The Surgical Nursing of Children book cover

The Surgical Nursing of Children

Sections covered include peri-operative care, nutrition, burns and plastics, and the cardiovascular system. The book will appeal to students of children's nursing (whether pre-registration or conversion from another part of the Council's register), and all other nurses working in or connected with paediatric surgery. The information provided covering the wide range of areas within surgical nursing of children is useful, up to date and relevant.


Published: February 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3278-3


  • The context of care in surgical nursing. Quality in children’s surgical services. Ethics and consent. Wound care. Peri-operative care. Pain Management. Nutrition. Day care surgery. Neonatal Surgery. Neurosurgery. The cardiovascular system. Ear, nose and throat. The gastrointestinal system. The renal system. Orthopaedic surgery. Burns and plastics. Care of the child undergoing ophthalmic surgery.


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