Vlok's Community Health Revised 6e WITH CD (Paperback)

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Vlok's Community Health Revised 6e WITH CD (Paperback)

By Marina Clarke (Editor)


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Building on the reputation of Manual of Community Nursing and Communicable Diseases, the all-new Vlok's Community Health is relevant for the community health professional under the re-engineered primary healthcare system. Topics covered include public health, the national health insurance and community oriented primary care, as well as care of the individual throughout the lifespan. This wellwritten text places emphasis on practical application of theoretical concepts. The practical aspects extend to the chapters on Managing the Community Clinic and Caring for the Disabled at Home, which contain informative examples and suggestions.


- Public health

- Community-oriented primary care

- Roles and responsibilities of the community nurse

- Management of a healthcare clinic

- Measuring the health status in a community

- Nutrition

- Health promotion: Developing practice for health and wellness

- Communicable diseases

- Non-communicable diseases

- Occupational health and safety

- Medical genetics

- Obstetric care in the community for the non-specialist

- Child health

- School nursing and adolescent health

- Reproductive health

- Men's health

- Gerontology in community nursing

- Disability and management of disability within the primary healthcare setting

- Community mental healthcare

- Family influences on psychopathology

- Intimate partner violence: The hidden pandemic

- Introduction to environmental health

- Environmental hygiene: Food and water

- Environmental health: Housing, air quality and waste management


- Comprehensive and thorough, making it a core text for all nursing qualifications.

- Meets the requirements of current nursing programmes and proposed updates to nursing qualifications

- Addresses the South African situation under the re-engineered primary healthcare system

- Travels easy from the classroom to the practitioner's office, making it the community manual of choice

- Written by specialists in a wide range of disciplines, resulting in an accurate and reliable text

Product Details ISBN: 9781485112044
ISBN-10: 1485112044
Publisher: Juta & Company Ltd
Publication Date: January 20th, 2016
Pages: 644
Language: English