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Essentials of pediatric nursing / Terri Kyle, Susan Marman.

Author/creator Kyle, Terri author.
Other author/creatorCarman, Susan, author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFourth edition.
Publication Info Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, 2021.
Descriptionxxi, 1,103 pages : colored illustrations ; 29 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Unit I: Foundations of pediatric nursing. Introduction to child health and pediatric nursing -- Factors influencing child health.
Contents Unit II: Health promotion of the growing child and family. Growth and development of the newborn and infant -- Growth and development of the toddler -- Growth and development of the preschooler -- Growth and development of the school-age child -- Growth and development of the adolescent.
Contents Unit III: Working with children and families. Atraumatic care of children and families -- Health supervision -- Health assessment of children -- Caring for children in diverse settings -- Caring for the special needs child -- Key pediatric nursing interventions -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in comfort-pain assessment and management.
Contents Unit IV: Nursing care of the child with a health disorder. Nursing care of the child with an infection -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in intracranial regulation/neurologic disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an sensory perception/disorder of the eyes of ears -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in gas exchange/respiratory disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in perfusion/cardiovascular disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in bowel elimination/gastrointestinal disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in urinary elimination/genitourinary disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in mobility/neuromuscular or musculoskeletal disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in tissue integrity/integumentary disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in cellular regulation/hematologic or neoplastic disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in immunity or immunologic disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in metabolism/endocrine disorder -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in genetics -- Nursing care of the child with an alteration in behavior, cognition, or development -- Nursing care during a pediatric emergency.
Abstract Hone the clinical reasoning the capability to confidently care for pediatric patients and their families in a wide variety of healthcare settings. This accessible, concept-based approach to pediatric nursing builds your understanding progressively, establishing a confident understanding of basic concepts and then cultivating the critical thinking and problem-solving skills essential to your success. -- From publisher's description.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN1975139844
ISBN9781975139841

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