A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing - Updated Edition E-Book
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
|Author Information||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|
|Table of Content||
1 General principles of children's nursing
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
Appendix 1 Normal vital signs
Appendix 2 Units of measurement
Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations
|Trim||229 x 152 (6 x 9)|
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