A Textbook of Community Nursing (2nd Edition)


Download A Textbook of Community Nursing (2nd Edition) written by Sue Chilton, Heather Bain in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1498725376; 1138068241/9781498725378/ 9781138068247. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


A Textbook of Community Nursing; 2nd edition (PDF) is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional topics; including professional approaches to public health; care; eHealth; therapeutic relationships and the role of community nursing in mental health. The new 2nd edition has been updated throughout; including new guidelines and policies. It also provides a stronger focus on evidence-based practice.

This user-friendly and accessible etextbook includes:



    • Current theory; policy; and guidelines for practice. All chapters are underpinned by a strong evidence base;


    • Case studies and examples from practice which draw on all branches of community nursing to illustrate practical application of theory.


    • Learning objectives for every chapter; plus exercises and activities to test current understanding; promote reflective practice; and encourage further reading;



This is an essential textbook for all students on specialist community nursing courses; pre-registration nursing students; and qualified nurses entering community practice for the first time.

NOTE: The sale only includes A Textbook of Community Nursing; 2e; in PDF. No access codes included.


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Sue Chilton, Heather Bain






404 pages






1498725376; 1138068241


9781498725378/ 9781138068247

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Content: Nursing in a community environment —
Public health and the promotion of wellbeing —
Professional approaches to care —
Managing risk —
Therapeutic relationships —
Care across the lifespan —
Community nursing assessment —
The role of the community nurse in mental health —
Carers : the keystone of communities and families —
Spirituality : a neglected aspect of care —
Collaborative working : benefits and barriers —
Approaches to acute care in the community —
Emerging issues in long-term conditions —
Providing quality in end-of-life care —
Organization and management of care —
Clinical leadership and quality care —
Development of community nursing in the context of changing times.

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