- Complete, concise assessment data on general health, specific problems, nutrition, sleep, and growth and development is easy to access in the clinical setting.
- UNIQUE! Evidence-based interventions include guidelines for treating pediatric patients and providing information to their families and caregivers, with new interventions added on phototherapy and asthma inhalers.
- UNIQUE! Safety Alerts highlight safety information throughout the book.
- UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, and stress.
- Nursing Care Plans include guidelines and examples for developing care plans for patients, and a companion Evolve website allows you to modify, customize, and print these care plans.
- UNIQUE! A community focus includes guidelines to interventions, patient teaching, and home care, along with Community Focus boxes throughout book.
- Tables and charts for health promotion summarize nutrition, immunizations, safety and injury prevention, and parental guidance.
- Common laboratory test data is provided at your fingertips.
Unit 1: Assessment
Nursing Assessment of Specific Health Problems
Assessment of Development
Assessment of Language and Speech
Assessment of Vision
Assessment of Hearing
Growth and Development
Unit 2: Health Promotion
Safety and Injury Prevention
Unit 3: Pain Assessment and Management
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
Children's Response to Pain
Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Pain Management
Analgesic Drug Administration
Side Effects of Opioids
Sedation for Painful Procedures
Unit 4: Evidence-Based Pediatric Nursing Interventions
Preparing Children for Procedures Based on Developmental Characteristics
Preparing the Family
Skin Care and General Hygiene
Procedures Related to Maintaining Safety
Positioning for Procedures
Collection of Specimens
Procedures Related to Administration of Medications
End-Of-Life Care Interventions
Procedures Related to Fluid Balance, Blood Administration, or Nutrition Support
Ostomy Care Procedures
Procedures Related to Maintaining Cardiorespiratory Function
Procedures Related to Maintaining Neurologic Function
Unit 5: Nursing Care Plans
The Process of Nursing Infants and Children
Nursing Care of Common Problems of Ill and Hospitalized Children
Nursing Care of the Newborn
Nursing Care of the Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
Nursing Care of the Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
Nursing Care of the Child with H