A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 19, 2010 - Medical - 776 pages
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    Book description
    This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Covering the full age and specialty spectrum this text brings together for the first time, individual chapters from among the most respected children's nurses. This textbook is rooted in child-centred health care within a family context and draws upon best contemporary practice throughout the UK and further afield. This innovative text harnesses new design parameters in enquiry-based/problem-based learning, providing up-to-date information on a wide range of topics. In an exciting addition each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text.
  • Each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text.
  • Aims, objectives, learning outcomes, a summary box in each chapter and key points assist learning and understanding
  • Professional conversation boxes enliven the text on the page and make it more interesting to dip into
  • Suggestions for seminar discussion topics to help teachers
  • Case studies help to relate theory to practice
  • Prompts to promote reflective practice
  • Activity boxes/suggested visits
  • Evidence based practice boxes which highlight key research studies, annotated bibliographies including details of web-sites and full contemporary references to the evidence base
  • Resource lists including recommended web-site addresses
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    Contents

    Section 2 Knowledge and skills for practice
    335
    Section 3 Health problems and health promotion
    543
    Section 4 Caring for children with special needs
    673

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