This practical text/reference provides theory-based approaches to teaching patients of all ages and their families in a variety of healthcare settings. Thorough revision includes a stronger clinical application focus and strong practice examples. The text highlights the patient education process and stresses collaboration among health care team members.
This edition’s Strategies for Critical Analysis and Application boxes provide student activities for increased interaction. Research boxes throughout enhance the evidence-based practice connection. Each chapter includes updated URLs and key words to use in search engines.