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Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • NEW! Safety Alerts call your attention to important patient safety considerations and support the QSEN initiative for better outcomes of nursing care.
    • NEW! Quality Patient Outcomes content in Nursing Care Management discussions for major diseases and disorders helps you understand how the care you provide impacts patient safety and promotes positive outcomes.
    • UNIQUE! Critical thinking case studies allow you to test and develop your analytical skills in a variety of clinical situations.
    • NEW! Drug Alerts throughout the text emphasize important drug information and point out potential issues.
    • NEW! Pathophysiology Reviews highlight and clarify complex pathophysiology information.
    • Completely updated content focuses on timely, practical topics, including methods for measuring competency and outcomes, the nurse's role in injury prevention, shaken baby syndrome/traumatic brain injury, Healthy People 2020, car restraints, immunizations, late preterm infants, and childhood obesity.
    • Expanded and updated coverage of genetics addresses the latest advances in the field as it relates to children in health and illness.

Key Features

    • Developmental approach clearly identifies key issues at each stage of a child's growth to help you provide appropriate, individualized care for each child.
    • UNIQUE! Family focus includes a separate chapter on the role of the family in child health, family content throughout the text, and Family-Centered Care boxes that highlight information on patient teaching, home care, and incorporating the family in the child's care.
    • An emphasis on wellness offers health promotion and injury prevention strategies for each age group.
    • UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice boxes demonstrate how research is applied to nursing care in the clinical setting.
    • UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes provide guidance for administering nursing care with minimal pain or stress to the child, family, and nurse.

Author Information

    By Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Professor Duke School of Nursing; Chair, Duke Institutional Research Board Duke University Durham, North Carolina and David Wilson, MS, RNC-NIC, Staff Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, USA

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Wong
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2013