Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version

9th Edition


  • Marilyn Hockenberry
  • David Wilson
    • Print ISBN 9780323244251

    Key Features

    • A clear, straightforward writing style makes content easy to understand.
    • Unique Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you apply both research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care.
    • Unique Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, or stress.
    • Unique critical thinking exercises help you test and develop your own analytical skills.
    • A unique focus on family content emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter, discussions throughout the text, and family-centered care boxes.
    • Nursing Care Guidelines provide clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions on performing specific skills or procedures.
    • Unique Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference for critical situations.
    • Unique Cultural Awareness boxes highlight ways in which variations in beliefs and practices affect nursing care for children.
    • A developmental approach identifies each stage of a child’s growth.
    • Health promotion chapters emphasize principles of wellness and injury prevention for each age group.
    • Student-friendly features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, key points, references, and related topics and electronic resources to help you study and review important content.
    • A community focus helps you care for children outside the clinical setting.
    • Nursing Care Plans include models for planning patient care, with nursing diagnoses, patient/family goals, nursing interventions/rationales, expected outcomes, and NIC and NOC guidelines.
    • Nursing Tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information, and Nursing Alerts provide critical information that must be considered in providin

    Table of Contents

    UNIT I:  Children, Their Families and the Nurse
    1. Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing
    2. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
    3. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
    4. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
    5. Hereditary Influences on Health Promotion of the Child and Family
    UNIT II:  Assessment of the Child and Family
    6. Communication, Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child
    7. Pain Assessment and Management in Children
    UNIT III:  Family-Centered Care of the Newborn
    8. Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family
    9. Health Problems of Newborns
    10. The High-Risk Newborn and Family
    11. Conditions Caused by Defects in Physical Development
    UNIT IV:  Family-Centered Care of the Infant
    12. Health Promotion of the Infant and Family
    13. Health Problems During Infancy
    UNIT V:  Family-Centered Care of the Young Child
    14. Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family
    15. Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family
    16. Health Problems of Early Childhood
    UNIT VI:  Family-Centered Care of the School-Age Child
    17. Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family
    18. Health Problems of Middle Childhood
    UNIT VII:  Family-Centered Care of the Adolescent
    19. Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family
    20. Physical Health Problems of Adolescence
    21. Behavioral Health Problems of Adolescence
    UNIT VIII:  Family-Centered Care of the Child with Special Needs
    22. Family-Centered Care of the Child with Chronic Illness or Disability
    23. Family-Centered End-of-Life Care
    24. The Child with Cognitive or Sensory Impairment
    25. Family-Cen


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