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Author Friedman, Marilyn M.

Title Family nursing : research, theory & practice / Marilyn M. Friedman, Vicky R. Bowden, Elaine G. Jones.

Publication Info. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2003]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  610.73 F911F    Check Shelf
Edition Fifth edition.
Description xxii, 714 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 655-702) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction to the family -- Two basic purposes of the family -- Why work with the family? -- The family-society interface -- Interaction of health/illness and the family -- Definition of family -- Family health -- Characteristics of healthy families -- Societal changes affecting families -- Varied family forms -- Looking at the future of the American family -- Family nursing implications -- 2. Family nursing : focus, evolution, and goals -- Family nursing : defining the specialty -- Incorporation of family into standards of care -- Family nursing's historical legacy -- Current issues in family nursing -- Family nursing goals : levels of prevention -- Primary prevention : family health promotion and disease prevention -- Secondary prevention -- Tertiary prevention -- 3. Theoretical foundations for family nursing -- Conceptual sources and functions of theory in family nursing -- Nursing conceptual models applicable to family nursing -- Family social science theories -- Family therapy theories -- Family nursing theories : integrated models -- 4. Structural-functional theory -- Theoretical perspectives used in this text -- The structural-functional approach -- Concept of structure -- Concept of function -- Changes in family functions -- 5. Family developmental theory -- Overview of family developmental theory -- The family career or family life cycle -- Two-parent nuclear family career of life cycle stages -- Family career or life cycle stages in divorced families -- Family career or life cycle stages in stepparent families -- Family career or life cycle stages in domestic partner relationships -- Impact of illness and disability on family developmental stages -- Family assessment areas : developmental stage and history of the family -- Family nursing diagnosis -- Family nursing interventions --
6. Systems theory -- General systems theory : paradigm and associated theories -- Central concepts and propositions of general system theory -- Family systems : definition and concepts -- A systems theory perspective on healthy families -- Impact of stress and crises on the family system -- Limitations of family systems theory -- 7. The family nursing process -- Overview of the family nursing process -- Family assessment -- Identifying family problems : family nursing diagnoses -- Planning -- Family nursing interventions -- Evaluation and modification of the plan of care -- Terminating the nurse-family relationship -- 8. Family identifying data : sociocultural assessment and intervention -- The family's cultural orientation -- The family's social class -- Poverty in America -- Family's economic status -- Social class mobility -- Family assessment areas -- 9. Family environmental data -- The family environment and family health -- Characteristics of the home environment -- Characteristics of the neighborhood and community environments -- Sociopolitical environment and family health -- Areas of assessment -- 10. Family communication patterns and processes -- Defining communication -- Elements of communication -- Communication principles -- Channels of communication -- Functional communication processes -- Dysfunctional communication processes -- Functional communication patterns in the family -- Dysfunctional communication patterns in the family -- Factors influencing family communication patterns -- Communication in families with health alterations -- Assessment areas --
11. Family power and decision making -- Family power : concepts and domains -- Variables affecting family power dynamics -- Classifying overall family power structure -- Family power in healthy families -- Power dynamics and family violence -- Assessment of family power -- 12. Family role structure -- Role theory : definitions and key concepts -- Formal family roles -- Informal family roles -- Variables affecting role structure -- Healthy family role functioning -- Family roles during health alterations -- Assessment of family role structure -- 13. Family values -- Basic definitions -- Disparity in value systems -- Value changes in American society -- Major value orientations -- Family values -- Major variables affecting family values -- 14. The family affective function -- Importance of the affective function -- Components of the affective function -- The affective function in energized families -- The family under stress : the affective function -- 15. The family socialization function -- Socialization : definitions and influences -- Societal context for childrearing families -- Contemporary socialization patterns -- Theories related to socialization -- Cultural variations in socialization patterns -- Social class differences in socialization -- Other variables influencing childrearing -- Family form and socialization -- 16. The family health care function -- Family behaviors related to health and illness -- How well families perform the health care function -- Health care practices --
17. Family stress, coping, and adaptation -- How well families are coping -- Basic stress and coping concepts -- Time phases of stress and coping strategies -- Family stress theories -- Stressors and their impact -- Family coping strategies -- Dysfunctional family coping strategies -- Factors influencing coping -- 18. The Latino family -- Latino demographic patterns -- The Latino interface with American society -- Environmental issues -- The acculturation issue -- Socioeconomic status of Latinos -- The normative family form -- Family structural characteristics -- Family functional characteristics -- Family stressors and coping strategies -- 19. The African-American family -- African-American demographic patterns -- The African-American family : a legacy of vulnerability and resilience -- Status of African-American families : criticism of the literature -- African-American family forms and kinship system -- Family values and coping strategies -- The family socialization function -- The family health care function -- Social class differences -- 20. The Asian-American family -- Asian-American demographic patterns -- Commonalities and differences among Asian Americans -- Family structural characteristics -- Family functional characteristics -- Family stressors and coping strategies -- Influence of acculturation on family structure and functions -- Appendices -- A. The Friedman family assessment model (long form) -- B. The Friedman family assessment model (short form) -- C. Case study of the O'Shea family -- D. Family nursing process example : the O'Shea family -- E. Answer to vignette and study questions -- Glossary of terms.
Subject Family nursing.
Family Nursing -- Programmed Instruction.
Added Author Bowden, Vicky R.
Jones, Elaine, Ph. D.
ISBN 0130608246
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