Pediatric Nursing. An Introductory Text. Edition No. 11

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  • Book
  • 1072 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Covering evidence-based pediatric nursing care from infancy through adolescence, Pediatric Nursing: An Introductory Text, 11th Edition provides a clear, easy-to-read guide to pediatric nursing for LPN/LVN students. Content in this edition is reorganized for a "best of both worlds" approach to pediatric nursing, with early chapters devoted to normal growth and development by age group followed by chapters covering the most common childhood disorders grouped by body system. Updated coverage reflects the latest issues in pediatric nursing care, including childhood obesity and teenage pregnancy. Clinical Snapshots and Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions show how to apply the nursing process in real patient care scenarios. Written by noted pediatric nursing educators Debra L. Price and Julie F. Gwin, this market-leading textbook provides the essential knowledge you need to succeed in LPN/LVN practice.

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1. Child Health Evolution

2. The Child with Medical-Surgical Needs

3. Pediatric Procedures

4. Growing Children and Their Families

5. The Newborn

6. The Infant

7. The Toddler

8. The Preschool Child

9. The School-Age Child

10. The Adolescent

11. Respiratory Disorders

12. Cardiac Disorders

13. Neurological Disorders

14. Gastrointestinal Disorders

15. Fluid Balance, Renal, & Reproductive Disorders

16. Integumentary Disorders

17. Musculoskeletal Disorders

18. Communicable Diseases

19. Immune Disorders

20. Emotional and Behavior Disorders

21. Oncology and Hematology

22. End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families

Appendixes

A: Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

B: Standard Precautions

C: Growth Charts

D: The Denver II Test

E: Conversion Charts

F: The Joint Commission's Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

G: The Fourth Report on Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents

H: Answers to NCLEX Review Questions

Bibliography and Reader References

Illustration Credits

Glossary

Index

Study Guide

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Price, Debra L. Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX.

Gwin, Julie F. Associate Professor of Nursing, Tarrant County College, Clinical Staff Nurse, Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX.
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