A Nurse's Survival Guide to Children's Nursing - Updated Edition

Author
By Sharon L. Edwards, EdD SFHEA NTF MSc PGCEA DipN(Lon) RN and Imelda Coyne, BSc(Hons) MA PhD DipN RSCN RGN RNT FEANS FTCD
ISBN
9780702079146
Publication Date
26-09-2019
Paperback
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Key Features

What will you find in this UPDATED edition:

  • Answers to some of your questions about embarking on your career into children's nursing;
  • How to safely care for children's needs in the ward according to their age and stage of their development;

  • Examples on legal, health and safety issues;

  • Completely updated and revised content written by authors with extensive nursing experience in the field.

Part of the A Nurse's Survival Guide series

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702079146
Author Informaiton By Sharon L. Edwards, EdD SFHEA NTF MSc PGCEA DipN(Lon) RN , Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK and Imelda Coyne, BSc(Hons) MA PhD DipN RSCN RGN RNT FEANS FTCD, Professor and Co-Director of Trinity Research in Childhood Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Pp Authortext Edwards & Coyne
Table of Content

1 General principles of children's nursing

1.1: Introduction

1.2:    Health and Safety

1.3: Emergency care of a child

1.4:    Life threatening complications

2 Assessment and investigations of a child

2.1: Paediatric scoring systems

2.2: Assessment of a child

2.3: Haemodynamic monitoring of a child

2.4: Diagnostic procedures

3 Children's nursing interventions

3.1:  General interventions

3.2:  Specific interventions

3.3: Caring for a child in a variety of situations

3.4:  Caring for a child in a variety of settings

4 Common conditions in children and reasons for admission

4.1: General condition in children: a systems approach

4.2: Other conditions observed in children

4.3: Mental health conditions in children

5 Psychological and ethical care

5.1: Professional and practice issues

5.2: Psychosocial issues

5.3: Palliative care of a child

6 Drug administration

6.1:  General aspects

6.2: Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

6.3:  Classification of drugs used in children

6.4: Medication management

 

References

Appendix 1 Normal vital signs

Appendix 2 Units of measurement

Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations

Glossary

Index

E-SBN 9780702079153
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 26-09-2019
Pages 578
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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