Essential Nursing Care For Children And Young People: Theory, Policy And Practice

Paperback | April 28, 2014

byChris Thurston, Dave Hawkes

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As recent failings in nursing care have highlighted, it is often overlooked that the patient is the most important element in nursing. Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People adopts a patient-centred approach, in line with the NMC standards which emphasise a need for nurses to consider patient needs and requirements as a priority.

 

This text will help you become a practitioner who is ‘Fit for Purpose’, ‘Fit for Practice’ and ‘Fit for Award’ (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2004).

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As recent failings in nursing care have highlighted, it is often overlooked that the patient is the most important element in nursing. Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People adopts a patient-centred approach, in line with the NMC standards which emphasise a need for nurses to consider patient needs and requirements as a...

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  Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People First Edition    Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People is the definitive guide for all nursing and healthcare students and professionals caring for children and young people. Designed to meet the 2010 NMC competency standards for pre-registration nurses, the text...

The author team are Nurses, Senior Lecturers and Researchers, and practitioners in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at Anglia Ruskin University. The team consists of: Dr Christina Thurston (Editor), Steven Walker, Dave Hawkes, Tanya McFerran, Rena Williams, Maurice Slaven, Carolyn Seeman ,Hilary Collins, Steve Bilham, Sue Collie...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 28, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0273752391

ISBN - 13:9780273752394

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Table of Contents

Dedications

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Dr Chris  Thurston

Chapter 1

Foundations of Children and Young Peoples Nursing

Sue Collier

Chapter 2

Using developmental theories to enhance holistic care

Tanya McFerran

Chapter 3

Health Promotion Needs of Children and Young People

Hilary Collins and Steve Bilham

Chapter 4

Cultural Aspects for Children and Young People

Steve Bilham

Chapter 5

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Dr Chris  Thurston

Chapter 6

Caring for Children in a Variety of Settings

Maurice Slaven and Sharon Clarke

Chapter 7

Assessing and Planning Care for Children and Young People in the Medical Setting

Carolyn Seeman

Chapter 8

Managing the Care of Children and Young People in the Surgical Setting

Dr Chris  Thurston

Chapter 9

Neonatal Nursing Care

Sue Collier

Chapter 10

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

Carolyn Seeman, Carrie Fisher and Jo Outridge

Chapter 11

Dealing with the Challenges of Sexual Exploration for Young People

Dr Susan Walker

Chapter 12

Mental Health and the Challenges of Mental Ill Health

Steven Walker and Dave Hawkes

Chapter 13

Children and Young People with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Rena Williams

Chapter 14

Children and Young People Requiring Long Term Care

Sharon Clarke and Maurice Slaven

Chapter 15

Transition to Children and Young Person's nurse leadership

Sue Collier

Chapter 16

Transition to Adult Services

Dr Chris  Thurston

Chapter 17

Research with Children and Young People

Dr Chris  Thurston

Summary and Ending

 

Learning Review

 

Glossary

 

Appendices

 

Bibliography