What is it about?
In the light of the fact that it is known that much of nursing-related health promotion practice is ‘out-of-step’ with the wider health promotion community, it seems sensible to explore to what extent this is the case and the reasons why.
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Why is it important?
This article examines the key issues related to compare and contrast nursing and the wider health promotion community in terms of health promotion practice, policy and education. In doing so, and in noting any differences, it is possible to put forward recommendations for any needed reform – so that, where differences can be reconciled, nursing health promotion is seen to be in alignment with other health professions and the general health promotion community at large.
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This page is a summary of: Reconciling the differences between health promotion in nursing and ‘general’ health promotion, International Journal of Nursing Studies, June 2009, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.12.014.
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