Promoting Health in Children and Young People

Promoting Health in Children and Young People

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Promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people is a vital part of every child nursea€™s role. Promoting Health in Children and Young People provides practical guidance on everyday health issues such as preventing obesity, dental health, skin care and prevention of diseases and infections. It explores best practice for nursing children with chronic illnesses such as asthma, cancer, diabetes and disabilities, and gives guidance on promoting the health of adolescents looking at issues of sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol. Each chapter discusses key health promotion messages, relevant government policy and health promotion activities. This accessible text provides nurses with the skills and knowledge to transform the NSF into everyday health promotion practice. a€c Provides a clear skills-based approach to undertaking health promotion practice a€c Emphasises the role of the nurse in promoting good health in children and young people a€c Discusses guidance from recent policy developments including the National Service Framework for Children a€c Illustrated with diagrams and boxes highlighting key points... and technical occupations (III) Skilled occupations a€“ non-manual and manual ( IV) Partly skilled occupations (V) Unskilled ... By 2010 it wants to see a reduction in the number of people killed in road accidents by 40% and the number of children killed or seriously injured reduced by 50%, compared with ... It relates specifically to 2002a€“2004 for England, but there are similarities with other parts of the UK.

Title:Promoting Health in Children and Young People
Author:Karen Moyse
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-11-16


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