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Main description:

Hugely popular with students, Health Promotion is now in its third edition, and has been thoroughly updated to provide the theoretical framework that is vital for health promotion. It offers a foundation for practice that encourages students and practitioners to identify opportunities for health promotion in their area of work.


Contents:

Contents PART 1: THE THEORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION

1. Concepts of health

2. Influences on health

3. Measuring health

4. Defining health promotion

5. Models and approaches to health promotion

6. Ethical issues in health promotion

7. The politics of health promotion

PART 2: STRATEGIES & METHODS

8. Developing personal skills

9. Strengthening community action

10. Using media in health promotion

11. Re-orienting health services

12. Developing healthy public policy

PART 3: SETTINGS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

13. Health promotion in schools

14. Health promotion in the workplace

15. Health promotion in neighbourhoods

16. Health promotion in primary health care and hospitals

17. Health promotion in prisons

PART 4: IMPLEMENTING HEALTH PROMOTION

18. Assessing health needs

19. Planning health promotion interventions

20. Evaluating health promotion

Glossary Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780702037535
Publisher: Elsevier (Bailliere Tindall)
Publication date: January, 2009
Pages: 328

Subcategories: Nursing, Public Health