Textbook of Pediatric Nursing : South Asian Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131233160

Textbook of Pediatric Nursing : South Asian Edition

1st Edition

Authors: Raman Kalia
Paperback ISBN: 9788131233160
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 12th April 2013
Page Count: 1082
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Key Features

Salient Features

  • Best coverage and presentation of child's growth and development from birth through adolescence
  • Multidisciplinary perspective comprising anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and nursing interventions specific to children
  • Interpretation of the holistic knowledge base using the nursing process
  • Systemic classification of the content facilitating easy location of topics
  • Multiple aspects of diseases/problems together with nursing management
  • Up-to-date information on treatment techniques and nursing management methods

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I Introduction to the Family and Child Care

1. Perspectives on the Nurse’s Role in Child Care 3

• Historical Background on the Care of Children, 3

• Delivery of Care to Children: Factors Influencing the Nurse’s Role, 6

• Societal Factors, 7

• Professional Factors, 9

 

2. The Nurse’s Role in the Care of Children 12

• Caring and the Role of the Nurse, 12

• Values and Ethics, 13

• Family- and Child-Centred Care, 13

• Areas of Care, 14

• Communication with Family and Child, 16

• Teaching of Family and Child, 17

• Provision of Care, 17

• The Functional Role of the Nurse, 18

• The Nursing Process, 19

• Research, 19

 

3. The Family 22

• The Family as a System, 22

• What Children Mean to Their Parents, 22

• The Traditional and Emerging Roles of Parents, 23

• The Family Today, 24

• What Makes a Family Happy?, 24

• Types of Families, 25

• Stressors Affecting the Family System, 27

• Children and ‘Family Secrets’, 30

• Family-Oriented Approaches to Nursing Management, 33

• Family Therapy, 34

 

4. The Nursing Process in the Care of Children 41

• Steps in the Nursing Process, 41

• Applying the Nursing Process to the Disease Process, 57

Section II Assessment of Children

5. Physical Assessment 63

• General Physical Description, 65

• Measurements, 65

• Skin, 68

• Hair, 71

• Nails, 72

• Head and Neck, 72

• Face, 73

• Neck, 73

• Lymph Nodes, 73

• Eyes, 74

• Ears, 75

• Nose and Sinuses, 76

• Mouth and Throat, 76

• Chest, or Thorax, and Lungs, 77

• Heart, 79

• Abdomen, 81

• Genitalia, 83

• Musculoskeletal System, 87

• Neurological Examination, 89

6. Growth and Development of Children 98

• The Nurse’s Understanding of Growth and Development, 98

• Study of Growth and Development, 99

• Characteristics of Growth and Development, 99

• Factors Influencing Growth and Development, 101

• Physical Growth and Development, 105

• Development, 106

• Prevention of Accidents Based on the Child’s Level of

Growth and Development, 122

• Parental Attitudes Towards Growth and Development, 123

7. Nutrition, Fluids, and Electrolytes 127

• Nutritional Requirements, 127

• Application of Dietary Allowances, 133

• Nursing Management, 134

• Fluids and Electrolytes, 135

• Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy, 139

Section III The Child and The Illness

8. Developmental Differences and Illness 151

• The Differences in Illness in Children and Adults, 151

• Types of Illnesses of Children, 162

• Mortality and Morbidity, 162

9. The Ill Child and the Health Care System 167

• Entering the Health Care System, 167

• Sources of Care for the Child, 168

• Hospitalization and the Child, 171

• Emotional Reactions on Admission of a Child to the Hospital, 174

10. Nursing Management of the Ill Child 180

• Nursing Management on Admission and during Hospitalization, 180

• Nursing Management and Therapeutic Care, 183

• Discharge from the Hospital, 227

• Nursing Management and Diagnostic Procedures, 228

• Resuscitation, 233

11. Concepts of Illness: Acute, Chronic, and Life Threatening 242

• The Nurse and the Acutely Ill Child and Family, 242

• The Nurse and the Chronically Ill Child and Family, 243

• The Nurse and the Handicapped Child, 245

• The Nurse and the Terminally Ill Child, 248

Section IV The Neonate

12. The Neonate, the Family, and the Nurse 261

• Heredity, Environment, and Development of the Fetus, 261

• Nursing Assessment of the Neonate, 264

• Nursing Management of the Neonate, 272

• Nursing Management of the Family Unit, 275

13. The High-Risk Neonate 285

• Terminology Used to Describe the High-Risk

Neonate, 285

• Assessment of Gestational Age, 286

• Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) for High-Risk

Neonates, 286

• Assessment and Monitoring of the High-Risk Neonate, 286

• General Nursing Management, 288

• Premature and Low Birth Weight Infants, 290

• Conditions Affecting the Preterm Infant, 294

• Infants of Diabetic Mothers (IDM), 307

• Addictions, 309

• Infections, 311

• Postmaturity, 313

14. The Neonate Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care 321

• Emergency Surgery and the Neonate, 321

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 323

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 327

• Interferences with Regulation, 332

• Interferences with Elimination, 335

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 339

15. The Neonate Requiring Long-Term Care 351

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 351

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 374

• Interferences with Regulation, 375

• Interferences with Elimination, 380

• Developmental Disorders, 409

Section V The Infant

16. The Normal Infant: Growth, Development, and Care 425

• The Infant’s Family, 425

• Overview of Growth and Development, 426

• Play and Stimulation, 456

• Needs of Infants, 457

• Health Promotion and Anticipatory Guidance, 459

17. The Infant Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care 479

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 483

• Interferences with Regulation, 493

• Interferences with Elimination, 506

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 510

18. The Infant Requiring Long-Term Care 520

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 520

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 534

• Interferences with Regulation, 541

• Interferences with Elimination, 559

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 564

• Inborn Errors of Metabolism, 565

• Emotional Disorders, 570

Section VI The Toddler

19. The Normal Toddler: Growth, Development, and Care 581

• The Toddler’s Family, 581

• Overview of Growth and Development, 581

• Play and Stimulation, 596

• Needs of Toddlers, 597

• Accident Prevention, 603

20. The Toddler Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care 616

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 619

• Interferences with Regulation, 627

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 657

21. The Toddler Requiring Long-Term Care 678

• Interferences with Regulation, 678

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 682

Section VII The Preschool Child

22. The Normal Preschool Child: Growth, Development, and Care 723

• The Preschool Child’s Family, 723

• Overview of Growth and Development, 724

• Play, 735

• Needs of Preschool Children, 737

• Health Promotion and Anticipatory Guidance, 740

23. The Preschool Child Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care 746

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 751

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 752

• Interferences with Elimination, 756

• Communicable Diseases, 759

24. The Preschool Child Requiring Long-Term Care 775

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 775

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 781

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 789

• Developmental Disabilities, 800

• Neoplasms, 808

• Emotional Disorders, 820

Section VIII The School Child

25. The Normal School Child: Growth, Development, and Care 831

• The School Child’s Family, 831

• Overview of Growth and Development, 832

• Play and Work, 845

• Health Promotion and Anticipatory Guidance, 845

26. The School Child Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care 853

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 856

• Interferences with Regulation, 857

• Interferences with Elimination, 859

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 861

27. The School Child Requiring Long-Term Care 869

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 870

• Interferences with Regulation, 874

• Interferences with Elimination, 887

• Neoplasms, 904

• Dysfunctional Behaviours, 910

• Emotional Disorders, 911

• Sexual Aggression Against the Child, 912

Section IX The Pubescent and The Adolescent

28. The Normal Pubescent and Adolescent: Growth, Development, and Care 925

• The Pubescent’s and Adolescent’s Family, 925
• Overview of Growth and Development, 926
• Play and Work, 932
• Health Promotion and Anticipatory Guidance, 933

29. Health Concerns of The Pubescent and The Adolescent 944

• Nurse–Adolescent Interaction, 944

• Self-Direction in Health Care, 944

• Health Concerns of the Pubescent and the Adolescent, 945

• Health Concerns of Females, 945

• Health Concerns of Males, 948

• Health Concerns of Both Sexes, 949

30. The Adolescent Requiring Long-Term Care 960

• Interferences with Cardiovascular/Haematological Function, 963

• Interferences with Respiratory Function, 964

• Interferences with Regulation, 966

• Interferences with Mobility/Sensory Function, 975

• Neoplasms, 979

• Emotional Disorders, 984

Sources of Borrowed Items 999

Appendices

Appendix A: Paediatric Nursing History and Family Assessment 1005

Appendix B: Conversion Table for Newborn Weights (Gram Equivalents for Pounds and Ounces) 1010

Appendix C: Growth Charts 1011

Appendix D: Median Head Circumferences of Infants and Children 1013

Appendix E: Pulse Rates at Rest 1014

Appendix F: Normal Respiratory Ranges for Children 1015

Appendix G: Blood Pressure 1016

Appendix H: Reference Ranges 1017

Appendix I: Food Values 1035

Appendix J: Adolescent Addiction Assessment Form 1040

Appendix K: Conversions Between Measurement Units 1042

Index 1045

Details

No. of pages:
1082
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
Paperback ISBN:
9788131233160

About the Author

Raman Kalia