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Textbook of Psychology & Sociology For Nurses
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.
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.
The book is about Psychology which is the scientific study of mind and behavior, of personality and intelligence. It includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena of mind as well as feeling and thought. Psychology for Nurses is a comprehensive book.
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 the normal functions of living 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 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. The book contains the latest 2011 census data and 2015 health services related to data, diagrams, flow charts tables, and important tables, abbreviations, and terminology for the quick revision of book.
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.
The Relevance of Sociology in the Nursing Profession is important. Sociology is defined as a study of human behavior inside the societal context. Despite its huge importance in politics, organizations, and other statistical fields, nursing students struggle to see its relevance in their chosen career. The study of sociology helps the individual to understand human society and how social system work.
Microbes may be the most significant life form sharing this planet with humans because of their pervasive presence. Microbial diseases are frequent and often severe. In this book, you understand and employ the principles of microbiology and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis which enable the physician, nurses, and medical scientist to control an increasing number of infectious disease.
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.