Child Health Nursing

Child Health Nursing, 3rd edition

  • Jane W. Ball, 
  • Ruth C. Bindler, 
  • Kay J. Cowen, 
  • Michele Rose Shaw

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Overview

Child Health Nursing is a comprehensive survey of family-centered pediatric nursing care in hospitals and in the community. By offering industry best practices and practical applications, the text helps you use evidence-based findings and clinical reasoning to plan superior care.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780136872917

Subject: Nursing

Category: Core Nursing Courses

Table of contents

PART 1: NURSES, CHILDREN, AND FAMILIES
1. Child Health Nursing: Concepts, Roles, and Issues
2. Family-Centered Care: Theory and Applications
3. Cultural Influences

PART 2: CHILD CONCEPTS AND APPLICATION
4. Genetic and Hereditary Influences
5. Concepts of Growth and Development
6. Child and Family Communication
7. Pediatric and Newborn Assessment

PART 3: HEALTH PROMOTION AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE THROUGH CHILDHOOD
8. Concepts of Health Promotion and Health Maintenance
9. Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Newborn
10. Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Infant
11. Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Toddler and Preschooler
12. Health Promotion and Maintenance of the School-Age Child
13. Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Adolescent

PART 4: CHILD HEALTHCARE SETTINGS AND CONSIDERATIONS
14. Nursing Care of the Child in the Community
15. Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Child
16. Nursing Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition
17. Nursing Care of the Child with a Life-Threatening Illness or Injury
18. End-of-Life Care and Bereavement

PART 5: NURSING CARE FOR COMMON HEALTH CONCERNS
19. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition
20. Social and Environmental Influences on Child and Adolescent Health
21. Pain Assessment and Management
22. Immunizations and Communicable Diseases

PART 6: NURSING CARE FOR SPECIFIC HEALTH CONDITIONS
23. Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
24. Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function
25. Alterations in Respiratory Function
26. Alterations in Cardiovascular Function
27. Alterations in Immune Function
28. Alterations in Hematologic Function
29. The Child with Cancer
30. Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
31. Alterations in Genitourinary Function
32. Alterations in Endocrine and Metabolic Function
33. Alterations in Neurologic Function
34. Alterations in Mental Health and Cognition
35. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function
36. Alterations in Skin Integrity

Appendices
A. Physical Growth Charts
B. Pediatric Blood Pressure Tables
C. Dietary Reference Intakes
D. Selected Pediatric Laboratory Values
E. Diagnostic Tests and Laboratory Procedures
F. Emergency Assessment and Initial Management
G. Body Surface Area Nomogram
H. Temperature and Weight Conversion
I. NCLEX Answers with Rationale

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