Nursing Care of Children / Edition 1by James P. Smith
Pub. Date: 12/11/1995
Nursing Care of Children is the latest volume from the successful Advanced Nursing Series. It specifically considers aspects of children's nursing, from conception and birth throughout childhood, within a wide range of health care settings. International experts have contributed to this unique collection of scholarly papers, creating a valuable resource for all student and practicing children's nurses. Discussion centers around the needs of healthy children and those who are acutely and chronically sick. The book is respresentative of nursing practice across the world, with particular focus on the problems and issues surrounding health education, care at home, immunization, pain relief and information-giving to children and their families. This selection also considers the care of children in day surgery and those with chronic illnesses, as well as a study of neonatal care and the evolving role of the nurse and parents.
Table of Contents
Introduction; The function of home visits in maternal and child welfare as evaluated by service providers and users; Failure to immunize children under 5 years: a literature review; Middle Eastern immigrant parents' social networks and help-seeking for child health care; School nursing; An assessment of the value of health education in the prevention of childhood asthma; Familial inflammatory bowel disease in a paediatric population; Parents' experience of coming to know the care of a chronically ill child; Preparing children and families for day surgery; Analysed interaction in a children's oncology clinic: the child's view and parent's opinion of the effect of medical encounters; Factors influencing nurses' pain assessment and interventions in children; The changing role of the nurse in neonatal care: a study of current practice in England; Parents, nurses and paediatric nursing: a critical review; Acknowledgements; Index
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