Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Third edition

by Mikki Meadows-Oliver

656 pages, 177.80 x 228.60 mm

656 pages, 177.80 x 228.60 mm

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781975124830
  • September 2019

£38.50

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Create a strong foundation in pediatric nursing care — and gain empowering skills and confidence — with the fully updated Pediatric Nursing made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition.

This fully illustrated, enjoyable guide offers easy-to-remember ways to strengthen your understanding and retention of common pediatric conditions at every level of child development. An irreplaceable on-the-job reference for all new nurses, this go-to resource supports class materials, is the ideal study partner for NCLEX®, HESI or CPN exam preparation, and is an excellent refresher for experienced nurses.
 
Absorb expert knowledge and real-life guidance on pediatric nursing care:
  • NEW and updated content in concise, bulleted format for easy quick-reference
  • End-of-book learning support – the “Practice Makes Perfect” practice test that mimics NCLEX® style and content
  • Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions and clinical guidance on topics such as:
    • The role of the pediatric nurse, family-centered care, and pediatric care standards
    • Pediatric pain assessment and management
    • Meeting the needs of the hospitalized and special needs child
    • Developmental aspects of pediatric care – factors that influence growth and development in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence
    • Common pediatric conditions affecting different body systems, including problems in the neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and metabolic, hematologic and immunologic, and dermatologic systems
    • Infectious diseases and immunizations
  • Special chapter features include:
    • Just the facts – a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter
    • “Nurse Joy and Jake” – expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders and offer reassurance
    • Cultured pearls – insights on unique cultural aspects of care, by cultural group
    • Memory joggers – memory aids that help you grasp and retain difficult concepts
    • Growing pains – descriptions, expectations and risks for each developmental stage
    • It’s all relative – teaching tips and checklists for family education
    • Advice from experts – helpful tips and insights from experienced pediatric nurses
    • Education edge – teaching tips and checklists for patient education
    • Quick quiz – multiple-choice, end-of-chapter questions written in NCLEX® format, followed by answers and rationales
  
About the Clinical Editor

Mikki Meadows-Oliver, PhD, MPH, PNP-BC, RN, is an Assistant Professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and holds a joint clinical appointment at the Pediatric Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut.