Mosby's Nursing VideoSkills: Care of Infants and Children

1st Edition


  • Print ISBN 9780323046374

Key Features

  • Video procedures guide you through every facet of each skill, providing visual and auditory reinforcement of essential concepts.
  • Printable, illustrated step-by-step checklists provide portable quick-reference guides.
  • 3-D animation clips help you visualize the inner functions of the body for enhanced understanding.
  • NCLEX review questions related to the video content test your mastery of these clinical skills.
  • Overviews and preparation/follow-up guidelines provide quick access to information on equipment and patient instructions.
  • Documentation forms and examples identify standards and protocols for accuracy, safety, and legality of each procedure.

Table of Contents

General Guidelines

Documentation of Nursing Care and Receiving Informed Consent

Physical Assessment

Vital Signs and Measurements of an Infant

Vital Signs and Measurement of a Child

Visual and Hearing Acuity Screening

Assessing Pain in an Infant

Assessing Pain in a Child

Positioning and Restraint

Positioning a Child for Intravenous Access or Injection

Applying a Papoose Restraint

Transporting an Infant with a Disability

Transporting a Child with a Disability

Collecting Specimens

Collecting Blood Samples

Collecting Urine and Stool Samples

Obtaining a Sample for a Wound Culture and Irrigating a Wound

Obtaining a Sample for a Throat Culture

Medication Administration

Administering Medications by the Oral, Nasal, Rectal, and Topical Routes

Administering an Intradermal Injection

Administering an Intramuscular Injection

Administering a Subcutaneous Injection

Administering Intravenous Medication and Fluids

Administering Ophthalmic Medication and Performing Eye Irrigation

Administering Otic Medication and Performing Ear Irrigation

Administering Aerosol Therapy and Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler

Intravenous Access

Accessing a Peripheral Vein

Attaching a Medication Lock and Infusing Medication

Accessing and Managing a Central Venous Catheter Site

Cardiorespiratory Care

Using Oxygen Delivery Systems

Placement of ECG Electrodes

Monitoring Peak Expiratory Flow Rates

Performing Tracheostomy Care

Performing Endotracheal Tube Care

Performing Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation

Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Performing Nasal-Oral Suctioning

Performing Postural Drainage



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