Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference - E-Book

Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference - E-Book

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Provide the best possible nursing care to children and their families, no matter what their condition. This one-of-a-kind resource equips you with detailed information on commonly encountered pediatric diseases, medical and surgical conditions, and disorders, with separate sections devoted to diagnostic tests, outpatient procedures, and surgeries. Its compact, A-to-Z format is designed for ease of use in busy settings - perfect for quick reference when working with patients!
  • Portable size and straightforward, alphabetical organization are designed for quick, convenient, on-the-spot reference.
  • Consistent format throughout lets you easily locate necessary information, including pathophysiology, incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, medical or surgical management, nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions, discharge planning and home care instructions, client outcomes, and references.
  • The book is divided into three main parts covering 87 medical and surgical conditions, 12 topics related to diagnosis and procedures, and 16 helpful appendices.
  • New chapters address autism spectrum disorders, chronic lung disease of infancy, Type 2 Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, overweight and childhood obesity, and Turner Syndrome.
  • New appendices offer helpful information on mental health, non-accidental trauma, and palliative care.
  • Updated charts and references in the appendices - specifically growth charts and immunization information - reflect current practice.
  • Expanded content is provided on community resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323059435
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/08/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 960
File size: 6 MB

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Table of Contents

1. Anorexia Nervosa

2. Aplastic Anemia

3. Apnea

4. Appendicitis/Appendectomy

5. Asthma

6. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

7. Autism Spectrum Disorders

8. Bulimia Nervosa

9. Burns

10. Cellulitis

11. Cerebral Palsy

12. Child Abuse and Neglect

13. Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy

14. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

15. Coarctation of the Aorta

16. Congestive Heart Failure

17. Cystic Fibrosis

18. Cytomegaloviral Infection

19. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

20. Diabetes Mellitus: Insulin Dependent

21. Diabetes Type 2: Non-Insulin Dependent

22. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

23. Down Syndrome

24. Drowning and Near-Drowning

25. Epiglottitis

26. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

27. Foreign Body Aspiration

28. Fractures

29. Fragile X Syndrome

30. Gastroenteritis

31. Gastroesophageal Reflux

32. Glomerulonephritis

33. Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome

34. Hemophilia

35. Hepatitis

36. Hirschsprung Disease

37. HIV Infection and AIDS

38. Hodgkin Disease

39. Hydrocephalus

40. Hyperbilirubinemia

41. Hypertension

42. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

43. Idopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

44. Imperforate Anus

45. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

46. Intellectual Disability (formerly Mental Retardation)

47. Iron Deficiency Anemia

48. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

49. Kawasaki Disease

50. Learning Disabilities

51. Leukemia, Childhood

52. Meningitis

53. Muscular Dystrophy

54. Necrotizing Enterocolitis

55. Nephrotic Syndrome

56. Neuroblastoma

57. Newborn Screening for Genetic Disorders

58. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

59. Osteogenic Sarcoma

60. Osteomyelitis

61. Otitis Media, Acute

62. Overweight and Obesity, Childhood

63. Patent Ductus Arteriosus

64. Pneumonia

65. Poisoning

66. Renal Failure: Acute

67. Renal Failure: Chronic

68. Respiratory Distress Syndrome

69. Respiratory Tract Infections (RSV, Bronchiolitis, Pertussis and Croup)

70. Rheumatic Fever: Acute

71. Scoliosis

72. Seizure Disorders

73. Short Bowel Syndrome

74. Sickle Cell Disease

75. Spina Bifida

76. Substance Abuse Related Disorders

77. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

78. Suicide

79. Systemic Bacterial Infections

80. Tetralogy of Fallot

81. Transplantation: Hematopoietic Stem Cell

82. Transplantation: Organ

83. Traumatic Brain Injury

84. Turner Syndrome

85. Urinary Tract Infections

86. Ventricular Septal Defect and Repair

87. Wilms Tumor

Part Two: Pediatric Diagnostic Procedures and Outpatient Surgeries

General Nursing Action

88. Cardiac Catheterization

89. Computed Tomography

90. Electrocardiography

91. Endoscopy

92. Hernia Repair

93. Intraveneous Pyleogram (Excretory Urography)

94. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

95. Myringotomy with/without PE Tubes

96. Peritoneal Dialysis

97. Ph Probe Monitoring

98. Polysomnogram Sleep Studies

99. Tonsillectomy with/without Adenoidectomy (T&A)


A – Nursing Assessment

B – Mental Health Assessment

C - Growth and Development

D – Immunizations

E - Standardized Method for Taking B/P in Children

F - Laboratory Values

G - West Nomogram

H - Height/Weight Growth Curves

I - Psychosocial Interventions

J – Home Care

K – Community Services

L – Breast Feeding

M – Pediatric Palliative Care

N - Non-Accidental Trauma

O - Pain in Children

P – Health Care Quality and Outcome Guidelines

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