Clinical Skills Manual For Maternity And Pediatric Nursing by Ruth C. Bindler

Clinical Skills Manual For Maternity And Pediatric Nursing

byRuth C. Bindler, Jane W. Ball, Marcia L. London

Paperback | March 17, 2016

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The all-in-one resource for maternal-newborn and pediatric nursing skills

Designed for both the nursing student and the practitioner, Clinical Skills Manual for Maternity and Pediatric Nursing can serve as both a text companion and an essential reference for step-by-step procedures in clinical settings. Showcasing more than 150 skills commonly performed on childbearing women, newborns, and children, this portable reference guides the reader through protective methods, pain assessment and management, administration of medicine and irrigation, physical assessment, and other information crucial to nurses using full-color photographs and rationales. Throughout the manual, boxes and tables highlight important safety issues, growth and development considerations, teaching for families, and clinical tips. Appendices provide information on growth grids and calculation of body surface area for medication administration.

About The Author

Ruth C. McGillis Bindler received her BSN from Cornell University–New York Hospital School of Nursing in New York, New York. She worked in oncology nursing at Memorial–Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and then moved to Wisconsin and became a public health nurse in Dane County. Thus began her commitment to work with children ...

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Title:Clinical Skills Manual For Maternity And Pediatric NursingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.4 inPublished:March 17, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134257006

ISBN - 13:9780134257006

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Table of Contents

  1. Protective Methods

  2. Women’s Health and Prenatal Care

  3. Intrapartum

  4. Postpartum

  5. Newborn

  6. Informed Consent

  7. Physical Assessment

  8. Pain Assessment and Management

  9. Positioning and Restraining Therapies

  10. Specimen Collection

  11. Administering Medications and Irrigations

  12. Intravenous Access

  13. Neurologic Assessment and Care

  14. Cardiorespiratory Care

  15. Nutrition

  16. Elimination

  17. Skin and Musculoskeletal Care.