Wong's Clinical Manual of Pediatric Nursing

By

  • David Wilson, MS, RNC-NIC, Staff Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA
  • David Wilson, MS, RNC-NIC, Staff Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA
  • Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Professor Duke School of Nursing; Chair, Duke Institutional Research Board Duke University Durham, North Carolina
  • Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Professor Duke School of Nursing; Chair, Duke Institutional Research Board Duke University Durham, North Carolina

Portable and convenient, Wong's Clinical Manual of Pediatric Nursing, 8th Edition is your "go-to" clinical guide for the care of children and their families, whether in the hospital, clinic, community setting, or home. It includes assessment tools that may be used in practice, nursing care plans for specific disorders, and new information on pediatric pain assessment and management. Evidence-based guidelines are updated and also include patient teaching instructions, so you'll find all information on a specific procedure in one location. Written by leading pediatric experts David Wilson and Marilyn Hockenberry, this reference includes a companion Evolve website with nursing care plans that may be customized and printed for use with individual patients.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07781-1


Table of Contents

Unit 1: Assessment

Health History

Cultural Assessment

Physical Assessment

Nursing Assessment of Specific Health Problems

Family Assessment

Nutritional Assessment

Sleep Assessment

Growth Measurements

Assessment of Development

Assessment of Language and Speech

Assessment of Vision

Assessment of Hearing

Growth and Development

Unit 2: Health Promotion

Nutrition

Immunizations

Safety and Injury Prevention

Parental Guidance

Play

Unit 3: Pain Assessment and Management

Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

Children's Response to Pain

Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Pain Management

Analgesic Drug Administration

Side Effects of Opioids

Sedation for Painful Procedures

Unit 4: Evidence-Based Pediatric Nursing Interventions

Preparing Children for Procedures Based on Developmental Characteristics

Preparing the Family

Skin Care and General Hygiene

Procedures Related to Maintaining Safety

Positioning for Procedures

Collection of Specimens

Procedures Related to Administration of Medications

End-Of-Life Care Interventions

Procedures Related to Fluid Balance, Blood Administration, or Nutrition Support

Ostomy Care Procedures

Procedures Related to Maintaining Cardiorespiratory Function

Procedures Related to Maintaining Neurologic Function

Unit 5: Nursing Care Plans

The Process of Nursing Infants and Children

Nursing Care of Common Problems of Ill and Hospitalized Children

Nursing Care of the Newborn

Nursing Care of the Child with Respiratory Dysfunction

Nursing Care of the Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction

Nursing Care of the Child with Hematologic/Immunologic Dysfunction

Nursing Care of the Child with Neurologic Dysfunction

Nursing Care of the Child with Cancer

UNIT 6: Reference Data

Common Laboratory Tests