Clinical Companion for Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

1st Edition


  • Marilyn Hockenberry
  • David Wilson
  • Key Features

    • The History and Physical Assessment section includes atraumatic methods and age appropriate techniques.
    • The Pain Assessment and Management section features pain scales and information on pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of pain.
    • Over 130 entries in the Common Childhood Illnesses/Disorders section cover the most clinically relevant information in a handy, quick-reference format.Detailed information on bone marrow aspiration, cardiac catheterization, echocardiography, pulmonary function tests, and more in Common Diagnostic Tests and Tools explains the diagnostic tests you’re most likely to perform in practice.
    • The Common Nursing Procedures section includes essential information on procedures you need to know, including medication administration routes and procedures, oxygen therapy, specimen collection, central venous line access and care, and much more.

    Table of Contents

    Part One – History and Physical Assessment

    Part Two – Pain Assessment and Management

    Part Three – Common Childhood Illnesses/Disorders

    1. Acute (Adult) Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

    2. Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital

    3. Allergic Rhinitis

    4. Anemia, Iron Deficiency

    5. Anorexia Nervosa

    6. Aortic Stenosis

    7. Aplastic Anemia

    8. Appendicitis, Acute

    9. Arthritis, Juvenile (formerly Rheumatoid)

    10. Asthma

    11. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

    12. Atrial Septal Defect

    13. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    14. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    15. Biliary Atresia

    16. Botulism, Infant

    17. Bronchiolitis

    18. Bronchitis

    19. B-Thalassemia (Cooley Anemia)

    20. Bulimia

    21. Celiac Disease

    22. Cerebral Palsy

    23. Cirrhosis

    24. Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

    25. Coarctation of the Aorta

    26. Colic (Paroxysmal Abdominal Pain)

    27. Conjunctivitis

    28. Constipation

    29. Croup

    30. Cryptorchidism

    31. Cushing Syndrome

    32. Cystic Fibrosis

    33. Dermatitis, Diaper

    34. Diabetes Insipidus

    35. Diabetes Mellitus

    36. Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    37. Down Syndrome

    38. Dysmenorrhea

    39. Encephalitis

    40. Encopresis

    41. Endocarditis, Bacterial (Infective)

    42. Enuresis

    43. Epiglottitis, Acute

    44. Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder

    45. Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula

    46. Ewing Sarcoma (Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor [PNET] of the Bone)

    47. Failure to Thrive (Growth Failure)

    48. Febrile Seizures

    49. Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders

    50. Gastroesophageal Reflux

    51. Giardiasis

    52. Glomerulonephritis, Acute Poststreptococcal (APSGN)

    53. Hemophilia

    54. Hepatitis

    55. Hernia


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