Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children, 8th edition

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

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Hallmark features of this title

Essential pediatric nursing skills

  • Assessment Guides covers physical assessment and normal findings, alterations and possible causes, and guidelines for nursing interventions.
  • Professionalism in Practice feature illustrates nurses’ role in working with other health professionals.

Clinical reasoning and research applications

  • Clinical Reasoning boxes provide case scenarios and ask students to respond appropriately.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes present recent nursing research and discuss implications for nursing practice.

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  • Focus Your Study at the end of each chapter outlines main concepts and includes helpful references.
  • Pearson’s online nursing resources include NCLEX-RN® review questions, case studies, care plans and critical-thinking questions.

Published by Pearson (May 25th 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137421428

Subject: Maternity & Pediatrics

Category: Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children

Table of contents

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

Appendix A. Dietary References Intakes
Appendix B. Selected Pediatric Laboratory Values
Appendix C. Growth Charts
Appendix D. Pediatric Blood Pressure Tables
Appendix E. Conversions and Equivalents
Appendix F. Dietary Reference Intakes
Appendix G. Body Surface Area Nomogram

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