A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 3rd Edition
This innovative textbook provides a concise and accessible guide for undergraduate students specializing in children and young people’s nursing in the UK and further afield.
Each chapter has been fully updated to reflect current knowledge and practice. The wide range of topics covered includes all the essentials, such as contemporary child health policy and legal issues; knowledge and skills for practice; and caring for children with special needs. Students will learn how to recognize the deteriorating child, use procedural play and distraction, and consider the mental health of children and young people.
A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing is written by multidisciplinary experts, rooted in child-centred healthcare within a family context, and draws upon best contemporary practice. It is an invaluable resource that will help nursing students provide effective, evidence-based care.
Edward Alan Glasper, PhD, BA, RSCN, RGN, ONC, DN, CertEd, RNT, Professor (Child Health Nursing), University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery, Southampton, UK Professor (child health), James Richardson, PhD, BA, RGN, RSCN, PGCE, Senior Lecturer (Children's Nursing), School of Nursing, Kingston University/St George's University of London, London, UK and Dr Duncan Randall, RGN, RSCN, RHV, RNT, NP, BSc(HONS), Pg Cert, PhD, Principal Teaching Fellow, University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery, Southampton, UK