Description

Children's health, psychological and social needs are qualitatively and quantitatively different from those of adults and the author has for this reason addressed not only medical conditions but also psycho-social development problems. This is a well-referenced and evidence-based book is an essential companion for all healthcare professionals who treat children and young adults.

Key Features

  • Provides practical, problem-based information on common conditions
  • Offers reliable advice on the use of alternative therapies in an holistic manner — to support not only the patient, but also the family
  • Includes evidence-based information that reflects the principles of SCOPE
  • Presents expert advice from a qualified nurse/health visitor and complementary therapist

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Section 1: Professional Issues
1. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
2. Clinical Effectiveness, clinical supervision and legal and professional issues
Section 2: 0-11 years
3. Problems related to breathing
4. Problems related to rest and sleep
5. Problems related to pain
6. Problems related to eating and drinking
7. Problems related to elimination
8. Problems related to mobility
9. Problems related to washing and dressing
Section 3: 11-16 years
10. Problems with communication
11. Problems related to sleep
12. Problems relating to expressing sexuality
13. Problems related to washing and dressing
14. Problems with eating and drinking
15. Problems with elimination
16. Problems related to working and playing
Recommended Reading
Appendix 1: CAM Assessment tool
Appendix 2: Useful addresses
Appendix 3: Useful web sites

Details

No. of pages:
230
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750651752
Electronic ISBN:
9780702038358

About the author

Fiona Mantle

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff Nurse, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Freelance writer and lecturer in Complementary and Alternative Medicine