Prentice Hall Reviews & Rationales Child Health Nursing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-09-27
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of child health nursing. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post-tests with rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts. Unique to Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series is a comprehensive CD-ROM, to provide additional review material. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering growth & development, nursing care for respiratory, cardiac, neurological, renal, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and other health problems, special considerations, and much more. For nursing students in need of a resource that focuses on course review or NCLEX review as well as nursing professionals looking to familiarize themselves with a new specialty.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Hogan, RN, CS, MSN has been a nurse educator for 20 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN, Ms. Hogan has been teaching NCLEX-RN review courses throughout New England for the last 14 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health and fundamentals of nursing. Ms. Hogan is an ANCC-certified clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau.


Judy E. White, RNC, MA, MSN has taught at all levels of nursing, including LPN, diploma, associate degree and baccalaureate programs at schools of nursing in Kentucky, New York, and Alabama. Ms. White has contributed NCLEXRN test questions to numerous publications, and she has taught the pediatric component of NCLEX-RN Review Courses in New York and Kentucky. Currently, she is the Director of Nursing and Nurse Educator at Vital Care, Inc., a home infusion pharmaceutical company that provides continuing education to nurses.

Table of Contents

Preface vi
Growth and Development
Nursing Process, Physical Assessment, and Common Laboratory Tests
Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
Respiratory Health Problems
Cardiac Health Problems
Neurologic Health Problems
Renal and Genitourinary Health Problems
Endocrine Health Problems
Musculoskeletal Health Problems
Integumentary Health Problems
Immunologic Health Problems
Cellular Health Problems
Gastrointestinal Health Problems
Hematologic Health Problems
Special Considerations in Child Health
Appendix Practice to Pass & Case Studies Suggested Answers 383(16)
Index 399

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