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By Joanna Rowe Kaakinen RN PhD PNP, Vivian Gedaly-Duff RN DNSC, Shirley May Harmon Hanson RN PhD PMHNP/ARNP FAAN CFLE LMFT

Significantly up to date and completely revised, the 4th variation methods kinfolk nursing how it is practiced today—with an evidence-based, medical concentration outfitted on a company beginning of concept and examine. From health and wellbeing merchandising to finish of existence, a brand new organizational constitution parallels the trajectory of affliction, incorporating taking good care of the kinfolk alongside this continuum of care in numerous specialties.

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Family members have separate and shared couple friends. There is little private space. Family members are highly dependent on each other and reactive to each other. Decision making is shared. FIGURE 1-2 Family cohesion continuum. Family therapy theory Family nursing Nursing models Family social science theory FIGURE 1-4 Family nursing practice. FIGURE 1-3 Family nursing conceptual framework. from family social science, family therapy, and nursing converge to inform the nursing of families. Several family scholars have written about levels of family health care nursing practice.

This definition and approach combines all aspects of life for individual members, as well as for 6 Foundations in Family Health Care Nursing the whole family. An individual’s health (on the wellness-to-illness continuum) affects the entire family’s functioning, and in turn, the family’s ability to function affects each individual member’s health. Assessment of family health involves simultaneous data collection on individual family members and the whole family system. BOX 1-1 Traits of a Healthy Family ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ What Is a Healthy Family?

The structure, function, and processes of families have changed, but the family will continue to survive and thrive. It is, in fact, the most tenacious unit in society (Hanson, 2005). FAMILY STRUCTURE, FUNCTION, AND PROCESS Knowledge about family structure, function, and processes is essential for understanding the complex family interactions that affect health, illness, and well-being (Denham, 2005). Knowledge emerging from the study of family structure, function, and process suggest concepts and a framework that nurses can use to provide effective assessment and 21 intervention with families.

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