Community Health Nursing

by BT Basavanthappa

Community health nursing is a population-focused, community-oriented approach aimed at health promotion of an entire population, and prevention of disease, disability, and premature death in a population. This book comprised into 16 sections that mainly focus on concepts of community, health and nursing, determinants of health, concepts of epidemiology, communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, demography, concepts of community health and community health nursing, health planning, policies and problems, delivery of community health services, components of health services, community health nursing approaches, roles and responsibilities of community health nursing personnel, job responsibilities of community health nursing personnel, health and social issues, national health programs, health agencies, which are further divided into 85 chapters. Each chapter stands on its own merit and may be read independently of others. The text has been written in simple language and style in well-organized and systematized way, and utmost care has been taken to cover the entire prescribed course material for nursing students. It may be a comprehensive source book that offers valuable base for designing community health nursing strategies for the individuals, families, groups and communities.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Basavanthappa BT Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Rajarajeshwari College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Faculty of Nursing, RGUHS, Karnataka, India, Academic Council, RGUHS, Karnataka, India; IGNOU, BSc Nursing Course, Karnataka and Goa, India; Nursing Research Society of India, New Delhi, India; Trained Nurses , ssociation of India, New Delhi, India; RGUHS Nursing Teachers Association, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789351529187
Speciality Community Health Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18681
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 1494
Book Type Textbook


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