Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323044967, 9780323059435

Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference

6th Edition

Authors: Cecily Betz Linda Sowden
Paperback ISBN: 9780323044967
eBook ISBN: 9780323059435
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 8th October 2007
Page Count: 960

Table of Contents

1. Anorexia Nervosa

2. Aplastic Anemia

3. Apnea

4. Appendicitis/Appendectomy

5. Asthma

6. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

7. Autism Spectrum Disorders

8. Bulimia Nervosa

9. Burns

10. Cellulitis

11. Cerebral Palsy

12. Child Abuse and Neglect

13. Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy

14. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

15. Coarctation of the Aorta

16. Congestive Heart Failure

17. Cystic Fibrosis

18. Cytomegaloviral Infection

19. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

20. Diabetes Mellitus: Insulin Dependent

21. Diabetes Type 2: Non-Insulin Dependent

22. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

23. Down Syndrome

24. Drowning and Near-Drowning

25. Epiglottitis

26. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

27. Foreign Body Aspiration

28. Fractures

29. Fragile X Syndrome

30. Gastroenteritis

31. Gastroesophageal Reflux

32. Glomerulonephritis

33. Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome

34. Hemophilia

35. Hepatitis

36. Hirschsprung Disease

37. HIV Infection and AIDS

38. Hodgkin Disease

39. Hydrocephalus

40. Hyperbilirubinemia

41. Hypertension

42. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

43. Idopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

44. Imperforate Anus

45. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

46. Intellectual Disability (formerly Mental Retardation)

47. Iron Deficiency Anemia

48. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

49. Kawasaki Disease

50. Learning Disabilities

51. Leukemia, Childhood

52. Meningitis

53. Muscular Dystrophy

54. Necrotizing Enterocolitis

55. Nephrotic Syndrome

56. Neuroblastoma

57. Newborn Screening for Genetic Disorders

58. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

59. Osteogenic Sarcoma

60. Osteomyelitis

61. Otitis Media, Acute

62. Ov


Provide the best possible nursing care to children and their families, no matter what their condition. This one-of-a-kind resource equips you with detailed information on commonly encountered pediatric diseases, medical and surgical conditions, and disorders, with separate sections devoted to diagnostic tests, outpatient procedures, and surgeries. Its compact, A-to-Z format is designed for ease of use in busy settings - perfect for quick reference when working with patients!

Key Features

  • Portable size and straightforward, alphabetical organization are designed for quick, convenient, on-the-spot reference.
  • Consistent format throughout lets you easily locate necessary information, including pathophysiology, incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, medical or surgical management, nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions, discharge planning and home care instructions, client outcomes, and references.
  • The book is divided into three main parts covering 87 medical and surgical conditions, 12 topics related to diagnosis and procedures, and 16 helpful appendices.


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About the Authors

Cecily Betz Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Nursing Training and Research, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Linda Sowden Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Regional Director-Florida, Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers, PSA Healthcare, West Palm Beach, FL, USA