+353-1-416-8900REST OF WORLD
+44-20-3973-8888REST OF WORLD
1-917-300-0470EAST COAST U.S
1-800-526-8630U.S. (TOLL FREE)


Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Long-Term Conditions. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5231657
  • Book
  • January 2021
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1 of 3

The second edition of Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Long Term Conditions remains the only nursing-specific text on the care of paediatric patients with chronic illness. Written to meet the needs of nursing students and professionals alike, this comprehensive volume provides authoritative and up-to-date information on the context, theory, and practice of delivering holistic care to children and families in a range of health and social care settings.

Contributions from a team of experienced academics, educators, and practitioners offer valuable insight into the impact of chronic illness on children and parents, the practical implications of meeting their physical, psychological, and social needs, empowering them to be 'experts' in their care, and many more vital aspects of long-term paediatric care. This edition features new and revised content reflecting contemporary guidelines and evidence-based practice, including updated clinical case studies and a new chapter examining the impact of having a sibling with a long-term condition. Emphasising a multi-disciplinary approach to managing chronic illness, this important resource:

  • Provides numerous case studies and activities illustrating the application of theoretical principles and current evidence in nursing practice
  • Investigates the genetic basis of chronic illness and the differing onsets of long-term conditions
  • Discusses current political, economic, and social policies that are influencing healthcare for children and bringing challenges to managers and practitioners
  • Examines both classic and contemporary theories of grief, loss, coping, and adaptation Explores ethical, legal, and professional aspects of nursing children and young people with chronic illness
  • Addresses evolving nursing roles, the importance of acute emergency care, and the planning and delivery of effective transition from child to adult services

Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Long Term Conditions is required reading for student and registered children's nurses, as well as for practitioners in related health and social care disciplines.

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
2 of 3

Chapter 1 The Definition and Aetiology of Chronic Illness

Sian Bill and Dwynwen Barklam

Chapter 2 Context of Care and Service Delivery

Peter Mcnee

Chapter 3 Impact upon the Child and Parents

Dawn Daniel and Mandy Brimble

Chapter 4   Impact on Siblings

Amie Hodges, Daniel Kelly and Julia Tod

Chapter 5 A Holistic Approach to Meeting Physical, Social and Psychological Needs

Amie Hodges and Julia Tod

Chapter 6 Empowering Children, Young People and their Families

Mandy Brimble

Chapter 7 Ethical Issues

Peter Mcnee

Chapter 8 Continuing Care Needs

Melda Price and Sian Thomas

Chapter 9 Acute Emergencies

Peter Mcnee, Martina Nathan and Jane Davies

Chapter 10 Adolescence

Siân Bill and Taryn Eccleston

Chapter 11 Transitional Care

Siân Bill and Amie Hodges

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
3 of 3
Mandy Brimble Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

Peter McNee Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown