Mosby's Nursing VideoSkills: Care of Infants and Children

1st Edition


  • Mosby
    • 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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