of population-based care, and evidence-based practice for population health.
New to the Third Edition:
- New chapter on the social justice and ethics of population-based care
- New chapter on the relationship between health and the natural and built environment
- New chapter on present-day disasters and disaster management, featuring case studies on Hurricane Irene and mass violence
- More information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
- Navigate 2 Companion Website
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