9780781751155

Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781751155

  • ISBN10:

    0781751152

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/28/2007
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

This primary "essentials textbook" is intended for the increasingly shortened Pediatrics course and programs with an integrated pediatric curriculum. With a unique concept-based approach and nursing process focus, this book helps students go from concept to application by building on previously mastered knowledge and highlighting nursing management. Organized into four logical units, this book covers a broad scope of topics emphasizing common issues and pediatric-specific information. Unique features include Healthy People 2010 boxes, Common Medical Treatments and Common Lab/Diagnostic Tables, and Teaching Guidelines.

Table of Contents

Perspectives of Pediatric Nursingp. 5
Factors Influencing Child Healthp. 21
Working With Children and Familiesp. 47
Growth and Development of the Newborn and Infantp. 71
Growth and Development of the Toddlerp. 106
Growth and Development of the Preschoolerp. 136
Growth and Development of the School-Age Childp. 160
Growth and Development of the Adolescentp. 183
Health Supervisionp. 217
Health Assessment of Childrenp. 249
Nursing Care of Children During Illness and Hospitalizationp. 288
Nursing Care of the Child in the Communityp. 318
Nursing Care of the Child With Special Needsp. 330
Medication Administration, Intravenous Therapy, and Nutritional Supportp. 350
Pain Management in Childrenp. 379
Nursing Care of the Child With an Infectious or Communicable Disorderp. 417
Nursing Care of the Child With a Neurologic Disorderp. 466
Nursing Care of the Child With a Disorder of the Eyes or Earsp. 517
Nursing Care of the Child With a Respiratory Disorderp. 549
Nursing Care of the Child With a Cardiovascular Disorderp. 612
Nursing Care of the Child With a Gastrointestinal Disorderp. 660
Nursing Care of the Child With a Genitourinary Disorderp. 716
Nursing Care of the Child With a Neuromuscular Disorderp. 760
Nursing Care of the Child With a Musculoskeletal Disorderp. 794
Nursing Care of the Child With an Integumentary Disorderp. 835
Nursing Care of the Child With a Hematologic Disorderp. 868
Nursing Care of the Child With an Immunologic Disorderp. 900
Nursing Care of the Child With an Endocrine Disorderp. 928
Nursing Care of the Child With a Neoplastic Disorderp. 967
Nursing Care of the Child With a Genetic Disorderp. 1009
Nursing Care of the Child With a Cognitive or Mental Health Disorderp. 1045
Nursing Care During a Pediatric Emergencyp. 1069
Growth Chartsp. 1111
Denver II Development Assessmentp. 1122
The Food Guide Pyramidp. 1125
Blood Pressure Charts for Children and Adolescentsp. 1127
Down Syndrome Health Care Guidelinesp. 1132
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