Reconciling the differences between health promotion in nursing and 'general' health promotion.

@article{Whitehead2009ReconcilingTD,
  title={Reconciling the differences between health promotion in nursing and 'general' health promotion.},
  author={Dean Whitehead},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={865-74}
}
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. This article examines the key issues related to both camps. 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… CONTINUE READING