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Rural Nursing, Fourth Edition: Concepts, Theory, and Practice Charlene A. Winters

Rural Nursing, Fourth Edition: Concepts, Theory, and Practice

Charlene A. Winters

Published March 20th 2013
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520 pages
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The fourth edition of the only text to focus on nursing concepts, theory, and practice in rural settings continues to provide comprehensive and evidence-based information to nursing educators, researchers, and policy-makers. The book presents aMoreThe fourth edition of the only text to focus on nursing concepts, theory, and practice in rural settings continues to provide comprehensive and evidence-based information to nursing educators, researchers, and policy-makers. The book presents a wealth of new information that expands upon the rural nursing theory base and greatly adds to our understanding of current rural health care issues. It retains seminal chapters that consider theory and practice, client and cultural perspectives, response to illness, and community roles in sustaining good health. Authored by contributors from the United States, Canada, and Australia, the text examines rural health issues from a national and international perspective.The 4th edition presents new chapters on:Border health issuesPalliative careResearch applications of rural nursing theoryResilience in rural eldersVulnerabilitiesHealth disparitiesSocial disparities in healthUse of rural hospitals in nursing educationEstablishing nursing education following disasterPublic health accreditation in rural and frontier countiesDeveloping the workforce to meet the needs for rural practice, research, and theory developmentKey Features:Provides a single-source reference on rural nursing concepts, theory, and practiceCovers critical issues regarding nursing practice in sparsely populated regionsPresents a national and international focusUpdates content and includes a wealth of new informationDesigned for nurse educators and students at the graduate level