Broadribb's Introductory Pediatric Nursing

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-17
  • Publisher: LWW
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The Seventh Edition of this colorful, student-friendly LPN/LVN textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide even more of the skill-building features today's students need. The text has an updated art program of over 400 full-color photographs and drawings. Boxed features include Clinical Secrets, Cultural Snapshots, Nursing Procedures, Test Yourself reading comprehension questions, Family Teaching Tips, Communications pointers, Nursing Care Plans, and A Personal Glimpse narratives with Learning Opportunity questions. Workbook pages at the end of each chapter present NCLEX(R)-style review questions, study activities, critical thinking questions, and dosage calculations. A bound-in CD-ROM includes videos and a pediatric dosage calculator.

Table of Contents

The Nurse's Role in a Changing Child Health Care Environmentp. 3
Family-Centered and Community-Based Pediatric Nursingp. 22
Assessment of the Child (Data Collection)p. 41
Care of the Hospitalized Childp. 62
Procedures and Treatmentsp. 82
Medication Administration and Intravenous Therapyp. 100
The Child With a Chronic Health Problemp. 119
Abuse in the Familyp. 132
The Dying Childp. 144
Nursing Assessment of Newborn Transitionp. 165
Newborn Nutritionp. 185
The Normal Newbornp. 205
The Newborn With a Gestational or Acquired Disorderp. 230
The Newborn With a Congenital Disorderp. 260
Principles of Growth and Developmentp. 301
Growth and Development of the Infant: 28 Days to 1 Yearp. 330
The Infant With a Major Illnessp. 351
Growth and Development of the Toddler: 1 to 3 Yearsp. 402
The Toddler With a Major Illnessp. 421
Growth and Development of the Preschool Child: 3 to 6 Yearsp. 459
The Preschool Child With a Major Illnessp. 474
Growth and Development of the School-Age Child: 6 to 10 Yearsp. 512
The School-Age Child With a Major Illnessp. 529
Growth and Development of the Adolescent: 11 to 18 Yearsp. 586
The Adolescent With a Major Illnessp. 605
Standard and Transmission- Based Precautionsp. 653
NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnosesp. 655
The Joint Commission's "Do Not Use" Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbolsp. 658
Good Sources of Essential Nutrientsp. 659
Breast-feeding and Medication Usep. 660
Growth Chartsp. 662
Pulse, Respiration, and Blood Pressure Values in Childrenp. 668
Temperature and Weight Conversion Chartsp. 669
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedulesp. 672
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