Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children, 7th edition

  • Marcia London, 
  • Patricia Ladewig, 
  • Michele C. Davidson, 
  • Ruth C. Bindler, 
  • Kay Cowen

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Principles of Pediatric Nursing prepares you to begin thinking and acting like a nurse and visualizing how to care for children.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780136872924

Subject: Maternity & Pediatrics

Category: Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children

Table of contents

1. Nurse's Role in Care of the Child: Hospital, Community, and Home
2. Family-Centered Care and Cultural Considerations
3. Genetic and Genomic Influences
4. Growth and Development
5. Pediatric Assessment
6. Introduction to Health Promotion and Maintenance
7. Health Promotion and Maintenance for the Newborn and Infant
8. Health Promotion and Maintenance for the Toddler and Preschooler
9. Health Promotion and Maintenance for the School-Age Child and Adolescent
10. Nursing Considerations for the Child in the Community
11. Nursing Considerations for the Hospitalized Child
12. The Child with a Chronic Condition
13. The Child with a Life-Threatening Condition and End-of-Life Care
14. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition
15. Pain Assessment and Management in Children
16. Immunizations and Communicable Diseases
17. Social and Environmental Influences on the Child
18. Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
19. Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function
20. Alterations in Respiratory Function
21. Alterations in Cardiovascular Function
22. Alterations in Immune Function
23. Alterations in Hematologic Function
24. The Child with Cancer
25. Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
26. Alterations in Genitourinary Function
27. Alterations in Neurologic Function
28. Alterations in Mental Health and Cognition
29. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function
30. Alterations in Endocrine and Metabolic Function
31. Alterations in Skin Integrity

Appendix A: Physical Growth Charts
Appendix B: Blood Pressure Tables
Appendix C: Dietary Reference Intakes
Appendix D: Selected Pediatric Laboratory Values
Appendix E: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
Appendix F: Body Surface Nomogram
Appendix G: Conversions and Equations

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