Wong s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323429900
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Medical

Known for its accuracy, evidence-based focus, and engaging writing style, Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 10th Edition has been the #1 title in the pediatric nursing market since it first published in 1980! Thoroughly revised to equip you with the latest research and guidelines for treating children today, it encourages a whole-body approach by beginning with child development and health promotion to better understand the later chapters on specific health problems. A new chapter featuring all systems cancers provides comprehensive information in one place. Nursing Care Plans now incorporate additional case studies to personalize interventions and promote critical thinking. A developmental approach clearly identifies key tasks, influences, and differences at each stage of a child’s growth to help students provide appropriate, individualized care for each child. UNIQUE! Critical thinking case studies allow you to test and develop your analytical skills in a variety of clinical situations. UNIQUE! Quality Patient Outcomes content in Nursing Care Management discussions for major diseases and disorders helps you understand how the care you provide directly impacts patient safety and promotes positive outcomes. Updated genetic content in the Developmental and Genetic Influences on Children chapter addresses rapidly changing and important information as it relates to children in health and illness. UNIQUE! Family focus includes a separate chapter on the role of the family in child health, family content throughout the text, and Family-Centered Care boxes that highlight information on patient teaching, home care, and incorporating the family in the child's care. UNIQUE! Translating Evidence into Practice boxes focus your attention on the application of research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care. UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes guide you through performing procedures in a caring manner, promoting more positive experiences for children, families, and nurses. Drug Alerts throughout the text emphasize important drug information and point out potential safety issues. An emphasis on wellness offers health promotion and injury prevention strategies for each age group. Community Focus boxes provide resources and guidance on caring for children outside the clinical setting. Nursing Care Plans, including Nursing Diagnoses, Patient/Family Goals, Nursing Interventions/Rationales, and Expec1ted Outcomes, provide you with a model for planning patient care. Research Focus boxes help you remain abreast of current studies that impact pediatric nursing today. Cultural content, integrated throughout the text and highlighted in Cultural Considerations boxes, exposes you to customs and beliefs of different cultures that influence child care, enhancing your ability to provide quality nursing care to ALL children and their families. Nursing Tips throughout the text offer helpful hints and practical, clinical information of a non-emergency nature. Nursing Alerts throughout the text provide you with critical information that must be considered in providing care. UNIQUE! Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference in critical situations. Nursing Care Guidelines boxes provide you with clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions for performing specific skills or procedures.

Study Guide for Wong s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323429832
Release Date: 2016-09-08
Genre: Medical

Updated to correspond to the bestselling textbook, the Study Guide for Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 10th Edition features key terms, multiple-choice questions, case studies, and critical thinking exercises to help you learn difficult concepts. With practical activities and answers for review questions at the back of the guide, it enhances your comprehension — and encourages you to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios. Answers for review questions and learning activities at the back of the guide allow you to assess your mastery of the material. Perforated pages offer flexibility and ease of use. Learning exercises include key terms, multiple-choice questions, case studies, and critical thinking activities. NEW! Completely updated content matches the textbook and provides a comprehensive review of essential pediatric nursing concepts and skills.

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Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323083430
Release Date: 2012-09-18
Genre: Medical

When it comes to caring for children, no other resource better prepares you for practice than Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing. Authored by Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson, two of the most well-known and respected names in the field, Wong's features the most readable, up-to-date, and accurate content available. An abundance of full-color illustrations helps you visualize key concepts, and highlighted boxes and tables offer quick access to vital facts and information. Plus, when you buy this book, you get unlimited access to hands-on study tools that help you learn pediatric nursing essentials with ease! Developmental approach clearly identifies key issues at each stage of a child's growth to help you provide appropriate, individualized care for each child. UNIQUE! Family focus includes a separate chapter on the role of the family in child health, family content throughout the text, and Family-Centered Care boxes that highlight information on patient teaching, home care, and incorporating the family in the child's care. An emphasis on wellness offers health promotion and injury prevention strategies for each age group. UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice boxes demonstrate how research is applied to nursing care in the clinical setting. UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes provide guidance for administering nursing care with minimal pain or stress to the child, family, and nurse. NEW! Safety Alerts call your attention to important patient safety considerations and support the QSEN initiative for better outcomes of nursing care. NEW! Quality Patient Outcomes content in Nursing Care Management discussions for major diseases and disorders helps you understand how the care you provide impacts patient safety and promotes positive outcomes. UNIQUE! Critical thinking case studies allow you to test and develop your analytical skills in a variety of clinical situations. NEW! Drug Alerts throughout the text emphasize important drug information and point out potential issues. NEW! Pathophysiology Reviews highlight and clarify complex pathophysiology information. Completely updated content focuses on timely, practical topics, including methods for measuring competency and outcomes, the nurse's role in injury prevention, shaken baby syndrome/traumatic brain injury, Healthy People 2020, car restraints, immunizations, late preterm infants, and childhood obesity. Expanded and updated coverage of genetics addresses the latest advances in the field as it relates to children in health and illness.

Clinical Companion for Wong s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323063388
Release Date: 2008-09-17
Genre: Medical

Carry all of the most essential knowledge on pediatric care in your pocket with the Clinical Companion for Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing! This indispensable guide from the authors of the most trusted pediatric nursing textbook on the market includes need-to-know information for the clinical setting in a quick-reference format. Content on the procedures and diagnostic tests you’re most likely to perform, plus brief discussions of over 130 commonly encountered childhood illnesses and disorders, makes this the perfect companion for practice. The History and Physical Assessment section includes atraumatic methods and age appropriate techniques. The Pain Assessment and Management section features pain scales and information on pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of pain. Over 130 entries in the Common Childhood Illnesses/Disorders section cover the most clinically relevant information in a handy, quick-reference format.Detailed information on bone marrow aspiration, cardiac catheterization, echocardiography, pulmonary function tests, and more in Common Diagnostic Tests and Tools explains the diagnostic tests you’re most likely to perform in practice. The Common Nursing Procedures section includes essential information on procedures you need to know, including medication administration routes and procedures, oxygen therapy, specimen collection, central venous line access and care, and much more.

Pediatric Nursing

Author: Debra L. Price
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416040491
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, the new edition of this market-leading textbook presents a clear, well-organized exploration of pediatric nursing for LPN/LVN students. It integrates cutting edge information with updated content, offering useful learning tools to reinforce fundamental concepts. Organized according to developmental stages, the book covers pediatric nursing from infancy to adolescence, with a separate chapter on end-of-life care for children and their families. With its easy-to-read, clear writing style, it provides exactly the right depth and breadth of content for LPN/LVNs. Organization by developmental stages. UNIQUE! Pediatric psychophysiologic responses to bioterrorism and threats of bioterrorism are found in Chapter 1. UNIQUE! Nursing Briefs stress important content-related points and help you prioritize information. Communication Alert boxes identify key tips, specific to establishing successful nurse-patient-family communication. UNIQUE! Community Cues address home care and community-based care issues and tie in nursing care with larger community-based problems, such as nutrition, immunization, and health promotion. UNIQUE! Data Cues list assessment data to help you recognize possible pediatric disorders. Nursing Care Plans with Critical Thinking Questions reinforce the nursing process as applied to pediatric disorders. 13 Skills follow the nursing process and are clearly presented in an Action/Rationale format and teach basic procedures used by the LPN/LVN in pediatric nursing settings. UNIQUE! Chapter 3 includes a section on NIC/NOC, classification systems used in many clinical and hospital settings. Online Resources appear at the end of each chapter and provide an opportunity for further study. Perforated Self-Assessment Workbook included at the back of the book features a variety of matching, multiple-choice, study questions, case studies with critical thinking questions, and Internet activities. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Snapshots of selected clinical situations with brief scenarios are located after the Critical Thinking Questions at the end of selected Nursing Care Plans and provide visual examples of specific disorders to help you apply critical thinking skills to clinical situations. UNIQUE! January 2007 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule (Appendix A) for children, adolescents, and catch-up growth immunizations provide the most up-to-date information for nurses and families. UNIQUE! JCAHO's Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols provides guidelines for the prevention of medication administration error, especially serious in pediatric dosages. Health Promotion boxes highlight wellness and disease prevention in light of relevant Healthy People 2010 objectives. Content on evidence-based practice, increased cultural content added to Chapter 1: Child Health Evolution and new information on complementary and alternative therapies in Chapter 3: Care of the Hospitalized Child have been added. Home Care Tips related to specific disorders supplement the content on home care in Chapter 3.

Wongs Essentials Pediatric Nursing

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781478428732
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Wongs Essentials Pediatric Nursing. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Introduction to Maternity Pediatric Nursing

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293570
Release Date: 2013-11-28
Genre: Medical

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination. Get Ready for the NCLEX®Examination! sections at the end of each chapter help you prepare for classroom tests and the NCLEX examination. Increased focus on safety helps you prepare for safe nursing practice, with: Safety Alert! boxes based on The Joint Commission's 2009/2010 National Patient Safety Goals Medication Safety Alert! boxes highlighting serious and potentially fatal medication errors in infants and children New information on determining pediatric dosages and a discussion of the Pedislide system New skills include step-by-step instructions for: Bathing the Newborn Assessing the Length and Height of Infants and Children Calculating BMI Removal of a Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Using the Peak Flowmeter Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler Updated, vibrant full-color design highlights key information and enhances your understanding of important concepts. Updated nutrition content compares commercially available infant formulas and discusses organic, natural, and dietetic foods. Nutrition Considerations boxes cover prenatal care, nutritional issues during infancy, and the crisis in childhood obesity. Memory Jogger boxes help you remember important material with mnemonics, tips, and tricks. An updated glossary is available in the textbook, as well as on the companion Evolve website.