A Nurse's Survival Guide to Children's Nursing - Updated Edition

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Children's Nursing - Updated Edition

1st Edition - July 13, 2019

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  • Authors: Sharon Edwards, Imelda Coyne
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702079146
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702079153

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Table of Contents

  • 1 General principles of children’s nursing

    1.1: Introduction

    1.2:    Health and Safety

    1.3: Emergency care of a child

    1.4:    Life threatening complications

    2 Assessment and investigations of a child

    2.1: Paediatric scoring systems

    2.2: Assessment of a child

    2.3: Haemodynamic monitoring of a child

    2.4: Diagnostic procedures

    3 Children’s nursing interventions

    3.1:  General interventions

    3.2:  Specific interventions

    3.3: Caring for a child in a variety of situations

    3.4:  Caring for a child in a variety of settings

    4 Common conditions in children and reasons for admission

    4.1: General condition in children: a systems approach

    4.2: Other conditions observed in children

    4.3: Mental health conditions in children

    5 Psychological and ethical care

    5.1: Professional and practice issues

    5.2: Psychosocial issues

    5.3: Palliative care of a child

    6 Drug administration

    6.1:  General aspects

    6.2: Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

    6.3:  Classification of drugs used in children

    6.4: Medication management

     

    References

    Appendix 1 Normal vital signs

    Appendix 2 Units of measurement

    Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations

    Glossary

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 592
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: July 13, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702079146
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702079153

About the Authors

Sharon Edwards

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK

Imelda Coyne

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Co-Director of Trinity Research in Childhood Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

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