Author: Theresa Kyle,Susan Carman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
File Size: 752 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 29000
Essentials of Pediatric Nursing by Theresa Kyle,Susan Carman Book Resume:
Confidently deliver the foundation student nurses need for sound nursing care of children and their families with Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, Fourth Edition. A unique concept-based approach and nursing process focus help students go from concept to application by building on prior knowledge, establishing an understanding of broad concepts before instilling the ability to solve problems in complex situations. Supported by Interactive Case Studies, Unfolding Case Studies, Clinical Reasoning Alerts and other active learning features, this accessible text emphasizes active, conceptual learning to help you make the most of your class time and foster essential critical thinking throughout your course. NEW! Clinical Reasoning Alerts promote critical thinking in the nursing process and strengthen students’ clinical reasoning. NEW!Unfolding Patient Stories, written by the National League for Nursing, foster meaningful reflection on commonly encountered clinical scenarios. Atraumatic Care sections throughout deliver helpful tips for providing atraumatic care to children in relevant situations. Take Note! features alert students to especially critical information in each chapter. Consider This! prompts engage students in commonly encountered real-life scenarios to enhance their critical thinking and clinical reasoning. Thinking About Development boxes highlight relevant special development concerns. Healthy People 2030 boxes help students connect pediatric nursing practices to the achievement of these objectives. Evidence-Based Practice boxes familiarize students with recent evidence-based research findings and related recommendations for practice. Teaching Guidelines equip students to effectively educate children and their families about various pediatric nursing issues. Drug Guides enable fast reference of actions, indications and significant nursing implications for commonly used medications in pediatric care. Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests and Common Medical Treatments tables guide students through the diagnostic process and detail common medical or surgical treatments for a broad range of disorders. Nursing Procedures provide step-by-step guidance for pediatric variations on common nursing procedures. Concept Mastery Alerts clarify pediatric nursing concepts and improve students’ understanding of potentially confusing topics identified by Lippincott® PrepU adaptive learning data. Developing Clinical Judgment sections coach students to apply clinical judgment to specific chapter concepts and scenarios. Practicing for NCLEX NCLEX-RN®-style review questions strengthen students’ exam readiness and highlight areas needing further review. NEW! 15 Practice and Learn Growth and Development Case Studies on thePoint provide essential practice evaluating the appropriate course of action for real-life clinical scenarios. NEW! 15 Skill-based Pediatric Videos available on thePoint clarify key concepts and skills in growth and development, communicating with children and providing nursing care to the child in the hospital.