Pediatric Nursing

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 419 pages
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An outline-format, inexpensive, paperback review book for undergraduate nursing students that can be used for course or subject review or NCLEX preparation. Contains NCLEX-style review questions in each chapter, a comprehensive exam, and additional questions on a back-of-book CD-ROM. This edition includes new NCLEX-style innovative item questions.

 

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Contents

Physical growth and development
24
Reviewers Introduction
25
Pediatric nursing overview 1
35
Preschool growth and development 3 to 6 years of age
47
Physical growth and development
48
Schoolage growth and development 6 to 12 years of age
58
Physical growth and development
59
Illness and hospitalization
65
Gastrointestinal dysfunction
180
Hematologic dysfunction
200
Cardiovascular dysfunction
220
Genitourinary dysfunction
256
Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system
275
Musculoskeletal and neuromuscular dysfunction
278
Developmental dysplasia of the hip
281
Cerebral palsy
287

Adolescent growth and development 12 to 18 years of age
69
Physical growth and development
70
Wellness promotion
76
Fluid and electrolyte balance and imbalance
82
Common psychosocial problems
98
Immune system disorders
113
Infectious diseases
129
Respiratory dysfunction
152
Answer key
293
Neurologic and cognitive dysfunction
294
Endocrine dysfunction
328
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
334
Diabetes mellitus type 2
341
Cancer
347
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Mary E. Muscari is Associate Professor at Binghamton University (NY) Dr. Muscari has been a Pediatric NP since 1980 when she earned her MSN/PNP from Columbia University. She earned a post-Master's certificate in psychiatric nursing and a PhD both from Adelphi University; a Post-Master's certificate in Forensic Nursing (2003) from Duquesne University and has additional forensic education as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, a Legal Nurse Consultant and a Medicolegal Death Investigator. She attended the Infant Death Investigation Academy (2007) through the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. She has taught nursing since 1988, first at Luzerne Comm College (1988-1992), University of Scranton (1997-1004) and Binghamton University (2007 - present) where she is establishing a forensic nursing course. Dr. Muscari has worked clinically as a PNP in a variety of environments and has served on the PA Sex Offender Assessment Board (2005 - present) and as a private consultant on child health/mental health, parenting and forensic issues. She has conducted or participated in research in pornography in relation to adult and juvenile child molesters, partners of Male Pedophiles, disappearance of childhood, and factors of youth violence and resilience. Dr. Muscari has published >60 professional articles, >30 newspaper and consumer articles, three screenplays and has delivered >85 presentations on forensic topics since 1985. Dr. Muscari has published several nursing books including "Pediatric Nursing Review "(4 editions) and "Advanced Pediatric Clinical Assessment" (2001); and five consumer books including: "Everything Parents Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls; Everything Parents Guide to Raising Adolescent Boys";" Let Kids be Kids: Rescuing Childhood" (2006); "Not My Kid: 21 Steps to Raising a Non-Violent Kid "(2002) and "Not My Kid 2: Protecting Your Children from the 21 Threats of the 21st Century "(2004).

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