Promoting Health

  • Graham Watkinson
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Abstract

This chapter will provide the reader with a broad introduction to flea and health promotion. It is intended to stimulate thought and challenge areas of life that are often taken for granted, promoting discussion and reflection. At the end of this chapter you should be able to:
  • Express what health means to you

  • Identify contemporary challenges to health

  • Recognise that health promotion is a wide concept that includes health education

  • Define the key Health of the Nation targets

  • Discuss the role of the nurse as a health promoter

  • Evaluate health.

Keywords

Cholesterol Hepatitis Depression Ozone Schizophrenia 

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