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Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
 
 

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition

 
Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition,Marilyn Hockenberry,David Wilson,ISBN9780323083430
 
 
 

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The #1 pediatric nursing textbook on the market, this book is known for its accuracy, current research, and highly readable writing style. It provides a foundation in child development and health promotion, and covers specific health problems — organized by age groups and body systems, so you can individualize care at the appropriate level for each child. A streamlined approach, superior illustrations, and a full-color design make it easy to find and understand key nursing information.

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Key Features

  • Developmental approach clearly identifies key issues at each stage of a child’s growth to help you provide appropriate, individualized care for each child.
  • UNIQUE! Family focus includes a separate chapter on the role of the family in child health, family content throughout the text, and Family-Centered Care boxes that highlight information on patient teaching, home care, and incorporating the family in the child's care.
  • An emphasis on wellness offers health promotion and injury prevention strategies for each age group.
  • UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice boxes demonstrate how research is applied to nursing care in the clinical setting.
  • UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes provide guidance for administering nursing care with minimal pain or stress to the child, family, and nurse.

Marilyn Hockenberry

PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Duke School of Nursing; Chair, Duke Institutional Research Board Duke University Durham, North Carolina

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David Wilson

MS, RNC-NIC

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA

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Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition

Unit One: Children, Their Families, and the Nurse

  1. Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing
  2. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
  3. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
  4. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
  5. Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion

Unit Two: Assessment of the Child and Family

  1. Communication, History, and Physical Assessment of the Child
  2. Pain Assessment and Management in Children

Unit Three: The Newborn

  1. Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family
  2. Health Problems of Newborns

Unit Four: Infancy

  1. Health Promotion of the Infant and Family
  2. Health Problems of Infants

Unit Five: Early Childhood

  1. Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family
  2. Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family
  3. Health Problems of Toddlers and Preschoolers

Unit Six: Middle Childhood and Adolescence

  1. Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family
  2. Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family
  3. Health Problems of School-Age Children and Adolescents

Unit Seven: The Child and Family with Special Needs

  1. Quality of Life for Children Living with Chronic or Complex Diseases
  2. Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family
  3. Family-Centered Home Care

Unit Eight: Impact of Hospitalization on the Child and Family

  1. Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization
  2. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

Unit Nine: The Child with Problems Related to the Transfer of Oxygen and Nutrients

  1. The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
  2. The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

Unit Ten: The Child with Problems Related to the Production and Circulation of Blood

  1. The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
  2. The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction

Unit Eleven: The Child With a Disturbance of Regulatory Mechanisms

  1. The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction
  2. The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction
  3. The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction
  4. The Child with Integumentary Dysfunction

Unit Twelve: The Child with a Problem that Interferes with Physical Mobility

  1. The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
  2. The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction

Appendixes

A. Growth Measurements

B. Common Laboratory Tests

C. Translations of Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

D. Spanish-English Translations

 
 

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