Children and Their Families: The Continuum of Care provides a unique interdisciplinary perspective that underscores the nurse's role in planning, coordinating, and working with all members of a pediatric health care team. It shows students how to make critical judgments and assessments to manage the care of children in a variety of community settings, including homes, schools, and medical centers. From infancy through adolescence, this text thoroughly covers the health promotion, surveillance, and maintenance needs of children.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Child Developing Within the Family Chapter 2: Advocating for Children and Families Chapter 3: Principles and Physiologic Basis of Growth and Development Chapter 4: : Infancy (Newborn - 11 Months) Chapter 5: Early Childhood (1-4 years) Chapter 6: Middle Childhood (5-10 years) Chapter 7: Adolescence (11-21 years) Chapter 8: Healthy Assessment and Well-Child Care Chapter 9:Pharmacologic Management Chapter 10: Pain Management Chapter 11: Acute Illness as a Challenge to Health Maintenance Chapter 12: Chronic Conditions as a Challenge to Health Maintenance Chapter 13: Palliative Care Chapter 14: The Neonate With Altered Health Status Chapter 15: The Child With Altered Cardiovascular Status Chapter 16: The Child With Altered Respiratory Status Chapter 17: The Child With Altered Fluid and Electrolyte Status Chapter 18: The Child With Altered Gastrointestinal Status Chapter 19: The Child With Altered Genitourinary Status Chapter 20: The Child With Altered Musculoskeletal Status Chapter 21: The Child With Altered Neurologic Status Chapter 22: The Child With a Malignancy Chapter 23: The Child With Altered Hematologic Status Chapter 24: The Child With an Infectious Disease Chapter 25: The Child With Altered Skin Integrity Chapter 26: The Child With Altered Endocrine Status Chapter 27: The Child With an Inborn Errors of Metabolism Chapter 28: The Child With Altered Sensory Status Chapter 29: The Child With Altered Mental Health Chapter 30: The Child With a Developmental or Learning Disorder Chapter 31: Pediatric Emergencies