Family Nursing in Action emphasizes translational knowledge in family nursing within a variety of different fields of nursing practice, education, and research around the world. The book has three main core bases where: (a) practice models in family nursing are displayed; (b) results of family nursing research and intervention are presented; and (c) innovations in programs of nursing research within a variety of health care settings and systems are introduced. Health problems that families around the globe are now confronted with do not only have complex origins but can also have a huge impact on families lives. There is a great need to focus on family perspectives within todays health care services. In this book, the cutting edge of knowledge in family nursing within an international context is described making it an invaluable source for practicing nurses as well as an important text to use in undergraduate and graduate nursing education. Contributing authors include Paivi Astedt-Kurki, John L. Belew, Janice M. Bell, Elizabeth Kay-Raining, Joan L. Bottorff, Sharon Denham, Francine Ducharme, Fabie Duhamel, France Dupuis, Ann Garwick, Jean Hughes, Thorbjorg Soley Ingadottir, Helga Jonsdottir, Marja Kauonen, Judy Kendall, Catherine Laing, Merian Litchfield, Wendy Looman, Angela Morck, Nancy J. Moules, Carole A. Robinson, Ann Seppelt, Anna Olafia Sigurdardottir, Denise Sommerfeld, Erla Kolbrun Svavarsdottir, Aaron Tabacco, Nicole Toner, Iris Torchalla, Marcia Van Riper, and Lorraine M. Wright.
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University of Iceland Press
February 21, 2013
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