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This book is the first full-length in-depth treatment of settings as a focal point for planning, organizing and implementing health promotion. The concept of ‘setting’ is fundamental to theory and practice in health promotion. Internationally renowned authors describe the state-of-the-art in the theory and practice of health promotion in settings such as the home, school, workplace, community, and state and offer insightful commentaries on each other’s work.

The Health Care Institution as a Setting for Health Promotion
The health care institution as a setting for health promotion
Joy L.Johnson

Health promotion is directed toward helping individuals, families, and communities increase control over and improve their health. This chapter addresses the potential for health promotion in health care institutions, ...

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