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The fourth edition of this text is intended for pediatric nursing courses, one of the required courses in nursing programs. The most concise, readable pediatric nursing text for use in RN programs. Exceptionally user-friendly and up-to-date, it uses a unique body system approach rather than developmental stages, allowing faculty to teach pediatrics in integrated course or short course without redundancy. This approach also focuses students on nursing care. Features abundant four-color photos and drawings throughout, extensive marginal notes, chapter-opening vignettes and more plus a heavy emphasis on community nursing. This text details the core essentials of pediatric nursing practice while also providing the critical thinking skills necessary for future challenges.
Table of Contents
|Nurse's Role in Care of the Child: Hospital, Community, and Home|
|Family-Centered Care: Theory and Applications|
|Growth and Development|
|Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition|
|Societal and Environmental Influences on Children|
|Introduction to Health Promotion and Health Maintenance|
|Health Promotion and Health Maintenance for the Newborn and Infant|
|Health Promotion and Health Maintenance for the Young and School-age Child|
|Health Promotion and Health Maintenance for the Adolescent|
|Nursing Considerations for the Child in the Community|
|Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition|
|Nursing Considerations for the Hospitalized Child|
|The Child with a Life-Threatening Condition and End-of-Life Care|
|Pain Assessment and Management|
|Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance|
|Alterations in Immune Function|
|Infectious and Communicable Diseases|
|Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function|
|Alterations in Respiratory Function|
|Alterations in Cardiovascular Function|
|Alterations in Hematologic Function|
|Alterations in Cellular Growth|
|Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function|
|Alterations in Genitourinary Function|
|Alterations in Neurologic Function|
|Alterations in Cognition and Mental Health|
|Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function|
|Alterations in Endocrine and Metabolic Function|
|Alterations in Skin Integrity|
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