Princeton University Library Catalog

Pediatric nursing skills & procedures / Barbara L. Mandleco.

Author:
Mandleco, Barbara L. (Barbara Lillian) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Clifton Park, NY : Thomson/Delmar Learning, c2005.
Description:
viii, 288 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"This book shows how to perform both basic and advanced procedures on younger clients with the assistance of over one hundred detailed skills. Uniquely crafted to promote competent nursing care of the child for a variety of conditions, numerous skills categories have been developed. In addition, procedures have been categorized specific to body systems."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.
Contents:
Unit I. Principles and concepts of pediatric care -- Nurse, child, and family communication -- Informed consent -- Adherence -- Protective precautions -- Unit II. General procedures -- Preparing children for procedures -- Restraints -- Unit III. Health assessment -- Health assessment -- Growth measurements -- Vital signs -- Standard assessments -- Special assessments -- Unit IV. Specimen collection -- Specimen collection -- Blood drawing -- Nose, throat, and sputum specimens -- Stool specimens -- Urine specimens -- Wound culture -- Unit V. Diagnostic tests -- Diagnostic tests -- Unit VI. Medication administration -- Medication administration -- Unit VII. Intravenous access -- Intravenous access -- Central venous catheter -- Unit VIII. Respiratory system -- Respiratory suctioning -- Administering oxygen -- Artificial airways -- Endotracheal tubes -- Tracheostomies -- Peak expiratory flow rates (PEFRs) -- Chest physiotherapy and postural drainage -- Closed chest drainage and chest tubes -- Unit IX. Gastrointestinal system and nutritional procedures -- Gastrointestinal system -- Ostomies -- Enemas -- Unit X. Genitourinary system -- Urinary catheterization -- Unit XI. Neurological system -- Neurological status -- Increased intracranial pressure -- Seizures -- Intraventricular shunts -- Extraventricular drain (EVD) -- Unit XII. Musculoskeletal system -- Casts -- Braces -- Skeletal traction -- Unit XIII. Integumentary system -- Rashes -- Wound care -- Wounds with drains -- Unit XIV. Care of the pediatric surgical client -- Unit XV. Emergency care -- Fever and hyperthermia management -- Respiratory and cardiac emergencies -- Unit XVI. Community and camp nursing procedures -- Unit XVII. Hygiene skills -- Hair care -- Unit XVIII. Special skills.
Subject(s):
Pediatric nursing [Browse]
Other title(s):
Pediatric nursing skills and procedures
ISBN:
140182580X
LCCN:
2004061890
OCLC:
56840779
RCP:
C - S