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Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Unique! Quality patient outcomes are highlighted for major diseases and disorders, reflecting the QSEN focus on patient-centered outcomes.
    • Pathophysiology reviews include special illustrations to explain complicated disease processes.
    • Complementary & Alternative Therapy boxes include timely information on alternative medicine as a part of complete, comprehensive care.
    • Research Focus boxes include the latest research impacting pediatric nursing today.
    • Drug Alerts highlight important drug-related information for safe, appropriate care.
    • Updates include coverage of hot topics such as the late preterm infant, immunizations, the H1N1 virus, and childhood obesity.
    • Unique! Family-Centered Care boxes include features on family-related topics.

Key Features

    • A clear, straightforward writing style makes content easy to understand.
    • Unique Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you apply both research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care.
    • Unique Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, or stress.
    • Unique Critical Thinking exercises help you test and develop your own analytical skills.
    • A unique focus on family content emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter, discussions throughout the text, and family-centered care boxes.
    • Nursing Care Guidelines provide clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions on performing specific skills or procedures.
    • Unique Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference for critical situations.
    • Unique Cultural Awareness boxes highlight ways in which variations in beliefs and practices affect nursing care for children.
    • A developmental approach identifies each stage of a child's growth.
    • Health promotion chapters emphasize principles of wellness and injury prevention for each age group.
    • Student-friendly features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, key points, references, and related topics and electronic resources to help you study and review important content.
    • A community focus helps you care for children outside the clinical setting.
    • Nursing Care Plans include models for planning patient care, with nursing diagnoses, patient/family goals, nursing interventions/rationales, expected outcomes, and NIC and NOC guidelines.
    • Nursing Tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information, and Nursing Alerts provide critical information that must be considered in providing care.

Author Information

    By Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP-BC, FAAN, Nurse Scientist, Texas Children's Hospital; Director of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Children's Cancer Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA and David Wilson, MS, RNC, Faculty, Langston University School of Nursing; Staff Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA

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  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2011