Health Promotion

By Dominic Upton

© 2009 – Routledge

68 pages

Purchasing Options:
Hardback: 9780273728689
pub: 2010-01-18
US Dollars$11.95

e–Inspection Copy

About the Book

Talking to patients is not always easy. Sometimes you have to deliver bad news or encourage them to change their behaviour such as quitting smoking or practicing safe sex. With this easy to use pocket-sized guide you can quickly access information on how to reach your patient with confidence whilst promoting a healthier lifestyle.

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Table of Contents

Changing unhealthy behaviour: general tips



Substance misuse

Diet and weight

Physical activity

Safe sex

Special groups

Key references

Contact numbers and websites

About the Series

Nursing and Health Survival Guides

These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nursing / General