This ambitious and long-awaited volume brings together foremost nursing scholars and educators to review and critique the state of nursing research across topics most relevant to current practice. Comprehensive in scope, cogent and truly thought provoking, a book such as the Handbook for Clinical Nursing Research is a must-have shelf reference for every nurse carrying out research or aspiring to conduct research and for those who teach them.

Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
Health promotion and risk reduction
Nola J.Pender

Health promotion and risk reduction services I 11 are becoming a vital part of comprehensive health care for persons of all ages. The science that provides the base for health promotion and risk reduction is expanding rapidly, but we have much more to learn. However, we already know a great deal about what behavioral and environmental changes are needed to promote health. We know less about how to bring about positive changes. Nurse scientists are in an ideal position to help build the sciences of health promotion and risk reduction. Their holistic orientation to health care is ideally suited to designing and testing the multidimensional approaches that are needed to create health-strengthening environments and positive ...

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