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Nursing Care of Children : Principles and Practice.

Author: Susan R James; Kristine Nelson; Jean Ashwill
Publisher: London : Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Master the art of caring for children with most effective, efficient, and affordable title on pediatric nursing care. Taking on a family focus, this student-friendly text teaches growth, development, and information on the major body system alterations. Plus, dramatically streamlined content and new learning tools make this new edition even more tailored to your learning needs. Expert reviews of chapter content  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
James, Susan R.
Nursing Care of Children : Principles and Practice.
London : Elsevier Health Sciences, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan R James; Kristine Nelson; Jean Ashwill
ISBN: 9780323293457 032329345X
OCLC Number: 912235989
Notes: Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice.
Description: 1 online resource (984 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Inside front cover; Evolve page; Nursing Care of Children; Copyright page; Dedication; Contributors; Reviewers; Preface; Concepts; Family; Growth and Development Within the Concept of Health Promotion; Child Advocacy; Communication; Culture; Text Organization; Features; Clinical Reference Pages; Critical Thinking Exercises; Drug Guide Boxes; Health Promotion Boxes; Key Concepts; Learning Objectives; Nursing Process; Pathophysiology Boxes; Patient-Centered Teaching; Procedure Boxes; Safety Alerts and Nursing Quality Alerts; Acknowledgments; Special Features; Table of Contents. Unit I Introduction to Child Health Nursing1 Introduction to Nursing Care of Children; Learning Objectives; Principles of Caring for Children; Historical Perspectives; Societal Changes; Hygiene and Hospitalization; Development of Family-Centered Child Care; Current Trends in Child Health Care; Cost Containment; Diagnosis-Related Groups; Managed Care; Capitated Care; Effects of Cost Containment; Case Management; Evidence-Based Nursing Care; Outcomes Management; Nurse Sensitive Indicators.; Variances.; Clinical Pathways.; Students' Use of Clinical Pathways.; Home Care; Community Care. Access to CarePublic Health Insurance Programs; Preventive Health; Health Care Assistance Programs; Statistics on Infant and Child Health; Mortality; Infant Mortality; Racial Disparity for Mortality.; International Infant Mortality.; Childhood Mortality; Morbidity; Adolescent Births; Ethical Perspectives in Child health Nursing; Ethics and Bioethics; Ethical Dilemmas; Ethical Principles; Solving Ethical Dilemmas; Ethical Concerns in Child Health Nursing; Cessation of Treatment; Terminating Life Support; Legal Issues; Safeguards for Health Care; Nurse Practice Acts; Standards of Care. Agency PoliciesAccountability; Use of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel; Malpractice; Prevention of Malpractice Claims; Informed Consent.; Competence.; Full disclosure.; Understanding of information.; Voluntary consent.; Refusal of Care; Adoption; Documentation; Documenting Discharge Teaching.; Documenting Incidents.; The Nurse as Child and Family Advocate; Maintaining Expertise; Social Issues; Poverty; Homelessness; Allocation of Health Care Resources; Care versus Cure; Health Care Rationing; Violence; The Professional Nurse; The Role of the Professional Nurse; Care Provider; Teacher. CollaboratorResearcher; Advocate; Manager of Care; Advanced Roles for Pediatric Nurses; Nurse Practitioners; Clinical Nurse Specialists; Clinical Nurse Leaders; Implications of Changing Roles for Nurses; The Nursing Process in Pediatric Care; Therapeutic Communication; Critical Thinking; Steps of the Nursing Process; Assessment; Screening Assessment.; Focused Assessment.; Nursing Diagnosis; Planning; Setting Priorities.; Establishing Goals and Expected Outcomes.; Implementation; Evaluation; Collaborative Problems; Planning.; Interventions.; Evaluation.; Complementary and Alternative Medicine.


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