A Nurse's Survival Guide to Children's Nursing - Updated Edition
Are you working as a children's nurse or doing a placement on a children's ward? Are you studying to become a great professional involved in nursing children and young people? This user friendly, easy to carry textbook is a practical and evidence-based guide which provides those in the early stages of their careers with clinical information and insights.
This book will help you to:
- Gather all the information you need to work with patients, in a concise and structure way;
- Obtain the knowledge required and clinical skills needed on a wide range of conditions;
- Have an excellent starting point and great revision aid to refer to when in doubt;
What will you find in this UPDATED edition:
- Answers to some of your questions about embarking on your career into children's nursing;
- How to satisfy children's requirements and needs in the ward according to their age and stage of their development;
- Examples on legal, health and safety issues;
- Completely updated and revised content written by authors with extensive nursing experience in the field.
Part of the A Nurse's Survival Guide series
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1 General principles of children's nursing
1.2: Health and Safety
1.3: Emergency care of a child
1.4: Life threatening complications
2 Assessment and investigations of a child
2.1: Paediatric scoring systems
2.2: Assessment of a child
2.3: Haemodynamic monitoring of a child
2.4: Diagnostic procedures
3 Children's nursing interventions
3.1: General interventions
3.2: Specific interventions
3.3: Caring for a child in a variety of situations
3.4: Caring for a child in a variety of settings
4 Common conditions in children and reasons for admission
4.1: General condition in children: a systems approach
4.2: Other conditions observed in children
4.3: Mental health conditions in children
5 Psychological and ethical care
5.1: Professional and practice issues
5.2: Psychosocial issues
5.3: Palliative care of a child
6 Drug administration
6.1: General aspects
6.2: Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
6.3: Classification of drugs used in children
6.4: Medication management
Appendix 1 Normal vital signs
Appendix 2 Units of measurement
Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations
Stock Last CheckedDec 2, 2021
Publication DateAug 2, 2019
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