Keeping Up

Keeping Up

There are countless references that are published weekly, monthly, annually, and periodically that may be accessed to maintain currency in the domains of health and illness. There is also a wealth of historical articles that can now be downloaded at either a nominal charge or no charge.

Google Scholar ( is a search engine for literature related to countless topics, such as the Health Belief Model, sick role, the illness trajectory and/or the natural history of the health illness trajec- tory, and disparities. Many of the articles can be purchased from the publishers, and several articles may be downloaded at no charge as pdfs. It also links to dictionaries.

Healthy People 2020 Follow the progress of Healthy People 2020, review the history of Healthy People 2000 and 2010, and examine the evaluations that have been conducted on Healthy People 2000 and 2010 on the following website: http://www.

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2011b). Healthy People 2020. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Service.

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Kozier, B., Erb, G., Berman, A. J., & Burke, K. (2000). Fundamentals of nursing concepts, process, and practice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health.

Mechanic, D. (1968). Medical sociology (p. 80). New York: Free Press of Glencoe. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). (2007). Health United States 2007.

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Parsons, T. (1966). Illness and the role of the physician: A sociological perspective. In W. R. Scott & E. H. Volkart (Eds.), Medical care: Readings in the sociology of medical institutions (p. 275). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Rogers, M. (1989). Nursing: A science of unitary human beings. In Riehl-Sisca, J. (Ed.), Conceptual Models for Nursing Practice (3rd ed., pp. 181–188). Nor- walk, CT: Appleton & Lange.

Rosenstock, I. M. (1966, July). Why people use health services. Millbank Memo- rial Fund Quarterly, 44(3), 94–127.

Suchman, E. A. (1965, fall). Stages of illness and medical care. Journal of Health and Human Behavior, 6(3), 114.

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