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cover image - Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323044967
Imprint: Mosby
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Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference, 6th Edition

by Cecily Lynn Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN and Linda A. Sowden, MN, RN


cover image - Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323044967
Imprint: Mosby
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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.
  • 1. Anorexia Nervosa

    2. Aplastic Anemia

    3. Apnea

    4. Appendicitis/Appendectomy

    5. Asthma

    6. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    7. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    8. Bulimia Nervosa

    9. Burns

    10. Cellulitis

    11. Cerebral Palsy

    12. Child Abuse and Neglect

    13. Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy

    14. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

    15. Coarctation of the Aorta

    16. Congestive Heart Failure

    17. Cystic Fibrosis

    18. Cytomegaloviral Infection

    19. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

    20. Diabetes Mellitus: Insulin Dependent

    21. Diabetes Type 2: Non-Insulin Dependent

    22. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    23. Down Syndrome

    24. Drowning and Near-Drowning

    25. Epiglottitis

    26. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    27. Foreign Body Aspiration

    28. Fractures

    29. Fragile X Syndrome

    30. Gastroenteritis

    31. Gastroesophageal Reflux

    32. Glomerulonephritis

    33. Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome

    34. Hemophilia

    35. Hepatitis

    36. Hirschsprung Disease

    37. HIV Infection and AIDS

    38. Hodgkin Disease

    39. Hydrocephalus

    40. Hyperbilirubinemia

    41. Hypertension

    42. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

    43. Idopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    44. Imperforate Anus

    45. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    46. Intellectual Disability (formerly Mental Retardation)

    47. Iron Deficiency Anemia

    48. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    49. Kawasaki Disease

    50. Learning Disabilities

    51. Leukemia, Childhood

    52. Meningitis

    53. Muscular Dystrophy

    54. Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    55. Nephrotic Syndrome

    56. Neuroblastoma

    57. Newborn Screening for Genetic Disorders

    58. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    59. Osteogenic Sarcoma

    60. Osteomyelitis

    61. Otitis Media, Acute

    62. Overweight and Obesity, Childhood

    63. Patent Ductus Arteriosus

    64. Pneumonia

    65. Poisoning

    66. Renal Failure: Acute

    67. Renal Failure: Chronic

    68. Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    69. Respiratory Tract Infections (RSV, Bronchiolitis, Pertussis and Croup)

    70. Rheumatic Fever: Acute

    71. Scoliosis

    72. Seizure Disorders

    73. Short Bowel Syndrome

    74. Sickle Cell Disease

    75. Spina Bifida

    76. Substance Abuse Related Disorders

    77. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    78. Suicide

    79. Systemic Bacterial Infections

    80. Tetralogy of Fallot

    81. Transplantation: Hematopoietic Stem Cell

    82. Transplantation: Organ

    83. Traumatic Brain Injury

    84. Turner Syndrome

    85. Urinary Tract Infections

    86. Ventricular Septal Defect and Repair

    87. Wilms Tumor

    Part Two: Pediatric Diagnostic Procedures and Outpatient Surgeries

    General Nursing Action

    88. Cardiac Catheterization

    89. Computed Tomography

    90. Electrocardiography

    91. Endoscopy

    92. Hernia Repair

    93. Intraveneous Pyleogram (Excretory Urography)

    94. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    95. Myringotomy with/without PE Tubes

    96. Peritoneal Dialysis

    97. Ph Probe Monitoring

    98. Polysomnogram Sleep Studies

    99. Tonsillectomy with/without Adenoidectomy (T & A)


    A – Nursing Assessment

    B – Mental Health Assessment

    C - Growth and Development

    D – Immunizations

    E - Standardized Method for Taking B/P in Children

    F - Laboratory Values

    G - West Nomogram

    H - Height/Weight Growth Curves

    I - Psychosocial Interventions

    J – Home Care

    K – Community Services

    L – Breast Feeding

    M – Pediatric Palliative Care

    N - Non-Accidental Trauma

    O - Pain in Children

    P – Health Care Quality and Outcome Guidelines
  • Cecily Lynn Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director, Nursing Training and Research, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA and Linda A. Sowden, MN, RN, Regional Director-Florida, Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers, PSA Healthcare, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
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