ISBN: 9780323183550
Page Count: 360
Imprint: Mosby
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Wong's Clinical Manual of Pediatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 8th Edition

by David Wilson, MS, RN, C(INC) and Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study
ISBN: 9780323183550
Page Count: 360
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $62.95
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Portable and convenient, Wong's Clinical Manual of Pediatric Nursing, 8th Edition is your "go-to" clinical guide for the care of children and their families, whether in the hospital, clinic, community setting, or home. It includes assessment tools that may be used in practice, nursing care plans for specific disorders, and new information on pediatric pain assessment and management. Evidence-based guidelines are updated and also include patient teaching instructions, so you'll find all information on a specific procedure in one location. Written by leading pediatric experts David Wilson and Marilyn Hockenberry, this reference includes a companion Evolve website with nursing care plans that may be customized and printed for use with individual patients.

    • Complete, concise assessment data on general health, specific problems, nutrition, sleep, and growth and development is easy to access in the clinical setting.
    • UNIQUE! Evidence-based interventions include guidelines for treating pediatric patients and providing information to their families and caregivers, with new interventions added on phototherapy and asthma inhalers.
    • UNIQUE! Safety Alerts highlight safety information throughout the book.
    • UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, and stress.
    • Nursing Care Plans include guidelines and examples for developing care plans for patients, and a companion Evolve website allows you to modify, customize, and print these care plans.
    • UNIQUE! A community focus includes guidelines to interventions, patient teaching, and home care, along with Community Focus boxes throughout book.
    • Tables and charts for health promotion summarize nutrition, immunizations, safety and injury prevention, and parental guidance.
    • Common laboratory test data is provided at your fingertips.
    • UNIQUE! Modifiable Nursing Care Plans for 24 pediatric conditions are included in the care plan constructor on the companion Evolve website.
    • UNIQUE! Patient teaching instructions on Evolve allow you to print and disseminate sets of easy-to-understand instructions to caregivers, with 15 translated into Spanish.
    • NEW Pain Assessment and Management unit presents pain management strategies for the neonate, child, and adolescent.
    • NEW! Full-color photos of dermatologic conditions help you diagnose the pediatric dermatologic problems most commonly seen in practice.
  • Unit 1: Assessment

    Health History

    Cultural Assessment

    Physical Assessment

    Nursing Assessment of Specific Health Problems

    Family Assessment

    Nutritional Assessment

    Sleep Assessment

    Growth Measurements

    Assessment of Development

    Assessment of Language and Speech

    Assessment of Vision

    Assessment of Hearing

    Growth and Development

    Unit 2: Health Promotion



    Safety and Injury Prevention

    Parental Guidance


    Unit 3: Pain Assessment and Management

    Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

    Children's Response to Pain

    Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Pain Management

    Analgesic Drug Administration

    Side Effects of Opioids

    Sedation for Painful Procedures

    Unit 4: Evidence-Based Pediatric Nursing Interventions

    Preparing Children for Procedures Based on Developmental Characteristics

    Preparing the Family

    Skin Care and General Hygiene

    Procedures Related to Maintaining Safety

    Positioning for Procedures

    Collection of Specimens

    Procedures Related to Administration of Medications

    End-Of-Life Care Interventions

    Procedures Related to Fluid Balance, Blood Administration, or Nutrition Support

    Ostomy Care Procedures

    Procedures Related to Maintaining Cardiorespiratory Function

    Procedures Related to Maintaining Neurologic Function

    Unit 5: Nursing Care Plans

    The Process of Nursing Infants and Children

    Nursing Care of Common Problems of Ill and Hospitalized Children

    Nursing Care of the Newborn

    Nursing Care of the Child with Respiratory Dysfunction

    Nursing Care of the Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction

    Nursing Care of the Child with Hematologic/Immunologic Dysfunction

    Nursing Care of the Child with Neurologic Dysfunction

    Nursing Care of the Child with Cancer

    UNIT 6: Reference Data

    Common Laboratory Tests

  • David Wilson, MS, RN, C(INC), Staff
    PALS Coordinator
    Children's Hospital at Saint Francis
    Tulsa, OK and 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
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