Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, making it essential reading for all student and practising midwives, as well as clinical practitioners. Emphasizing the link between theory and practice, the second edition incorporates chapters on domestic violence, sexual health, breastfeeding, and mental health promotion. Text boxes make the text accessible and user-friendly and case studies and summaries put the material in practical context. Additional readings encourage readers to further research and reflection on their own practice. Throughout the book, the importance of the role of the midwife in health promotion is emphasized. This second edition brings together contributions from a variety of experienced practitioners.
Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, linking theory and practice. The third edition of this evidence-based text covers essential topics such as breastfeeding, smoking, mental health, behaviour change and sexual health promotion and includes new chapters on healthy eating in pregnancy, pelvic floor health during the childbearing years and violence against women. All the chapters are updated and some are completely rewritten to reflect recent changes and developments in midwifery practice. Text boxes make the text accessible and user-friendly, and case studies and summaries put the material in practical context. Additional readings encourage readers to further research and reflection on their own practice. This textbook is essential reading for midwives and health visitors in education and practice.
This practical and exciting new text explores health promotion and the role of the midwife today. It offers practical advice while integrating health promotion theory into midwifery practice. The reader is encouraged to explore current health advice and to appraise the available information on health promotion and the midwife's role.
Midwives fulfil a major health promotion role in both the hospital and community settings, yet there are currently no specific texts available for them on this subject. Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the role of the midwife as a Health Educator, focusing on relevant models, the factors which influence health and topics including midwifery ethics, communication, counselling, the media and assertiveness.
This text examines all aspects of health promotion as they relate to midwifery practice. Topics covered include, the role of breastfeeding counsellors, health promotion and the homeless family, fetal screening tests and health promotion after pregnancy.
Health Promotion in Midwifery has been fully revised and updated for this expanded new edition, exploring the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwifes role in health promotion making it essential reading for all student and practising midwives, as well as clinical practitioners. New features including reflection boxes and case studies that make the text accessible and user-friendly and encourage the reader into further research and reflection on their own practice. New chapters on domestic violence and partnership working and midwives have been incorporated, and sections on current issues such as sexual health, breastfeeding and mental health promotion have been brought fully up to date.
Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance
Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing students and practitioners. Health promotion is a growing core component of nursing care, and this text combines superb illustrations with accessible information to make the key concepts of health promotion clear and easy to understand. It also provides guidance for how this can be applied in daily practice in all fields of nursing to promote the health of individual patients and communities. Divided into six sections, the first looks at the relationship between the outcomes of public health and the outcomes of nursing, before going on to explore the definitions and different approaches of health promotion.This includes the causes and determinants of morbidity and mortality, and the skills and resources that can support nurses in promoting health with individual patients. It also examines strategies for working with communities to improve health, as well as the ethics of health promotion in nursing. The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Closely linked with the public health outcomes as represented by the NMC, the 6Cs of nursing, essential nursing skills clusters as well as the implications for nursing arising from recent inquiries. Highly visual colour presentation, with full colour illustrations throughout
The Role of the Nurse midwife and Health Visitor in Health Promotion
Nursing for Public Health reflects the growing need for all nurses to promote the health of patients as well as treating illnesses. This textbook examines core policies, theories, and models of public health, alongside nursing skills and interventions for health issues such as obesity, smoking and sexual health.
An in-depth book that covers all the important topics that relate to health promotion and health education, a field of growing importance to nursing. It includes applications to all four branches of nursing and also to midwifery. It is research-based and full of reliable information which will help nurses and midwives cope successfully with their widening 'health promotion' role.