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Page Count: 496
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by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN and David Wilson, MS, RN, C(INC)
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Carry all of the most essential knowledge on pediatric care in your pocket with the Clinical Companion for Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing! This indispensable guide from the authors of the most trusted pediatric nursing textbook on the market includes need-to-know information for the clinical setting in a quick-reference format. Content on the procedures and diagnostic tests you’re most likely to perform, plus brief discussions of over 130 commonly encountered childhood illnesses and disorders, makes this the perfect companion for practice.
    • The History and Physical Assessment section includes atraumatic methods and age appropriate techniques.
    • The Pain Assessment and Management section features pain scales and information on pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of pain.
    • Over 130 entries in the Common Childhood Illnesses/Disorders section cover the most clinically relevant information in a handy, quick-reference format.Detailed information on bone marrow aspiration, cardiac catheterization, echocardiography, pulmonary function tests, and more in Common Diagnostic Tests and Tools explains the diagnostic tests you’re most likely to perform in practice.
    • The Common Nursing Procedures section includes essential information on procedures you need to know, including medication administration routes and procedures, oxygen therapy, specimen collection, central venous line access and care, and much more.
  • Part One – History and Physical Assessment

    Part Two – Pain Assessment and Management

    Part Three – Common Childhood Illnesses/Disorders

    1. Acute (Adult) Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

    2. Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital

    3. Allergic Rhinitis

    4. Anemia, Iron Deficiency

    5. Anorexia Nervosa

    6. Aortic Stenosis

    7. Aplastic Anemia

    8. Appendicitis, Acute

    9. Arthritis, Juvenile (formerly Rheumatoid)

    10. Asthma

    11. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

    12. Atrial Septal Defect

    13. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    14. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    15. Biliary Atresia

    16. Botulism, Infant

    17. Bronchiolitis

    18. Bronchitis

    19. B-Thalassemia (Cooley Anemia)

    20. Bulimia

    21. Celiac Disease

    22. Cerebral Palsy

    23. Cirrhosis

    24. Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

    25. Coarctation of the Aorta

    26. Colic (Paroxysmal Abdominal Pain)

    27. Conjunctivitis

    28. Constipation

    29. Croup

    30. Cryptorchidism

    31. Cushing Syndrome

    32. Cystic Fibrosis

    33. Dermatitis, Diaper

    34. Diabetes Insipidus

    35. Diabetes Mellitus

    36. Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    37. Down Syndrome

    38. Dysmenorrhea

    39. Encephalitis

    40. Encopresis

    41. Endocarditis, Bacterial (Infective)

    42. Enuresis

    43. Epiglottitis, Acute

    44. Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder

    45. Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula

    46. Ewing Sarcoma (Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor [PNET] of the Bone)

    47. Failure to Thrive (Growth Failure)

    48. Febrile Seizures

    49. Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders

    50. Gastroesophageal Reflux

    51. Giardiasis

    52. Glomerulonephritis, Acute Poststreptococcal (APSGN)

    53. Hemophilia

    54. Hepatitis

    55. Hernia, Congenital Diaphragmatic

    56. Hirschsprung Disease

    57. Hodgkin Disease

    58. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection

    59. Hydrocephalus

    60. Hyperbilirubinemia

    61. Hyperthyroidism

    62. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

    63. Hypopituitarism

    64. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

    65. Hypospadias and Epispadias

    66. Hypothyroidism, Juvenile

    67. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    68. Impetigo

    69. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    70. Intussusception (Malabsorption Syndrome)

    71. Kawasaki Disease (Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome)

    72. Lactose Intolerance

    73. Laryngotracheobronchitis, Acute

    74. Lead Poisoning

    75. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

    76. Leukemias, Acute Lymphocytic and Acute Myelogenous

    77. Lyme Disease

    78. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis

    79. Meckel Diverticulum

    80. Meningitis, Bacterial

    81. Meningitis, Nonbacterial (Aseptic)

    82. Mononucleosis, Infectious

    83. Muscular Atrophies, Spinal

    84. Muscular Dystrophy

    85. Nasopharyngitis, Acute Viral

    86. Nephrotic Syndrome

    87. Neural Tube Defects (Spina Bifida, Meningocele)

    88. Neuroblastoma

    89. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

    90. Omphalocele & Gastroschisis

    91. Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    92. Osteogenic Sarcoma

    93. Osteomyelitis

    94. Otitis Externa

    95. Otitis Media

    96. Patent Ductus Arteriosus

    97. Pediculosis Capitis

    98. Peptic Ulcer Disease

    99. Pneumonia, Viral and Bacterial

    100. Precocious Puberty

    101. Pulmonic Stenosis

    102. Rabies

    103. Recurrent Abdominal Pain

    104. Renal Failure, Acute

    105. Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn

    106. Retinoblastoma

    107. Reye Syndrome

    108. Rhabdomyosarcoma

    109. Rheumatic Fever

    110. Scabies

    111. Scoliosis, Idiopathic

    112. Septic Shock

    113. Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease

    114. Sickle Cell Anemia

    115. Slipped Femoral Capital Epiphysis

    116. Streptococcal Pharyngitis, Acute

    117. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    118. Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone

    119. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    120. Tetanus

    121. Tetralogy of Fallot

    122. Tinea Corporis

    123. Tonsillitis

    124. Transposition of the Great Arteries or Transposition of the Great Vessels

    125. Tricuspid Atresia

    126. Tuberculosis

    127. Tumors, Brain

    128. Urinary Tract Infection

    129. Ventricular Septal Defect

    130. Vesicoureteral Reflex (VUR)

    131. Wilms Tumor

    Part Four – Common Diagnostic Tests/Tools

    1. Arterial Blood Gas Analysis

    2. Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

    3. Bronchoscopy

    4. Cardiac Catheterization

    5. Echocardiography

    6. Electrocardiography

    7. Lumbar Puncture

    8. Pulmonary Function Test

    Part Five – Common Nursing Care Procedures

    1. Medication Administration – PO, IM, SQ, IV

    2. Oxygen Therapy

    3. Venipuncture

    4. Restraint

    5. Specimen Collection – Urine, Stool, Sputum

    6. Endotracheal/Tracheal Suction

    7. Peripheral Line Care

    8. Central Venous Line Access and Care


    1. Vital Sign Charts

    2. Growth Charts

    3. Weight Conversion

    4. Temperature Conversion

    5. Drug Calculations
  • Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN, Bessie Baker Distinguished Professor of Nursing
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Chair, Duke Institutional Review Board
    Duke University
    Durham, NC and David Wilson, MS, RN, C(INC), Staff
    PALS Coordinator
    Children's Hospital at Saint Francis
    Tulsa, OK
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