Description : Provides 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.
Description : Pediatric Oncology Nursing: Advanced Clinical Hand- signs, diagnostic and laboratory procedures, tre- book is a joint effort between nurses in Canada, the ment, prognosis, and follow up care are included for United Kingdom, and the United States. This is the each of the disorders. second edition, and has been another wonderful Part III covers cancer treatment, including c- opportunity to bring together the expertise of hema- motherapy, radiation therapy, hematopoetic stem cell tology and oncology nurses from two continents. The transplantation, surgery, gene therapy, biotherapy, c- book is designed to be a comprehensive clinical hand- plimentary and alternative medicine, and clinical trials. book for nurses in advanced practice working with The principles and description of treatment, method pediatric hematology/oncology patients. Speci? c of treatment delivery, potential side effects, and special issues related to young children and adolescents with considerations for each type of treatment are discussed. cancer and hematologic disorders are discussed. Part IV focuses on the side effects of cancer Thirty-one contributors and two editors partici- treatment in relation to metabolic processes and pated in the writing of this text. Individuals in advanced gastrointestinal, hematologic, respiratory, renal, c- practice and academic roles – nurse practitioners, clin- diovascular, neurologic, musculoskeletal, integum- ical nurse specialists, nutritionists, clinical instructors, tary, endocrine, and auditory systems. The incidence, lecturers, academicians, and educators – were involved. etiology, treatment, prevention, and prognosis are One of the most appealing features of this text is the included for each side effect reviewed.
Description : Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology is a pocket handbook written to meet the needs of both newcomers as well as veteran providers of care for children with gastroenterology and nutritional problems. Composed of 21 chapters, the initial chapters address the more common conditions seen in patients and are organized in a framework designed to provide key assessment features, diagnostic tools, and treatment options. Clinical pearls and key resources draw on the practical experience of the contributing authors, who are nursing experts in their specialty areas. The final chapters present key background information on diagnostic studies, medications, and nutritional aspects that provide a basis for the therapies used in the practice of pediatric gastroenterology.
Description : Organized by chief complaint, this comprehensive, pocket-sized handbook for medical students and early residents covers the diagnosis and management of more than 80 common problems found in children, focusing on symptoms, differential diagnosis, laboratory assessment, and various treatment options for each problem. Customers & reviewers note that the major strengths of this book are its readability and ease of use. It contains the perfect amount of detail and emphasizes high-yield topics that appear on end-of-rotation and in-service exams and really helps direct one's thinking process.
Description : This portable handbook provides students with a succinct, quick-reference guide for use in the clinical setting. Content is organized by each stage of the childbirth process and includes normal and at risk information. Procedures, tables, photos, and illustrations are integrated throughout. Nursing students and professionals.
Description : Provide the best possible nursing care to children and their families, no matter what their condition. This one-of-a-kind resource equips you with detailed information on commonly encountered pediatric diseases, medical and surgical conditions, and disorders, with separate sections devoted to diagnostic tests, outpatient procedures, and surgeries. Its compact, A-to-Z format is designed for ease of use in busy settings - perfect for quick reference when working with patients! Portable size and straightforward, alphabetical organization are designed for quick, convenient, on-the-spot reference. Consistent format throughout lets you easily locate necessary information, including pathophysiology, incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, medical or surgical management, nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions, discharge planning and home care instructions, client outcomes, and references. The book is divided into three main parts covering 87 medical and surgical conditions, 12 topics related to diagnosis and procedures, and 16 helpful appendices. New chapters address autism spectrum disorders, chronic lung disease of infancy, Type 2 Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, overweight and childhood obesity, and Turner Syndrome. New appendices offer helpful information on mental health, non-accidental trauma, and palliative care. Updated charts and references in the appendices - specifically growth charts and immunization information - reflect current practice. Expanded content is provided on community resources.
Description : This concise clinical companion to the thirteenth edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing presents nearly 200 diseases and disorders in alphabetical format, allowing rapid access to need-to-know information on the most common clinical problems nurses are likely to encounter. The content is completely cross-referenced to the main text. Pages are tabbed alphabetically for speedy reference.
Description : Bringing together leading authorities, this volume synthesizes the breadth of current research on child and adolescent treatment into a practical handbook for students and clinicians. The book was inspired by the preeminent work on adult disorders, Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders (now in its fifth edition), edited by David H. Barlow. It provides a concise overview of the disorders most commonly encountered in clinical practice and details evidence-based treatment approaches, largely grounded in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Procedures for assessment, diagnosis, case formulation, intervention, and progress monitoring are illustrated with rich extended case examples, including session transcripts. The book addresses nuts-and-bolts issues such as how to set up each session, what to cover, and how to broach difficult topics with children and parents. See also Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Fifth Edition (on adults), edited by David H. Barlow.
Description : This practical reference correlates frequently encountered pediatric medical diagnoses with nursing diagnoses for the hospitalized child. Unique in approach, it begins with a foundation of medical diagnosis and pathophysiology before presenting individualized nursing care plans tailored to meet the special needs of children. Features: New table format for Nursing Care Plans provide easy access Specific individualized teaching goals and expected outcomes. Concise coverage of pathophysiology and how it affects various body systems in children Related Nursing Diagnoses follows each Care Plan Care Plans for clients with diverse psychological needs such as emotional/physical abuse. Other Titles of InterestBall, Bindler, "Child Health Nursing" (0131133209)Ball, Bindler, "Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children," 4th Edition (0132208717)Bindler, Ball, "Clinical Skills Manual for Pediatric Nursing," 4th Edition (0136135544 )Ball, Bindler, "Clinical Handbook for Pediatric Nursing" (0131133160)London, Ladewig, Ball, Bindler, "Maternal-Child Nursing Care," 2nd Edition (0131723944)London, Ladewig, Ball, Bindler, "Clinical Skills Manual for Maternal-Child Nursing Care," 2nd Edition (0131736280)