Pillitteri’s Child and Family Health Nursing in Australia and New Zealand

Christine Haley

Child and Family Health Nursing in Australia and New Zealand provides a complete learning experience for nursing and midwifery students. Comprehensively reviewed in Australia and New Zealand, it introduces students to wellness and illness in child and family health as family-centred events within a nursing process framework, in a clear, reader-friendly style. It is based on a philosophy of nursing care that respects clients as individuals, while also viewing them as part of families and communities. Features – Comprehensive discussion of all facets of child and family health nursing – A sensitive, holistic outlook on nursing practice – A primary healthcare model that promotes wellness with individuals, families and communities – A strong focus on communication, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and critical thinking – An emphasis on individualised, person-centred care, the perception of pregnancy and childbirth as periods of wellness, the importance of meeting the needs of a culturally diverse population and the value of a partnership between nurses and clients in the management of health and illness – Follows the family from the pregnancy period through labour, delivery and the postpartal period and then follows the child from birth through to adolescence – Designed for undergraduate students, as well as for practising nurses who are expanding their knowledge

  • Wolters Kluwer
  • 9781922228444
  • Sep 13 2013
  • Edition 2