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Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing - 9th edition

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780323083430

ISBN10: 0323083439

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No

ISBN13: 9780323083430

ISBN10: 0323083439

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13
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When it comes to caring for children, no other resource better prepares you for practice than Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing. Authored by Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson, two of the most well-known and respected names in the field, Wong's features the most readable, up-to-date, and accurate content available. An abundance of full-color illustrations helps you visualize key concepts, and highlighted boxes and tables offer quick access to vital facts and information. Plus, when you buy this book, you get unlimited access to hands-on study tools that help you learn pediatric nursing essentials with ease!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit One: Children, Their Families, and the Nurse

    Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing
    Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
    Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
    Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
    Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion

Unit Two: Assessment of the Child and Family

    Communication, History, and Physical Assessment of the Child
    Pain Assessment and Management in Children

Unit Three: The Newborn

    Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family
    Health Problems of Newborns

Unit Four: Infancy

    Health Promotion of the Infant and Family
    Health Problems of Infants

Unit Five: Early Childhood

    Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family
    Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family
    Health Problems of Toddlers and Preschoolers

Unit Six: Middle Childhood and Adolescence

    Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family
    Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family
    Health Problems of School-Age Children and Adolescents

Unit Seven: The Child and Family with Special Needs

    Quality of Life for Children Living with Chronic or Complex Diseases
    Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family
    Family-Centered Home Care

Unit Eight: Impact of Hospitalization on the Child and Family

    Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization
    Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions

Unit Nine: The Child with Problems Related to the Transfer of Oxygen and Nutrients

    The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
    The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

Unit Ten: The Child with Problems Related to the Production and Circulation of Blood

    The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
    The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction

Unit Eleven: The Child With a Disturbance of Regulatory Mechanisms

    The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction
    The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction
    The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction
    The Child with Integumentary Dysfunction

Unit Twelve: The Child with a Problem that Interferes with Physical Mobility

    The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
    The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction


A. Growth Measurements

B. Common Laboratory Tests

C. Translations of Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

D. Spanish-English Translations

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