Clinical Handbook for Pediatric Nursing

Clinical Handbook for Pediatric Nursing

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This quick-reference handbook provides general information on growth & development, vital signs, and assessment information specific to the care of children in the community or hospital, such as dosage calculations, pain charts, immunization schedules and an overview of primary conditions organized by body systems. Content overviews, procedures, tables and illustrations make this a valuable tool for any nurse or future nurse.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 676 pages
  • 116.84 x 190.5 x 40.64mm | 566.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131133160
  • 9780131133167

Table of contents

Section I General Information 1. Growth & Development 2. Normal Vital Signs 3. Assessment 4. Physical Growth Charts 5. Nutrition 6 Normal Lab Values Section II Principles of Nursing Care of Children in the Community/Hospital 7. Health Promotion and Health Maintenance through childhood 8. Health Promotions for Children with Chronic Conditions 9. Immunization Schedules 10. Pediatric Dosage Calculations 11. Pain Assessment Tools 12. Poison Control Information 13. Emergency Assessment of the Child Section III Body Systems 14. Infectious and Communicable Diseases 15. Alterations in Fluid and Electrolyte Function 16. Alterations in Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Function 17. Alterations in Respiratory Function 18. Alterations in Cardiovascular Function 19. Alterations in Immunologic Function 20. Alterations in Hematologic Function 21. Alterations in Cellular Growth 22. Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function 23. Alterations in Genitourinary Function 24. Alterations in Endocrine Function 25. Alterations in Neurologic Function 26. Alterations in Congition and Mental Health 27. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function 28. Alterations in Integumentary Function Back Matter: Referencesshow more