Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

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Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing, Jim Richardson
Oxford University Press, Oct 29, 2015 - Medical - 736 pages
Enabling nurses to deliver safe and effective care and to achieve the best possible results for their patients, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 2nd edition is concise and practical guide to all aspects of the CYP nurse's role. Covering assessment and management, right through to advice for the family, the expert authors provide information on a wide range of topics, including normal growth and development, pain, palliative care, religion and culture, and professional issues. In addition there is also and a separate section on paediatric emergencies and coverage of recognising deviations from the norm as well as interpreting clinical findings and investigations, and measures to promote successful care practice. Fully updated and revised for this new edition, it is now packed full of even more clinical information and practical advice, including a wealth of guidance and recommendations that have been gleaned from the authors' many years of experience. The most up-to- date legislation, policy and practice is now covered, including significant changes in child safeguarding, immunisation, medicines, resuscitation protocols and the common assessment framework. The chapter on neonatal care has also been expanded and now contains information on care and breastfeeding of the pre-term infant, as well as developmental and kangaroo care. Cochlea implants, intussusception and professional issues - such as working with diverse communities, and involving young people in health services have also been included. Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 2nd edition continues to be a unique and invaluable companion to practising and student nurses, and to all who need to understand the special issues associated with children's and young people's nursing.
 

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Contents

2 Legal andprofessional issues
77
3 Administration of medicines in childrens and young peoples nursing
111
4 Skin problems and communicable diseases
139
5 Neurological problems
195
6 Respiratory problems
225
7 Cardiovascular problems
263
8 Gastrointestinal and dietary problems
275
9 Genitourinary problems
335
13 Haematology and immunity problems
457
14 Care of the child or young person with cancer
487
15 Endocrine and metabolic disorders
513
16 Neonatal care
539
17 Care of the child or young person with a congenital genetic problem
675
18 Care of the child or young person with mental health problems
689
19 Chronic illness or disability
709
20 High dependency and intensive care
729

10 Reproductive problems
361
11 Musculoskeletal problems
381
12 Sensory problems
429

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About the author (2015)

Edward Alan Glasper is Professor of Child Health Care at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK. Gillian McEwing is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Health Studies, University of Plymouth, UK. Jim Richardson is Principal Lecturer at the School of Health CareSciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK.

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