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

  • Jane W Ball
  • Ruth C Bindler
  • Kay Cowen
  • Michele Rose Shaw
Pearson eText Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children -- Instant Access

ISBN-13:  9780136872924

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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.

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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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Published by Pearson (October 24th 2016) - Copyright © 2017