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The most trusted authority in pediatric nursing, Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children provides unmatched, comprehensive coverage of pediatric growth, development, and conditions. Its unique 'age and stage' approach covers child development and health promotion as well as specific health problems organized by age groups and body systems. Leading pediatric experts Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson provide an evidence-based, clinical perspective based on nearly 30 years of hands-on experience. Easy to read and extensively illustrated, this edition focuses on patient-centered outcomes and includes updates on topics such as the late preterm infant, immunizations, the H1N1 virus, and childhood obesity.
-A clear, straightforward writing style makes content easy to understand.
-Unique Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you apply both research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care.
-Unique Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, or stress.
-Unique Critical Thinking exercises help you test and develop your own analytical skills.
-A unique focus on family content emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter, discussions throughout the text, and family-centered care boxes.
-Nursing Care Guidelines provide clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions on performing specific skills or procedures.
-Unique Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference for critical situations.
-Unique Cultural Awareness boxes highlight ways in which variations in beliefs and practices affect nursing care for children.
-A developmental approach identifies each stage of a child's growth.
-Health promotion chapters emphasize principles of wellness and injury prevention for each age group.
-Student-friendly features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, key points, references, and related topics and electronic resources to help you study and review important content.
-A community focus helps you care for children outside the clinical setting.
-Nursing Care Plans include models for planning patient care, with nursing diagnoses, patient/family goals, nursing interventions/rationales, expected outcomes, and NIC and NOC guidelines.
-Nursing Tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information, and Nursing Alerts provide critical information that must be considered in providing care.
-Unique! Quality patient outcomes are highlighted for major diseases and disorders, reflecting the QSEN focus on patient-centered outcomes.
-Pathophysiology reviews include special illustrations to explain complicated disease processes.
-Complementary & Alternative Therapy boxes include timely information on alternative medicine as a part of complete, comprehensive care.
-Research Focus boxes include the latest research impacting pediatric nursing today.
-Drug Alerts highlight important drug-related information for safe, appropriate care.
-Updates include coverage of hot topics such as the late preterm infant, immunizations, the H1N1 virus, and childhood obesity.
-Unique! Family-Centered Care boxes include features on family-related topics.
Table of Contents
|Children, Their Families and the Nurse|
|Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing|
|Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion|
|Family Influences on Child Health Promotion|
|Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family|
|Hereditary Influences on Health Promotion of the Child and Family|
|Assessment of the Child and Family|
|Communication, Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child|
|Pain Assessment and Management in Children|
|Family-Centered Care of the Newborn|
|Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family|
|Health Problems of Newborns|
|The High-Risk Newborn and Family|
|Conditions Caused by Defects in Physical Development|
|Family-Centered Care of the Infant|
|Health Promotion of the Infant and Family|
|Health Problems During Infancy|
|Family-Centered Care of the Young Child|
|Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family|
|Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family|
|Health Problems of Early Childhood|
|Family-Centered Care of the School-Age Child|
|Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family|
|Health Problems of Middle Childhood|
|Family-Centered Care of the Adolescent|
|Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family|
|Physical Health Problems of Adolescence|
|Behavioral Health Problems of Adolescence|
|Family-Centered Care of the Child with Special Needs|
|Family-Centered Care of the Child with Chronic Illness or Disability|
|Family-Centered End-of-Life Care|
|The Child with Cognitive or Sensory Impairment|
|Family-Centered Home Care|
|The Child Who is Hospitalized|
|Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization|
|Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions|
|The Child with Disturbance of Fluid and Electrolytes|
|Balance and Imbalance of Body Fluids|
|Conditions that Produce Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance|
|The Child with Renal Dysfunction|
|The Child with Problems Related to the Transfer of Oxygen and Nutrients|
|The Child with Disturbance of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Exchange|
|The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction|
|The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction|
|The Child with Problems Related to Production and Circulation of Blood|
|The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction|
|The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction|
|The Child with Disturbance of Regulatory Mechanisms|
|The Child with Cancer|
|The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction|
|The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction|
|The Child with a Problem that Interferes with Physical Mobility|
|The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction|
|The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction|
|Common Laboratory Tests|
|Translations of FACES Pain Rating Scale|
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