Promoting health in children and young people: the role of the nurse

Moyse, Karen (2009) Promoting health in children and young people: the role of the nurse. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester. ISBN 9781405158008, 140515800X

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Abstract

Promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people is a vital part of every child nurse's role. Promoting Health in Children and Young People provides practical guidance on everyday health issues such as preventing obesity, dental health, skin care and prevention of diseases and infections. It explores best practice for nursing children with chronic illnesses such as asthma, cancer, diabetes and disabilities, and gives guidance on promoting the health of adolescents looking at issues of sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol. Each chapter discusses key health promotion messages, relevant government policy and health promotion activities.

Item Type:Book or Monograph
Additional Information:Promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people is a vital part of every child nurse's role. Promoting Health in Children and Young People provides practical guidance on everyday health issues such as preventing obesity, dental health, skin care and prevention of diseases and infections. It explores best practice for nursing children with chronic illnesses such as asthma, cancer, diabetes and disabilities, and gives guidance on promoting the health of adolescents looking at issues of sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol. Each chapter discusses key health promotion messages, relevant government policy and health promotion activities.
Keywords:nursing, Child health services, Child health
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B730 Paediatric Nursing
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:4880
Deposited By: Paul Stainthorp
Deposited On:25 Jan 2012 13:19
Last Modified:25 Jan 2012 13:19

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