Rural Nursing

Editor/Author Winters, Charlene A.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $75.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $112.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-617085-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 62
Book Status: Available
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The fourth edition of the only text to focus on nursing concepts, theory, and practice in rural settings continues to provide comprehensive and evidence-based information to nursing educators, researchers, and policy-makers. The book presents a wealth of new information that expands upon the rural nursing theory base and greatly adds to our understanding of current rural health care issues.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Foreword - Pamela Stewart Fahs, RN, DSN
  • Preface
  • Part I The Rural Nursing Theory Base
  • 1. Rural Nursing: Developing the Theory Base - Kathleen Ann Long and Clarann Weinert
  • 2. Updating the Rural Nursing Theory Base - Helen J. Lee and Meg K. McDonagh
  • 3. Exploring Rural Nursing Theory Across Borders - Charlene A. Winters, Elizabeth H. Thomlinson, Chad O'Lynn, Helen J. Lee, Meg K. McDonagh, Dana S. Edge, and Marlene A. Reimer
  • 4. The Rural Nursing Theory: A Literature Review - Deana L. Molinari and Ruiling Guo
  • Part II Perspectives of Rural Persons
  • 5. Health Needs and Perceptions of Rural Persons - Ronda L. Bales, Charlene A. Winters, and Helen J. Lee
  • 6. Assessing Resilience in Older Frontier Women - Gail M. Wagnild and Linda M. Torma
  • 7. Rural and Remote Women and Resilience: Grounded Theory and Photovoice Variations on a Theme: An Update - Beverly D. Leipert
  • 8. Palliative Care at the End of Life: A Rural Family Perspective - Dorothy M. “Dale” Mayer and Rebecca Murphy
  • Part III The Rural Dweller and Response to Illness
  • 9. Patterns of Responses to Symptoms in Rural Residents: The Symptom-Action-Timeline Process - Janice A. Buehler, Maureen Malone, and Janis M. Majerus-Wegerhoff
  • 10. Beyond the Symptom-Action-Timeline Process: Explicating the Health-Needs-Action Process - Andrea D. Rasmussen, Chad O'Lynn, and Charlene A. Winters
  • 11. Chronic Illness Experience of Isolated Rural Women: Use of an Online Support Group Intervention - Charlene A. Winters and Therese Sullivan
  • 12. Negotiation of Constructed Gender Among Rural Male Caregivers - Chad O'Lynn
  • 13. Complementary Therapy and Health Literacy in Rural Dwellers - Jean M. Shreffler-Grant, Elizabeth Nichols, Clarann Weinert, and Bette Ide
  • 14. Acceptability: One Component in Choice of Health Care Provider - Jean M. Shreffler-Grant
  • 15. Health Disparities in Rural Populations Across the Life Span - Angeline Bushy
  • Part IV Rural Nursing Practice and Education
  • 16. The Distinctive Nature and Scope of Rural Nursing Practice: Philosophical Bases - Jane Ellis Scharff
  • 17. Men Working as Rural Nurses: Land of Opportunity - Chad O'Lynn
  • 18. Rural Nurses’ Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Evidence-Based Practice - Brenda D. Koessl, Charlene A. Winters, Helen J. Lee, and Lori Hendrickx
  • 19. The Use of Rural Hospitals for Clinical Placements in Nursing Education - Lori Hendrickx, Heidi Mennenga, and Laurie Johansen
  • 20. U.S.-Mexico Border: Challenges and Opportunities in Rural and Border Health - Eva M. Moya, Guillermina Solis, Rebeca L. Ramos, Mark W. Lusk, and Carliene S. Quist
  • 21. Reestablishing Nursing Education in Haiti: Nurses Helping Nurses After Complex Humanitarian Emergencies - Michele V. Sare
  • Part V Rural Public Health
  • 22. Environmental Risk Reduction for Rural Children - Wade G. Hill and Patricia Butterfield
  • 23. The Culture of Rural Communities: An Examination of Rural Nursing Concepts at the Community Level - Nancy E. Findholt
  • 24. Community Resiliency and Rural Nursing: Canadian and Australian Perspectives - Judith C. Kulig, Desley Hegney, and Dana S. Edge
  • 25. Influence of the Rural Environment on Children's Physical Activity and Eating Behaviors - Nancy E. Findholt, Linda J. Jerofke, Yvonne L. Michael, and Victoria W. Brogoitti
  • 26. Public Health Accreditation in Rural and Frontier Counties: A Montana Perspective - Michele V. Sare
  • 27. Nurses in Occupational Practice in Agricultural and Rural Communities in New York State: Providing Occupational Health and Safety Education and Prevention Services - Bernadette D. Hodge, Diana E. Gaetano, Susan B. Ackerman, Connie A. Jastremski, and Terry Fulmer
  • Part VI Looking Ahead
  • 28. Implications for Education, Practice, and Policy - Jean M. Shreffler-Grant and Marlene A. Reimer
  • 29. Nursing Workforce Development, Clinical Practice, Research, and Nursing Theory: Connecting the Dots - Angeline Bushy and Charlene A. Winters
  • 30. An Analysis of Key Concepts for Rural Nursing - Helen J. Lee, Charlene A. Winters, Robin L. Boland, Susan J. Raph, and Janice A. Buehler