Home > Books > Health Visiting: A Rediscovery
Health Visiting: A Rediscovery
View PDF

Health Visiting: A Rediscovery

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 3rd
Authors/Editor: Luker, Karen; Orr, Jean; McHugh, Gretl A.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-444-33581-1
  • Description
  • Details

Essential reading for those training to become health visitors and those who are practitioners working with and in the community.

As we celebrate the 150 year anniversary of the profession in 2012, Health Visiting: A Rediscovery has been thoroughly revised and updated since the last edition to reflect the many developments in health policy, public health priorities and health visiting practice. The focus of the book, however, remains the same: placing the health visitor at the forefront of supporting and working with children and families, ensuring the child has the best possible start in life. The increasing importance of working with communities and reaffirming the public health role of the health visitor are discussed and debated. The new edition takes into account the challenges and increasing need for health visitors to engage with research evidence and to evaluate their practice.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Luker, Karen; Orr, Jean; McHugh, Gretl A.
  • ISBN: 978-1-444-33581-1
  • Specialty:
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
    General Interest Nursing
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Pages: 280
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Embase® The Embase database is the most trusted source of global, evidence-based pharmacological and biomedical research with over 30 million bibliographic records dating back to 1947.
JOTM
Visible Body Heart & Circulatory Premium This interactive 3D Atlas is a deep dive into the heart and circulatory system for learning, reference, and patient education.
JOTM
Circulation Research Presents peer-reviewed reports on research advances in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, morphology, pathology, physiology, and pharmacology.
JOTM
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Publishes peer-reviewed scientific and clinical studies to advance the understanding and application of regional techniques for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Valvular Heart Disease
Portable and clinically oriented, this full-color handbook is a unique and timely guide to valvular heart disease and percutaneous coronary interventions.

Khonsari's Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique
Details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richly illustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications.