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Child Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Families, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Jane W. Ball, Ruth C. Bindler, Kay J. Cowen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 27, 2009

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For use in Pediatric Nursing courses.


Partnership!  Continues to be the foundation for this second edition, comprehensive and student-friendly pediatric nursing text. Child-Health Nursing: Partnering with Children and Families 2e reflects the core value of family-centered care.  Recognizing the family as the central influence in each child’s life and respect for families of all cultures, continues to make this text a first in its class!

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Child Health Nursing 2e


1     Nurse’s Role in the Care of the Child: Hospital, Community Settings, and Home

2     Family-Centered Care: Theory and Applications

3     Cultural Influences

4     Genetic and Hereditary Influences

5     Concepts of Growth and Development

6     Child and Family Communication

7     Pediatric and Newborn Assessment

8     Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition

9     Concepts of Health Promotion and Health Maintenance

10    Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Newborn

11    Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Infant

12    Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Toddler and Preschooler

13    Health Promotion and Maintenance of the School-Age Child

14    Health Promotion and Maintenance of the Adolescent

15    Nursing Care for the Child in the Community

16    Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Child

17    Pain Assessment and Management

18    Social and Environmental Influences on the Child

19    Infectious and Communicable Diseases

20    Nursing Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition

21    Nursing Care of the Child with a Life Threatening Illness or Injury

22    End of Life Care and Bereavement

23    Alterations in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

24    Alterations in Eye, Ear Nose, and Throat Function

25    Alterations in Respiratory Function

26    Alterations in Cardiovascular Function

27    Alterations in Immune Function

28    Alterations in Hematologic Function

29    Alterations in Cellular Growth

30    Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function

31    Alterations in Genitourinary Function

32    Alterations in Endocrine and Metabolic Function

33    Alterations in Neurologic Function

34    Alterations in Cognition and Mental Health

35    Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function

36    Alterations in Skin Integrity

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$52.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-506353-8