Clinical Companion for Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323053549, 9780323168267

Clinical Companion for Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

1st Edition

Authors: Marilyn Hockenberry David Wilson
Paperback ISBN: 9780323053549
eBook ISBN: 9780323168267
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 17th September 2008
Page Count: 496

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


Carry all of the most essential knowledge on pediatric care in your pocket with the Clinical Companion for Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing! This indispensable guide from the authors of the most trusted pediatric nursing textbook on the market includes need-to-know information for the clinical setting in a quick-reference format. Content on the procedures and diagnostic tests you’re most likely to perform, plus brief discussions of over 130 commonly encountered childhood illnesses and disorders, makes this the perfect companion for practice.

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.


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About the Authors

Marilyn Hockenberry Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Bessie Baker Distinguished Professor of Nursing Professor of Pediatrics Chair, Duke Institutional Review Board Duke University Durham, NC

David Wilson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff PALS Coordinator Children's Hospital at Saint Francis Tulsa, OK