Synopses & Reviews
Appropriate for students and clinicians alike, this popular text addresses the full practice of family nursingfrom 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.
Addresses the full practice of family nursing - identifying the family as a whole - and teaches a holistic, philosophical approach. The student is guided through generalized concepts and theoretical foundations, reality-based applications, case studies, thorough and updated discussions, assessment, and nursing diagnoses.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 655-702) and index.
This popular book addresses the full practice of family nursing—identifying the family as a whole—and teaches a holistic, philosophical approach. The reader is guided through generalized concepts and theoretical foundations, reality-based applications, case studies, thorough and updated discussions, assessment, and nursing diagnoses. Well-organized and complete, this edition includes foundations in family theory and family nursing—essential in preparing a comprehensive family nursing assessment and planning appropriate interventions. A four-part organization covers introductory concepts, theoretical foundations of family nursing, family nursing practice, and cultural diversity among families. For pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, family counselors, clinical nurse specialists, and anyone planning for a career in family or community cursing.
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.