Child Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Families / Edition 2

Child Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Families / Edition 2

by Jane W. Ball DrPH, RN, CPNP, Ruth C. Bindler, Kay J. Cowen
     
 

Child-Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Families 2e reflects the core value of family-centered care. Partnership! continues to be the foundation for this second edition, comprehensive and reader-friendly pediatric nursing reference book. Written by leaders in the field of Pediatric Nursing, this book simplifies the content of

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Child-Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Families 2e reflects the core value of family-centered care. Partnership! continues to be the foundation for this second edition, comprehensive and reader-friendly pediatric nursing reference book. Written by leaders in the field of Pediatric Nursing, this book simplifies the content of pediatric nursing in a practical format that makes it easy for users to learn and professors to teach. Recognizing the family as the central influence in each child’s life and respect for families of all cultures, continues to make this text a first in its class! New features in this edition include: Anatomy & Physiology and Pediatric Differences review at the beginning of the systems chapters; A Day in the Life of a Nurse which focuses on the nurse in a specialty, such as a school nurse or a hospital nurse; and NCLEX- RN review questions to the end of each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135153819
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/09/2009
Series:
MyNursingKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1776
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Nurse's role in care of the child : hospital, community settings, and home2
Ch. 2Family-centered care : theory and application32
Ch. 3Cultural influences65
Ch. 4Genetic and hereditary influences91
Ch. 5Concepts of growth and development128
Ch. 6Child and family communication169
Ch. 7Social and environmental influences on the child and adolescent189
Ch. 8Pediatric and newborn assessment226
Ch. 9Infant, child, and adolescent nutrition312
Ch. 10Concepts of health promotion and health maintenance360
Ch. 11Health promotion and health maintenance of the newborn384
Ch. 12Health promotion and health maintenance of the infant411
Ch. 13Health promotion and health maintenance of the toddler and preschooler433
Ch. 14Health promotion and health maintenance of the school-age child458
Ch. 15Health promotion and health maintenance of the adolescent479
Ch. 16Nursing care of the child in the community500
Ch. 17Nursing care of the hospitalized child526
Ch. 18Pain assessment and management560
Ch. 19Infectious and communicable diseases594
Ch. 20Nursing care of the child with a chronic condition646
Ch. 21The child with a life-threatening illness or injury675
Ch. 22End-of-life care and bereavement694
Ch. 23Alterations in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance724
Ch. 24Alterations in eye, ear, nose, and throat function770
Ch. 25Alterations in respiratory function818
Ch. 26Alterations in cardiovascular function889
Ch. 27Alterations in immune function956
Ch. 28Alterations in hematologic function999
Ch. 29Alterations in cellular growth1036
Ch. 30Alterations in gastrointestinal function1090
Ch. 31Alterations in genitourinary function1173
Ch. 32Alterations in endocrine and metabolic function1237
Ch. 33Alterations in neurologic function1297
Ch. 34Alterations in mental health and cognition1367
Ch. 35Alterations in musculoskeletal function1406
Ch. 36Alterations in skin integrity1454
App. APhysical growth charts1514
App. BRecommended dietary allowances1526
App. CNormal laboratory values1528
App. DWest nomogram-body surface areas1535
App. EEmergency assessment and initial management1537
App. FDiagnostic tests and procedures1546
App. GTemperature and weight conversion1551

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