Community health is a major field of study within the medical and clinical sciences which focuses on the maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health status of population groups and communities. Community health tends to focus on a defined geographical community.
Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole. Modern medical science is growing day by day. The volume of information available is huge. Detailed knowledge of normal functions of living being providing a firm foundation. Knowledge of the structure becomes an essential base to understand the functions better.Keeping in mind the close connection between the structure and functions we have tried to integrate Anatomy and Physiology in the first part of this book. Medical professionals are faced with challenges of handling infected persons as part of their practice. They face the threat of dealing with infections which do not have a satisfactory cure. We have added a section on Microbiology to give an insight into this important aspect of patient management.
This book” essential, fundamental of nursing procedures include base and medical-surgical procedures. The base procedure of 55 for the 1st year GNM and medical-surgical procedure 69 for the second year GNM students. The importance of this book is in learning procedures with their lying principles. A nurse should be able to practice in any situation irrespective of the availability of the articles, or their medical-surgical apparatus in units. The nursing educators will find this book very useful for fulfilling their desires for applying principles and practice.
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour, of personality and intelligence. The basic concepts of psychology are presented in this book since, it is very important as the author views it, that all nurses must also know and understand the origin and the development of psychology as a science.This book is also aimed to teach the students of Nursing to acquire knowledge and skills in a broader social outlook. It comprehensively covers the basic and introductory concepts of sociology as related to the health care profession and help the students to understand the subject in an easy manner.
The book focuses on the relevance of sociology to contemporary nursing practice. Clearly written, and carefully illustrated, the book uses jargon-free explanations of sociological theories and evidence to show how studying sociology can be useful in all branches of professional nursing practice.
English is a very vital subject for nursing professionals. Nurses act as a bridge between doctors and patients.” English for nurses” is a complete solution for nursing students as it covers the essentials of basic English grammar, composition and communication skills. The communication skills section is specially framed according to the demand of the nursing profession. Various day to day conversations is included to train the nursing students in English speaking. The complete section is designed according to the demand of nursing professionals.
Child health nursing is designed to help the students to develop and understand the concept of child health, the trends in child care and health problems of children. It will enable the students to meet the needs of the children, in health and sickness.
This course book is designed for students to practice community health nursing for the individual, family, and groups at both urban and rural setting by using concept and principles of health and community health nursing.