Essentials for the Paediatric Nurse : An Orientation Guide in a Nutshell, Paperback / softback Book

Essentials for the Paediatric Nurse : An Orientation Guide in a Nutshell Paperback / softback


Delivers the core information for orienting novice nurses or nursing students to the challenging field of pediatric nursing.

Pocket-sized and formatted for quick access to the knowledge a pediatric nurse needs daily, it is packed with concise information on both disease processes and well child care, and offers the clinical advice that comes from years of experience.

A particularly helpful feature is the book's cross-referenced index of frequently used terminology that helps users rapidly access crucial information.

Importantly, the guide offers valuable suggestions for how to best communicate and work with children using age-appropriate techniques.

Seasoned pediatric nurses describe how to assist compassionately and efficiently with painful procedures that can be emotionally taxing for all involved.

They share proven and time-tested tips for easing trauma for both child and parent.

Each chapter features an introduction and key chapter objectives, followed by short paragraphs and bulleted information organized according to body systems.

It focuses on the most commonly seen illnesses within each system and includes, for each diagnosis, an easy-to-understand description, disease manifestations, diagnostic criteria, and interventions. This book was originally published under the Fast Facts series by Springer Publishing Company.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
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  • Category: Paediatric nursing
  • ISBN: 9780826187734


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