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Wong's Clinical Manual of Pediatric Nursing

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.

Spiral Bound, 360 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07781-1

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

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