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Essential nursing care for children and young people : theory, policy, and practice

Author: Christina Thurston
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
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As recent failings in nursing care have highlighted, it is often overlooked that the patient is the most important element in nursing. Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People adopts a patient-centred approach, in line with the NMC standards which emphasise a need for nurses to consider patient needs and requirements as a priority. This text will help you become a practitioner who is Fit for Purpos and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Thurston
ISBN: 9780415733847 0415733847 9780273752394 0273752391
OCLC Number: 888344927
Description: xxv, 456 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Foundations of Children and Young People's Nursing / Sue Collier --
Introduction --
Historical Perspectives of Children and Young People's Nursing --
20th Century: Political Drivers and Influences of War --
21st Century: Contemporary Issues --
Social Perspectives: Families and Family Dynamics --
Family Theories and Dynamics, Expectations and Impacts --
Genograms --
Public and Political Perspectives of Nursing Children and Young People --
Policymaking --
Political Advocates --
Leadership, Management and Team Work --
Nursing Practice, Nursing Skills and Decision Making --
Applying the Nursing/Clinical Process, Casey's Model and Roper, Logan and Tierney's Model of Care --
Developing a Professional Therapeutic Relationship Through Delivery of Nursing Skills --
Children and Young People's Voices --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References Note continued: ch. 2 Using Developmental Theories to Enhance Holistic Care / Steve Bilham --
Introduction --
Growth --
Development --
Historical Perspectives --
Theories of Development --
Language Acquisition --
Moral Development --
Play Theory --
Perceptual Development --
How do Theories of Development Enhance Care? --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 3 Health Promotion Needs of Children and Young People / Hilary Collins --
Introduction --
Concepts of Health and Illness --
Defining Wellness --
Maintenance of Lifestyle and Children's Views of Health --
Health Education and Health Promotion --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 4 Cultural Aspects for Children and Young People / Steve Bilham --
Introduction --
Links between Culture and Diversity --
Development of Culture --
Cultural Development of Childhood Note continued: History of Childhood as a Cultural Construct --
Contemporary Childhood --
Effect of Culture on Health --
Exploration of Terms --
Culturally Competent Care --
Nursing Attitudes to Different Cultures --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 5 Safeguarding Children and Young People / Steven Walker --
Introduction --
Theories of Child Abuse --
Policy --
The Children Act 1989 --
The Children Act 2004 --
The National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Midwifery Services 2004 --
Interagency Working --
How to Understand Risks in Safeguarding Children --
Two Approaches to Risk in Nursing --
The Experience of Interprofessional Working --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 6 Caring for Children in a Variety of Settings / Sharon Clarke --
Introduction --
Implications for Policy and Practice Note continued: Prevalence of Long-Term Ventilated Children in the UK --
Safeguarding Concerns for Children in Hospital --
Parents, Children and Technology in the Community --
Planning for Discharge of a Child from Hospital --
Assessment --
The Role of the Carer --
Short-Break Care --
Expert Children, Young People and Parents --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 7 Caring for Children and Young People in the Medical Setting / Carolyn Seeman --
Introduction --
What is Eczema? --
Holistic Approach to Care --
Physical Treatment --
Types of Isolation --
The Interprofessional Team on the Medical Ward --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 8 Caring for Children and Young People in the Surgical Setting / Chris Thurston --
Introduction --
Hospitalisation --
Pain --
Assessment Tools --
Bones of the Body Note continued: Pressure Area Care for Children and Young People --
Types of Wound --
The Bone-Healing Process --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 9 Neonatal Nursing Care / Sue Collier --
Introduction --
Professional Values and Collaborative Working --
Neonatal Environments --
Maintaining Safe Environments --
Developmental Care --
Pain and Assessment Tools --
Care Environment --
Positioning of the Baby --
Nutritional Management --
Neonatal Screening --
Long-Term Outcomes of Neonatal Care --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 10 Emergency Care of Children and Young People / Joanne Outridge --
Introduction --
Emergency Settings --
Primary Care --
Escalating Care --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 11 The Challenges of Sexual Exploration for Young People / Susan Walker Note continued: Introduction --
Young People and Sexuality in its Legal, Social, Religious and Biological Contexts --
Frameworks within which Adolescent Sexuality can be Approached --
Fraser Guidelines --
Outcomes of Sexual Activity --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 12 Mental Health and the Challenges of Mental III Health / Dave Hawkes --
Introduction --
History, Background and Context of Development of Mental Health Services --
Legal and Policy Framework --
Assessment of Mental Health in a Non-Mental Health Setting --
Principles of the Common Assessment Framework for Children and Young People (CAF) --
Communication Takes Place Between People Within a Context --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 13 The Challenges for Children and Young People with Learning Disability from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Background / Rena Williams Note continued: Introduction --
Defining Learning Disabilities (LD) --
Over a Million and Counting --
Baseline Assessments --
Health Action Plans --
Hospital Passports --
Person-Centred Plans --
Prioritisation --
Vulnerability and Safeguarding --
Cultural References --
Every Father Matters --
Cultural Diversity and an Appreciation of Caring for Individuals --
Respite Support --
Medical Interventions and Access to Acute Services --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 14 Children and Young People with Life-Limiting Conditions / Sharon Clarke --
Introduction --
Defining Children and Young People's Palliative Care --
The Policy Context for Children with Life-Limiting Conditions --
Breaking Bad News/Communicating with Care and Compassion --
Children's and Young People's Concepts of Death and Dying --
Involving Children and Young People --
Defining Need Note continued: Assessment of the Child or Young Person With Palliative Care Needs --
The Interprofessional Team --
Place of Death --
Symptom Management --
End-of-Life Care --
Encountering Death for the First Time --
Caring for the Bereaved --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 15 Preparation for Professional Practice / Sue Collier --
Introduction --
Public Society Through Public Laws, Policy and Pressures --
Professional Society --
Risk Assessment --
Role of Children and Young People's Nurses --
Professional Values: Care Management, the Individual and Team Work Care Management: the Task --
Conflict Management --
Management of Resources --
Organisation of Care --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 16 Transferring to Adult Services for Young People with Long-Term Conditions / Chris Thurston --
Introduction --
Transition from Youth to Adult Note continued: Developmental Approach to Encouraging Independence --
Theories of Youth Transition --
Transitional Progression for Life Course and Illness --
Implications for Policy and Practice --
Conclusion --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities --
Selected References --
ch. 17 Research with Children and Young People / Darren Sharpe --
Introduction --
Research in Childhood --
Searching and Reviewing the Literature --
Collecting the Data --
Analysing Data --
Disseminating Research --
Summary of Key Learning --
Further Resources --
Answers to Activities.
Responsibility: [edited by] Chris Thurston.

Abstract:

As recent failings in nursing care have highlighted, it is often overlooked that the patient is the most important element in nursing. Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People adopts a patient-centred approach, in line with the NMC standards which emphasise a need for nurses to consider patient needs and requirements as a priority. This text will help you become a practitioner who is Fit for Purpos and Fit for Practice.

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