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Family Nursing: Research, Theory, and Practice, 5th edition

  • Marilyn R Friedman
  • Vicky R. Bowden
  • Elaine Jones

Published by Pearson (August 8th 2002) - Copyright © 2003

5th edition

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Overview

Appropriate for students and clinicians alike, this popular text addresses the full practice of family nursing—from assessment to diagnosis to intervention. Teaching holistic, philosophical approach, it details the theoretical foundations family nursing as well as nursing theories in family nursing practice. Revised content throughout provides a comprehensive and relevant presentation, with updated statistics and references as well as new chapters that address practice areas. Well-organized and complete, this is the ideal resource for building a sound theoretical background of nursing interventions.

FEATURES INCLUDE
  • New Family vignettes at the end of each chapter apply content to real-life situations.
  • New Chapters addressing practice areas include family assessment, family diagnoses, and family nursing interventions.
  • New Coverage of family nursing practice gives comprehensive treatment to gender differences, sociocultural variation, and differences created by health alterations.
  • New Chapter outlines detail core content and organize learning goals.
  • Family assessment model details the knowledge needed to complete 4tssesstnent and develop diagnoses and intervention guidelines.
  • Chapter-end summaries, questions and answers highlight essential information and test understanding.
  • Discussions of advanced clinical practice settings offer insight into the field.

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS.

 1. Introduction to the Family.

2. Family Nursing: Focus, Evolution, and Goals.

II. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF FAMILY NURSING.

 3. Theoretical Foundations for Family Nursing.

 4. Structural-Functional Theory.

 5. Family Developmental Theory.

 6. Systems Theory.

III. FAMILY NURSING PRACTICE.

 7. The Family Nursing Process.

 8. Family Identifying Data: Sociocultural Assessment and Intervention.

 9. Family Environmental Data.

10. Family Communication Patterns and Processes.

11. Family Power and Decision-Making.

12. Family Role Structure.

13. Family Values.

14. The Family Affective Function.

15. The Family Socialization Function.

16. The Family Health Care Function.

17. Family Stress, Coping and Adaptation.

IV. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AMONG FAMILIES.

18. The Latino Family.

19. The African-American Family.

20. The Asian-American Family.

APPENDICES.

A. The Friedman Family Assessment Model (Long Form).

B. The Friedman Family Assessment Model (Short Form).

C. Case Study of the O'Shea Family.

D. Family Nursing Process Example: The O'Shea Family.

E. Answers to Vignette and Study Questions.

References.

Glossary.

Index.

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