Starting a new placement? Moving to a new specialty? Revising? This 'Survival Guide' will give you the help you need with the procedures and problems faced by nurses today.
Organising your job and yourself Working with patients Clinical information on a wide range of conditions Legal, health and safety issues Pocket-sized for convenience Bullet-points for quick reference Great revision aid!
4. Common conditions in children and reasons for admission
4.1 General conditions in children: a systems approach
4.2 Other conditions observed in children
4.3 Mental ill health in children
5. Psychosocial and ethical care
Professional and practice issues
5.2 Psychosocial issues
Palliative care of a child
6. Drug administration
6.1 Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
6.2 Medicines management
6.3 Classifications of drugs used in children
Appendix 1 Normal vital signs
Appendix 2 Units of measurement
Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations
Glossary of terms and abbreviations
By Sharon L. Edwards, MSc DIPN(LON) PGCEA RGN
, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK and Imelda Coyne, PhD, BSc (Hons) with Education, Dip N, RSCN, RGN, RNT, FEANS, Professor in Children's Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
186h x 123w mm
Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.
"This user friendly, pocket-sized text book is a practical and evidence-based guide providing those in the early stages of their careers as children's nurses with clinical information and insights in a concise, structured and informative way to assist and support them in obtaining the knowledge required and clinical skills needed to nurse children today...It makes an excellent starting point and source of reference for those involved in nursing children and young people."