For undergraduate/graduate courses in Community Nursing and Family Nursing. This popular text addresses the full practice of family nursing-identifying the family as a whole-and teaches a holistic, philosophical approach. The student is guided through generalized concepts and theoretical foundations, reality-based applications, case studies, thorough and updated discussions, assessment, and nursing diagnoses. Well-organized and complete, this edition includes foundations in family theory and family nursing-essential in preparing a comprehensive family nursing assessment and planning appropriate interventions.
I. INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS. 1. Introduction to the Family. 2. Family Nursing: Focus, Evolution, and Goals. II. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF FAMILY NURSING. 3. Theoretical Foundations for Family Nursing. 4. Structural-Functional Theory. 5. Family Developmental Theory. 6. Systems Theory. III. FAMILY NURSING PRACTICE. 7. The Family Nursing Process. 8. Family Identifying Data: Sociocultural Assessment and Intervention. 9. Family Environmental Data. 10. Family Communication Patterns and Processes. 11. Family Power and Decision-Making. 12. Family Role Structure. 13. Family Values. 14. The Family Affective Function. 15. The Family Socialization Function. 16. The Family Health Care Function. 17. Family Stress, Coping and Adaptation. IV. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AMONG FAMILIES. 18. The Latino Family. 19. The African-American Family. 20. The Asian-American Family. 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. Answers to Vignette and Study Questions. References. Glossary. Index.