Pediatric Nursing, An Introductory Text, 11th Edition

Pediatric Nursing

11th Edition An Introductory Text

By Debra L. Price, MSN, RN, CPNP, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX and Julie F. Gwin, MN, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Tarrant County College, Clinical Staff Nurse, Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX


1. Child Health Evolution

2. The Child with Medical-Surgical Needs

3. Pediatric Procedures

4. Growing Children and Their Families

5. The Newborn

6. The Infant

7. The Toddler

8. The Preschool Child

9. The School-Age Child

10. The Adolescent

11. Respiratory Disorders

12. Cardiac Disorders

13. Neurological Disorders

14. Gastrointestinal Disorders

15. Fluid Balance, Renal, & Reproductive Disorders

16. Integumentary Disorders

17. Musculoskeletal Disorders

18. Communicable Diseases

19. Immune Disorders

20. Emotional and Behavior Disorders

21. Oncology and Hematology

22. End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families

Appendixes

A: Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

B: Standard Precautions

C: Growth Charts

D: The Denver II Test

E: Conversion Charts

F: The Joint Commission's Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

G: The Fourth Report on Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents

H: Answers to NCLEX Review Questions

Bibliography and Reader References

Illustration Credits

Glossary

Index

Study Guide