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For courses in Pediatric Nursing.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.
Table of Contents
Nurse's Role in Care of the Ill and Injured Child: Hospital, Community Settings, and Home
Growth & Development
Nursing Considerations for the Hospitalized Child
Nursing Considerations for the Child in the Community
Societal and Environmental Influences on Childcare
The Child with a Life-Threatening Illness or Injury
Pain Assessment and Management
Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Alterations in Immune Function
Infectious and Communicable Diseases
Alterations in Respiratory Function
Alterations in Cardiovascular Function
Alterations in Hematologic Function
Alterations in Cellular Growth
Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
Alterations in Genitourinary Function
Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function
Alterations in Neurologic Function
Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function
Alterations in Endocrine Function
Alterations in Skin Integrity
Alterations in Psychosocial Function
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