A Nurse's Survival Guide to Children's Nursing - Updated Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702079146, 9780702079153

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

1st Edition

Authors: Sharon Edwards Imelda Coyne
Paperback ISBN: 9780702079146
eBook ISBN: 9780702079153
eBook ISBN: 9780702079160
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd August 2019
Page Count: 592
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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


Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
2nd August 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780702079146
eBook ISBN:
9780702079153
eBook ISBN:
9780702079160

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