Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Pocket Guide: Pediatric Nursing / Edition 1

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Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference, this spiralbound pocket guide covers every aspect of pediatric nursing in a concise format that is packed with bulleted facts, tables, and illustrations. Five tabbed, distinctively colored sections cover Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, Procedures, and Clinical Tools such as growth and development assessment parameters, developmental milestones, drug calculations, infusion therapy guidelines, immunization schedules, and weight and temperature conversions. Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format. Recurring icons highlight key points such as life-threatening disorders, interdisciplinary care, patient teaching topics, and color illustrations of pathophysiology.

Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference, this spiralbound pocket guide covers every aspect of pediatric nursing in a concise format that is packed with bulleted facts, tables, and illustrations. Five tabbed, distinctively colored sections cover Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, Procedures, and Clinical Tools such as growth and development assessment parameters, developmental milestones, drug calculations, infusion therapy guidelines, immunization schedules, and weight and temperature conversions. Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format. Recurring icons highlight key points such as life-threatening disorders, interdisciplinary care, patient teaching topics, and color illustrations of pathophysiology.

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Reviewer: Julie A Warren, RN, MSN, CCRN (Presbyterian Healthcare Services)
Description: This pocket guide to pediatric nursing is divided into five useful divisions: disorders, treatments, procedures, diagnostic tests, and clinical tools. Where appropriate, illustrations, tables, and flowcharts are used to enhance understanding. The book also highlights alerts and life-threatening disorders where needed.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a quick, clinical support guide for pediatric nurses. It fully covers the scope of each subject in an easy to read, bulleted format. It meets all objectives.
Audience: This book is useful for anyone practicing in the field of pediatric nursing including students, nursing staff, and nurse practitioners. Contributors and consultants are all credible practitioners in the field.
Features: This is a compact and concise book with appropriate illustrations and tables when needed to enhance the presentation. It is divided into five logical sections that are alphabetized to make it simple for the reader to locate information. Life-threatening conditions and alerts are highlighted for the reader as well.
Assessment: This is a terrific reference for those at all levels of pediatric expertise. As a pediatric clinical nurse specialist with 25 years of pediatric nursing experience, I found this to be a useful quick reference for a variety of disorders, treatments/procedures, and diagnostic tests. The clinical tools are helpful as well.
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