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community health

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Preventive services, mainly outside the hospital, involving the surveillance of special groups of the population, such as preschool and school children, women, and the elderly, by means of...

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Improving community nutrition, care, and health

Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 3891 words.

This chapter identifies barriers that prevent women, children, and other vulnerable groups from receiving the care and good health they need to be well nourished, and explains how to remove...

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Vocational rehabilitation

Manoj Sivan, Margaret Phillips, Ian Baguley and Melissa Nott.

in Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Medicine

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions. 2183 words.

Work is important for the health and well-being of individuals, regardless of whether it is paid or unpaid employment. Employment is known to be a critical component of personal identity...

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primary health care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 19 words.

Health care provided in the community by a range of health care staff. Compare primary care

community care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 18 words.

Health and other care services provided in the *community, rather than in institutions such as hospitals.

occupational therapy

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 146 words.

A profession concerned with enabling individuals, groups, communities, and societies to achieve and maintain health through occupation. Occupational therapy enables

primary care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 81 words.

Health care provided in the community, to which individuals have direct access, and so is often the first point of

public health

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 23 words.

Protecting and promoting the health and safety of communities through a range of methods such as education, research, and policy

Vitamins and trace elements

J. Powell-Tuck and M. Eastwood.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

P ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 16191 words.

Vitamins

Vitamins are diverse, unrelated organic compounds that some higher animals, humans included, cannot synthesize and which play key roles in...

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Working with communities and households

Charity Dirorimwe, Pooja Pandey Rana and Ann Burgess.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 8315 words.

This chapter gives guidelines on how to work with communities and individual households in order to help people improve their nutrition. It lists which data are useful, including data on...

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Obesity and other nutrition-related non-communicable diseases

Hélène Delisle.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 4283 words.

This chapter addresses the growing issue of ‘overnutrition’ and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases, and describes the metabolic syndrome. Obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular...

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Nutrition for Developing Countries

Edited by Felicity Savage King, Ann Burgess, Victoria J. Quinn and Akoto K. Osei.

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 400 pages.

This third edition of Nutrition for Developing Countries explains, in clear simple language and with many illustrations, how health and nutrition workers can help households to feed and...

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Integrative Nursing in the Community

Judith Fouladbakhsh and Susan G. Szczesny.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4699 words.

This chapter discusses integrative community health nursing, providing a model to guide practitioners as they address the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of individuals,...

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Advancing Wellbeing in People, Organizations, and Communities

Mary Jo Kreitzer, Louise Delagran and Andrea Uptmor.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4461 words.

Well-being is a state of being in balance or alignment in body, mind and spirit. Well-being is impacted by many dimensions including health, purpose, relationships, community, safety and...

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Pregnancy and Lactation

Jacquelyn M. Paykel.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 10626 words.

The journey of pregnancy is unique in medicine as it offers health care providers the opportunity to collaborate with women and assist them in maximizing preventive health measures that can...

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Integrative Nursing and the Environment

Susan Luck.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4326 words.

In today’s modern world, we all face many challenges for maintaining health and preventing disease. Exposure to environmental toxins and pollution are stressors contributing to many of the...

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Concepts and Principles of Integrative Nursing

Mary Koithan.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 5590 words.

Integrative nursing is a way of being-knowing-doing that advances the health and well-being of persons, families, and communities through caring/healing relationships. Six principles of...

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Whole-Systems Healing

Mary Jo Kreitzer, Jayne Felgen and Patricia A. Roach.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 3283 words.

Integrative nursing embodies a whole person/whole systems approach to advancing the health and well-being of people, organizations, communities and the environment. It is based on a whole...

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Construct Validity of the Societal Outreach Scale (SOS)

David S Fike, Jason Denton, Matt Walk, Jennifer Kish and Ira Gorman.

in Physical Therapy

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Physiotherapy; Occupational Medicine. 5262 words.

Abstract

Background

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has been working toward a vision of increasing...

Outcome Measures Used in Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review

Ana L Oliveira and Alda S Marques.

in Physical Therapy

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Physiotherapy; Occupational Medicine. 8413 words.

Abstract

Background

Conflicting results about the effects of community-based pulmonary rehabilitation in acute...

Ethics in occupational health

Paul Litchfield.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy. 7717 words.

Ethics, or moral philosophy, is an attempt to define principles that govern how people should behave in society. Healthcare is practised within communities and must reflect the cultural and...

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