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Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children -With CD

Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children -With CD - 8th edition

Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children -With CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780323039635

ISBN10: 0323039634

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No

ISBN13: 9780323039635

ISBN10: 0323039634

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 07

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Long relied on as the industry's most comprehensive, authoritative source for information on the care of pediatric patients, this respected text presents a wealth of nursing knowledge in vividly illustrated, easy-to-read chapters. Current, evidence-based practice is reflected throughout, from its emphasis on wellness to its use of the nursing process and nursing care plans. Now even more user-friendly and inviting, the updated, full-color layout and improved readability guide readers every step of the way. No other book on the subject offers more expert, practical, relevant coverage than Wong's Nursing Care of Infants & Children, 8th Edition.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Child Health Promotion and Maintenance

Unit I - Children, Their Families, and the Nurse

1. Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing
2. Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
3. Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
4. Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
5. Hereditary Influences on Health Promotion of the Child and Family

Unit II - Assessment of the Child and Family

6. Communication and Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child
7. Pain Assessment and Management in Children

Unit III - Family-Centered Care of the Newborn

8. Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family
9. Health Problems of the Newborn
10. The High-Risk Newborn and Family
11. Conditions Caused by Defects in Physical Development

Unit IV - Family-Centered Care of the Infant

12. Health Promotion of the Infant and Family
13. Health Problems During Infancy

Unit V - Family-Centered Care of the Young Child

14. Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family
15. Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family
16. Health Problems of Early Childhood

Unit VI - Family-Centered Care of the School-Age Child

17. Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family
18. Health Problems of Middle Childhood

Unit VII - Family-Centered Care of the Adolescent

19. Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family
20. Physical Health Problems of Adolescence
21. Behavioral Health Problems of Adolescence

Unit VIII - Family-Centered Care of the Child with Special Needs

22. Family-Centered Care of the Child with Chronic Illness or Disability
23. Family-Centered End-Of-Life Care
24. The Child with Cognitive, Sensory, or Communication Impairment
25. Family-Centered Home Care

Part 2 - Nursing Care of the Ill or Hospitalized Child

Unit IX - The Child who is Hospitalized

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

Unit X - The Child with Disturbance of Fluid and Electrolytes

28. Balance and Imbalance of Body Fluids
29. Conditions that Produce Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
30. The Child with Renal Dysfunction

Unit XI - The Child with Problems Related to Transfer of Oxygen and Nutrients

31. The Child with Disturbance of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Exchange
32. The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
33. The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

Unit XII - The Child with Problems Related to Production and Circulation of Blood

34. The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
35. The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction

Unit XIII - The Child with Disturbance of Regulatory Mechanisms

36. The Child with Cancer
37. The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction
38. The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction

Unit XIV - The Child with a Problem that Interferes with Physical Mobility

39. The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
40. The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction


A. Family Assessment
B. Developmental/Sensory Assessment
C. Growth Measurements
D. Common Laboratory Tests
E. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
F. Translations of FACES Pain Rating Scale
G. Spanish-English Translations
H. Dietary Reference Intakes