Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing by Edward Alan GlasperOxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing by Edward Alan Glasper

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

EditorEdward Alan Glasper, Gillian Mcewing, Jim Richardson

Paperback | November 28, 2015

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Children's and young people's (CYP) nursing requires special skills and a unique perspective. The Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. Helping you achieve the best possible results for yourpatients, the authors offer a wealth of recommendations, guidance and information from their years of experience. Whatever situation you are in, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing will give you the information you need.This second edition has been fully revised to include the most up to date legislation, policy and practice including significant changes in child safeguarding, immunisation, medicines, resuscitation protocols and the common assessment framework. It also includes the updated NICE guidelines onvarious aspects of child health care including the management of children with asthma and fever. The chapter on neonatal care has been expanded and enhanced to include care and breastfeeding of the pre-term infant, as well as developmental care and kangaroo care. Additional and updated topicsinclude working with diverse communities, cochlea implants, intussusception, and a revised chapter focusing on professional issues - including new topics such as research and involving young people in health services. Designed to allow any nurse to deliver safe and effective care, basic principles and emergency protocols enable action to be taken in any setting and without expert assistance. The contents are arranged to mirror the key concepts of CYP nursing. Core content includes assessment; management; andadvice to the family; with sections on recognition of deviations from the norm; the interpretation of clinical findings and investigations; and measures to promote successful care practice. Key topics include normal growth and development, religion, culture and spirituality, professional issues,pain, palliative care and a separate section on paediatric emergencies. So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out and concisely written in an easily readable note-based style. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook withhard-wearing plastic covers.Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing 2e 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'snursing.
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 Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, ...
Title:Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's NursingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0 inPublished:November 28, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019964148X

ISBN - 13:9780199641482

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Table of Contents

1. Fundamental aspects of children's and young people's nursing2. Legal and Professional issues3. Administration of medicines in children's and young people's Nursing4. Skin problems and communicable diseases5. Neurological problems6. Respiratory problems7. Cardiovascular problems8. Gastrointestinal problems9. Genito-urinary problems10. Reproductive problems11. Musculo-skeletal problems12. Sensory problems13. Haematology and Immunity problems14. Care of children and young people with cancer15. Endocrine and metabolic disorders16. Neonatal problems17. Genetic and congenital problems18. Mental health19. Children and young people with chronic illness / disability20. High dependency and intensive care

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "An excellent resource for any nurse that comes into contact with children and young people. For paediatric nurses it is an essential reference that would prove extremely useful both for student and registered nurses." --Journal of Community Nursing September 2007