Delmar's Pediatric Nursing Care Plans / Edition 3

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$66.44
(Save 41%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $6.08
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (17) from $6.08   
  • New (4) from $90.21   
  • Used (13) from $6.08   

Overview

Delmar's Pediatric Nursing Care Plans, Third Edition, provides detailed information on developing care plans for children with health alterations. Each care plan presents information to guide users in developing comprehensive, individualized nursing care plans based on solid, scientific knowledge. Care plans solicit specific client data and prompt the user to individualize the interventions and evaluate the child's individual responses. Interventions and outcomes are suggested to keep parents informed of and involved in their child's care.

"...includes two new diagnostic categories: cardiac catheterization and Kawasaki Disease...also includes new state-of-the-art medications and treatments, numerous added care plans, research-based care plans, and more."

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
This resource provides information on developing care plans for children with health alterations. - IMPRINT, National Student Nurses Association Inc (September/October 2005)
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Rebecca G. McKernan, BSN, MSN (University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center)
Description: The third edition of this book is a very useful guide to facilitate care planning with the pediatric population. It provides necessary information for the nurse to be able to give skillful assessments, diagnosis, planning, outcome identification, intervention, and evaluation. The previous edition was published in 1998.
Purpose: The purpose of this book is to help nurses facilitate the nursing process by providing nursing care plans that can be individualized to their patients. Excellent nursing care can be achieved by proper planning, assessment, intervention, and evaluation. By providing basic nursing care plans for common diagnoses followed by flow charts for specific illnesses, patient care is enhanced greatly. The author's objectives were met.
Audience: This book is written for nurses, students and advanced practice nurses who work with pediatric clients. This is stated by the author who appears to be a credible authority and who has written three editions of this book.
Features: This book is intended to help facilitate the care planning process for pediatric nurses. It provides nursing diagnoses form NANDA'S Taxonomy II. The outcome criteria that is included is from Nursing Outcome Classification (NOC). The text also contains suggested Nursing Intervention Classifications (NIC) for each nursing diagnosis, in addition to suggested comprehensive and individualized interventions. Each section begins with introductory information and current medical management. The user may individualize the care plan for each condition pertinent to her/his patient. The author states that the nursing care plans provided are intended to serve as a framework in which the nurse may customize to her patient. At the end of each care plan is a care map which summarizes the diagnosis in an easy-to-follow format. This is especially valuable as it is easy to read and understand. A CD is also included in the back of the book that contains electronic files for all the care plans. Nurses are able to create new care plans, customize care plans, add and delete nursing diagnoses and interventions. The plans can then be printed for the clinical setting. I found this to be very helpful in planning individualized patient care. There is some confusion in the book under common nursing diagnoses which are included with each care plan. The reader seems to be referred to the specific diagnosis only to be referred back to that page. For example under Apnea, a common nursing diagnosis is ineffective breathing pattern. It refers you to "see" this diagnosis but when looked up in the back of the book it refers you back to the same page.
Assessment: This book is a very useful guide in helping the nurse through the nursing process which includes care planning. Written nursing care plans need to individualized and are an important means of communication among health care providers, clients, and families. They help ensure that care is coordinated to achieve the best outcomes. Resources like this book make this job much easier for the nurse. There are many care plan books available but the flow chart at the end of each section and the CD make this book very useful. The third edition ensures that the information is being reviewed and updated to keep up with the fast-changing medical world. Today's nurse must make complex decisions, determine what is right for her patient and what does not need to be done. Priorities are critical and good reference books are essential to providing excellent nursing care to our patients.

3 Stars from Doody
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766859944
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/9/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,023,113
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 10.76 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. Customizing Plans of Care. 2. Growth & Development of Children. 3. Cardiovascular System. 4. Respiratory System. 5. Gastrointestinal System. 6. Genitourinary System. 7. Musculoskeletal System. 8. Neurological System. 9. Hematologic System. 10. Endocrine System. 11. Integumentary System.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)