9780323001502

Whaley and Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children

  • ISBN 13:

    9780323001502

  • ISBN 10:

    0323001505

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/01/1999
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

As always, practitioners can rely on WHALEY & WONG'S NURSING CARE OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN to provide accurate, thoroughly updated, comprehensive and remarkably readable information. Many popular features from the fifth edition are back along with new, timely features on topics such as community care, cultural awareness, and family-centered care. Each full color text includes a free CD-ROM with exercises to enhance critical thinking, case studies, assessment tools and more. * Includes full-color illustrations with clearly organized text * Emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness * Focuses on "wellness" and preventative measures with complete information on health promotion and injury prevention among specific age groups * Illustrates proper nursing care for major diseases and disorders using the nursing process * Integrates age appropriate patient wellness benchmarks into each chapter * Provides step-by-step instructions on performing key skills in Guidelines boxes * Provides quick references for critical situations in Emergency Treatment boxes, each highlighted with color-tabbed pages * Explains ways in which a family's beliefs may affect child care in Cultural Awareness boxes * Offers guidance on administering sensitive care with minimal pain and stress to child, family and nurse in Atraumatic Care boxes * Highlights important information to prepare families coping with special situations in Family Home Care boxes (Includes FREE CD-ROM and MERLIN websitewww.harcourthealth.com/Mosby/Wong/ncic/)

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