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The most trusted authority in pediatric nursing, Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children provides unmatched, comprehensive coverage of pediatric growth, development, and conditions. Its unique 'age and stage' approach covers child development and health promotion as well as specific health problems organized by age groups and body systems. Leading pediatric experts Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson provide an evidence-based, clinical perspective based on nearly 30 years of hands-on experience. Easy to read and extensively illustrated, this edition focuses on patient-centered outcomes and includes updates on topics such as the late preterm infant, immunizations, the H1N1 virus, and childhood obesity.


Published: September 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09512-9


  • UNIT I: Children, Their Families and the Nurse

    1. Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing

    2. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

    3. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion

    4. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family

    5. Hereditary Influences on Health Promotion of the Child and Family

    UNIT II: Assessment of the Child and Family

    6. Communication, Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child

    7. Pain Assessment and Management in Children

    UNIT III: Family-Centered Care of the Newborn

    8. Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family

    9. Health Problems of Newborns

    10. The High-Risk Newborn and Family

    11. Conditions Caused by Defects in Physical Development

    UNIT IV: Family-Centered Care of the Infant

    12. Health Promotion of the Infant and Family

    13. Health Problems During Infancy

    UNIT V: Family-Centered Care of the Young Child

    14. Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family

    15. Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family

    16. Health Problems of Early Childhood

    UNIT VI: Family-Centered Care of the School-Age Child

    17. Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family

    18. Health Problems of Middle Childhood

    UNIT VII: Family-Centered Care of the Adolescent

    19. Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family

    20. Physical Health Problems of Adolescence

    21. Behavioral Health Problems of Adolescence

    UNIT VIII: Family-Centered Care of the Child with Special Needs

    22. Family-Centered Care of the Child with Chronic Illness or Disability

    23. Family-Centered End-of-Life Care

    24. The Child with Cognitive or Sensory Impairment

    25. Family-Centered Home Care

    UNIT IX: The Child Who is Hospitalized

    26. Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization

    27. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

    UNIT X: The Child with Disturbance of Fluid and Electrolytes

    28. Balance and Imbalance of Body Fluids

    29. Conditions that Produce Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance

    30. The Child with Renal Dysfunction

    UNIT XI: The Child with Problems Related to the Transfer of Oxygen and Nutrients

    31. The Child with Disturbance of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Exchange

    32. The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction

    33. The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

    UNIT XII: The Child with Problems Related to Production and Circulation of Blood

    34. The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction

    35. The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction

    UNIT XIII: The Child with Disturbance of Regulatory Mechanisms

    36. The Child with Cancer

    37. The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction

    38. The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction

    UNIT XIV: The Child with a Problem that Interferes with Physical Mobility

    39. The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction

    40. The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction


    A. Developmental/Sensory Assessment

    B. Growth Measurements

    C. Common Laboratory Tests

    D. Translations of FACES Pain Rating Scale

    E. Spanish-English Translations


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