Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing by Marilyn J. HockenberryWong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing by Marilyn J. Hockenberry

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

byMarilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson

Hardcover | September 30, 2008

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The #1 pediatric nursing textbook on the market, this book is known for its accuracy, current research, and highly readable writing style. It provides a foundation in child development and health promotion, and covers specific health problems organized by age groups and body systems, so you can individualize care at the appropriate level for each child. A streamlined approach, superior illustrations, and a full-color design make it easy to find and understand key nursing information.
Title:Wong's Essentials of Pediatric NursingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1280 pagesPublished:September 30, 2008Publisher:MosbyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:032305353X

ISBN - 13:9780323053532


Table of Contents

Unit One Children, Their Families and the Nurse

1. Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing

2. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family

3. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion

4. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

5. Developmental Influences on Child Health Promotion

Unit Two Assessment of the Child and Family

6. Communication and Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child

7. Pain Assessment and Management in ChildrenNEW!

Unit Three The Newborn

8. Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family

9. Health Problems of Newborns

Unit Four Infancy

10. Health Promotion of the Infant and Family

11. Health Problems of Infants

Unit Five Early Childhood

12. Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family

13. Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family

14. Health Problems of Toddlers and Preschoolers

Unit Six Middle Childhood and Adolescence

15. Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family

16. Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family

17. Health Problems of School-Age Children and Adolescents

Unit Seven The Child and Family with Special Needs

18. Chronic Illness, Disability, or End-of-Life Care for the Child and Family

19. Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family

20. Family-Centered Home Care

Unit Eight Impact of Hospitalization on the Child and Family

21. Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization

22. Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

Unit Nine The Child with Problems Related to the Transfer of Oxygen and Nutrients

23. The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction

24. The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

Unit Ten The Child with Problems Related to the Production and Circulation of Blood

25. The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction

26. The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction

Unit Eleven The Child With a Disturbance of Regulatory Mechanisms

27. The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction

28. The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction

29. The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction

30. The Child with Integumentary Dysfunction

Unit Twelve The Child with a Problem that Interferes with Physical Mobility

31. The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction

32. The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction


A. Family Assessment

B. Patterns of Inheritance

C. Developmental/Sensory Assessment

D. Growth Measurements

E. Common Laboratory Tests

F. Dietary Reference Intakes: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Adequate Intake (AI)

G. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

H. Translations of Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

I. Spanish-English Translations