Study Guide for Nursing Care of Children

4th Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors:

  • Susan James
  • Julie White
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    Table of Contents

    UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO CHILD HEALTH NURSING

    1. Introduction to Nursing Care of Children

    UNIT II: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: THE CHILD AND THE FAMILY

    2. Family-Centered Nursing Care

    3. Communicating with Children and Families

    4. Health Promotion for the Developing Child

    5. Health Promotion for the Infant

    6. Health Promotion During Early Childhood

    7. Health Promotion for the School Age Child

    8. Health Promotion for the Adolescent

    UNIT III: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN CARING FOR CHILDREN

    9. Physical Assessment of Children

    10. Emergency Care of the Child

    11. The Ill Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings

    12: The Child With a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness

    13. Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children

    14. Medication Administration and Safety for Infants and Children

    15. Pain Management for Children

    UNIT IV: CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS

    16. The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration

    17. The Child with an Infectious Disease

    18. The Child with an Immunologic Alteration

    19. The Child With a Gastrointestinal Alteration

    20. The Child With a Genitourinary Alteration

    21. This Child with a Respiratory Alteration

    22. The Child With a Cardiovascular Alteration

    23. The Child With a Hematologic Alteration

    24. The Child with Cancer

    25. The Child with Major Alterations in Tissue Integrity

    26. The Child With a Musculoskeletal Alteration

    27. The Child With an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration

    28. The Child with an Neurologic Alteration

    29. Psychosocial Problems in Children and Families

    30. The Child With a Developmental Disability

    31. The Child with a Sensory Alteration

    Details

    No. of pages:
    264
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781455707065
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323293464

    About the authors

    Susan James

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, MA

    Julie White

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Instructor Graduate Entry Program University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing~ Maternal/Child Department