Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children / Edition 4

Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children / Edition 4

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Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children / Edition 4

The fourth edition of this text is intended for pediatric nursing courses, one of the required courses in nursing programs. The most concise, readable pediatric nursing text for use in RN programs. Exceptionally user-friendly and up-to-date, it uses a unique body system approach rather than developmental stages, allowing faculty to teach pediatrics in integrated course or short course without redundancy. This approach also focuses students on nursing care. Features abundant four-color photos and drawings throughout, extensive marginal notes, chapter-opening vignettes and more plus a heavy emphasis on community nursing. This text details the core essentials of pediatric nursing practice while also providing the critical thinking skills necessary for future challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132208710
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 06/06/2007
Series: MyNursingLab Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1520
Product dimensions: 8.77(w) x 11.07(h) x 2.15(d)

Table of Contents

1. Nurse's Role in Care of the Child: Hospital, Community, and Home

2. Family-Centered Care: Theory and Applications ****NEW CHAPTER****

3. Growth and Development

4. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition

5. Pediatric Assessment

6. Societal and Environmental Influences on Children

7. Introduction to Health Promotion and Health Maintenance ****NEW CHAPTER****

8. Health Promotion and Health Maintenance for the Newborn and Infant ****NEW CHAPTER****

9. Health Promotion and Health Maintenance for the Young and School-age Child ****NEW CHAPTER****

10. Health Promotion and Health Maintenance for the Adolescent ****NEW CHAPTER****

11. Nursing Considerations for the Child in the Community

12. Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition ****NEW CHAPTER****

13. Nursing Considerations for the Hospitalized Child

14. The Child with a Life-Threatening Condition and End-of-Life Care

15. Pain Assessment and Management

16. Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

17. Alterations in Immune Function

18. Infectious and Communicable Diseases

19. Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function

20. Alterations in Respiratory Function

21. Alterations in Cardiovascular Function

22. Alterations in Hematologic Function

23. Alterations in Cellular Growth

24. Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function

25. Alterations in Genitourinary Function

26. Alterations in Neurologic Function

27. Alterations in Cognition and Mental Health

28. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function

29. Alterations in Endocrine and Metabolic Function

30. Alterations in Skin Integrity


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