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Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children / With CD-ROM (Package)

Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children / With CD-ROM (Package) - 7th edition

Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children / With CD-ROM (Package) - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780323023191

ISBN10: 0323023193

Edition: 7TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No

ISBN13: 9780323023191

ISBN10: 0323023193

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Painstakingly accurate, up-to-date, and a highly readable.... There's no question why this respected resource is pediatric nursing's foremost text. This new seventh edition maintains the high standards established by previous editions, and broadens the focus in the areas of community care and evidence-based practice. Readers will find it highly appealing with superior illustrations and a beautiful full-color design throughout.

New to this Edition

  • A chapter on Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family reflects new trends and general issues in the care of children outside the clinical setting.
  • Immunization content has been updated to reflect the most current information available.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes throughout the text focus attention on the application of both research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care.
  • Many color illustrations have been added to increase the text's appeal and to clarify information.

Key Features

  • Focusing on the family throughout, it emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness.
  • Content emphasizes wellness, with complete information concerning health promotion and injury prevention relevant to specific age groups.
  • Disorder sections provide a detailed presentation of pathophysiology to foster a clear understanding of the impact of disease on normal physiologic functions.
  • The nursing process is used to present nursing care for major diseases and disorders.
  • Play, safety, language, self-esteem, nutrition, dental health, sleep, exercise, and other aspects of wellness and health are integrated into the appropriate age chapters to provide a holistic view of the child and family.
  • Emergency Treatment boxes provide a quick reference in critical situations.
  • Guidelines boxes provide step-by-step instructions on performing specific skills or procedures.
  • Emphasis on community issues is highlighted in Community Focus boxes throughout the text to provide additional resources and guidance on caring for children outside the clinical setting.
  • Nursing Care Plans incorporate patient- and family-centered goals with rationales for nursing interventions.
  • Cultural Awareness boxes highlight ways in which variations in beliefs and practices affect child care.
  • Atraumatic Care boxes provide guidance for administering nursing care to the child, family, and nurse.
  • Family Home Care boxes better prepare families to cope with their child's care in special situations.
  • Critical Thinking Exercises challenge self-evaluation in thinking critically about clinical judgments and provide opportunities to apply knowledge to specific situations using analytical skills.
  • Nursing Alerts and Nursing Tips are highlighted to provide either critical information or helpful hints.
  • Chapter Outlines and Related Topics guide readers easily to related content areas throughout the book.
  • Key Points at the end of each chapter aid in review of important concepts.
  • Up-to-date references highlight the most current research and provide numerous sources for further review.

Author Bio

Hockenberry, Marilyn J. : Baylor College

Marilyn J. Hockenberry, PhD, RN-CS, PNP, FAAN, Director, Center for Clinical Research; Nurse Scientist, Texas Children's Hospital; Director of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Children's Cancer Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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 Health Assessment of the Child and Family
7. Physical and Developmental Assessment of the Child

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

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