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Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance

Alan Glasper (Editor), Jane Coad (Editor), Jim Richardson (Editor)
November 2014, ©2014, Wiley-Blackwell
Children and Young People

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Children and Young People’s Nursing at a Glance, is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. Divided into seven sections it explores assessment and screening, working with families, the newborn infant, the developing child, child health policy, nursing the sick child and young person and chronic and life-limiting conditions.

This comprehensive book is an invaluable resource for pre-registration nursing students as well as newly qualified nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of children and young people’s nursing.

  • Breaks down complex aspects of child health care in an accessible and un-intimidating way
  • The perfect revision and consolidation textbook
  • Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registration nursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework
  • Highly visual colour presentation, with approximately 130 illustrations
  • Includes boxes, summary boxes, key points and recommendations for practice to improve the learning experience
  • Supported by a companion website featuring over 500 interactive multiple choice questions (www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/children)
  • Available in a range of digital formats - perfect for 'on the go' study and revision
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Table of Contents

Preface viii

Contributors ix

How to use your revision guide xiv

About the companion website xvii

Part 1 Assessment and screening 1

1 Assessment of the child 2

2 SBAR framework 4

3 The nursing process 6

4 Nursing models 8

5 The care plan 10

6 Record keeping 12

7 Engagement and participation of children and young people 14

8 Observation of the well child 16

9 Observation of the sick child 17

10 Septic screening 19

11 Advanced physical assessment 20

12 Developmental assessment 22

13 Paediatric Early Warning Score 24

14 Paediatric critical care 26

15 Understanding investigations 28

16 Understanding blood gas analysis 30

17 Understanding blood chemistry 32

18 Understanding pathology specimen collection 34

19 Understanding X-rays 36

20 Pulse oximetry 38

21 Central venous devices 40

22 Tracheostomy care 42

23 Infant resuscitation 44

24 Young person resuscitation 46

25 Resuscitation drugs 48

26 Emergency care 50

Part 2 Working with families 53

27 Partnership 54

28 Family centred care 56

29 Family health promotion 58

30 Communicating with children 60

31 Hospital play 62

32 Role of the community children’s nurse 64

33 Collaboration with schools 66

34 Family information leafl ets 68

35 Safeguarding 70

36 Fabricated or induced illness 72

37 Gaining consent or assent 73

38 Clinical holding 74

39 Breaking bad or signifi cant news 76

40 Care of the dying child 78

41 Dealing with aggression 80

42 Minimizing the effects of hospitalization 82

43 Transition 84

Part 3 The newborn infant 87

44 Fetal development 88

45 Neonatal examination 90

46 Neonatal screening tests 92

47 The premature baby 94

48 Neonatal transport 96

49 Jaundice and hyperbilirubinaemia 98

50 Congenital heart disease 100

51 Neonatal resuscitation 102

52 Incubator/Babytherm care 104

53 Sudden infant death syndrome 106

Part 4 The developing child 109

54 Nutrition in childhood 110

55 Breastfeeding 112

56 Bottle feeding 114

57 Feed calculations 116

58 Percentile charts 118

59 Child development: 0–5 years 120

60 Child development: 5–16 years 122

61 Age-appropriate behaviours 124

62 Common behavioural problems of childhood 126

63 Adolescent development 128

64 Child health promotion 130

65 Immunity and immunization 132

66 Childhood immunizations 134

Part 5 Child heath policy 137

67 Child health policy 138

68 The rights of children in hospital 140

69 The NHS Change Model 142

70 Young person policy 144

71 Child disability policy 146

Part 6 Nursing the sick child and young person 149

72 Pain assessment 150

73 Pain management 152

74 Preoperative preparation 154

75 Postoperative care 156

76 Pressure area care 158

77 Managing fluid balance 160

78 Administering medication 162

79 Drug calculations 164

80 Enteral and nasogastric feeding 166

81 The feverish child 168

82 Infectious childhood diseases 170

83 Assessing infectious diseases 172

84 Prevention of infection 174

85 Hyponatraemia and its prevention 176

86 Thermal injuries 178

87 Childhood fractures 180

88 Plaster care 182

89 Traction care 184

90 Neurovascular observations 186

91 Neurological problems 188

92 Brain injury and coma 190

93 Seizures 192

94 Meningitis 194

95 Septicaemia 196

96 Respiratory problems 198

97 Asthma 200

98 CPAP and BiPAP 202

99 Cardiovascular assessment and shock 204

100 Inflammatory bowel disease 206

101 Gastro-oesophageal reflux 208

102 Coeliac disease 210

103 Appendicitis 212

104 Constipation 214

105 Renal problems 216

106 Haematological problems 218

107 Musculoskeletal problems 220

108 Reproductive and sexual problems 222

109 Skin conditions 224

110 Atopic eczema 226

Part 7 Chronic and life-limiting conditions 229

111 Living with chronic illness 230

112 Cystic fi brosis management 232

113 Juvenile idiopathic arthritis 234

114 Epilepsy 236

115 Childhood cancer 238

116 Cleft lip and palate 240

117 Diabetes 242

118 Diabetes management 244

119 Childhood obesity 246

120 Eating disorders 248

121 Mental health problems 250

122 Self-harm in childhood 252

123 What is a learning disability? 254

124 Autistic spectrum disorder 256

125 Communicating with the child who has a learning disability 258

126 Positive behavioural support 260

127 Atrioventricular septal defect in children with learning disability 262

128 Genetic conditions: Down’s syndrome 264

129 Other genetic conditions 266

References and Further reading 268

Index 275

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Builds on the strengths of existing at a Glance titles already published in the medical education programme
  • Far more accessible and less intimidating than other Children’s nursing textbooks on the market
  • Pulls together all relevant content that a pre-registration nursing student will need, with no unnecessary extras
  • The at a Glance approach incorporates both images and text, appealing to both visual and non-visual learners
  • The perfect revision and consolidation book
  • Breaks down complex aspects of child health care in an accessible and un-daunting way
  • Uses the latest NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council) guidance as the framework for the book, tying in exactly with curricula
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Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance
ISBN : 978-1-118-51628-7
304 pages
November 2014
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