This edition focusses on developing skills needed by the nursing students in handling children. The book will assist the nursing students to utilize their knowledge and hone their skills and competence in different pediatric care settings including the general ward, emergency services, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, the outdoor patient department, health centers, and at home. The improved content and examination-oriented questions will be particularly useful for the BSc and MSc Nursing students.
Updated content keeping in mind the needs of nursing students, nursing staff and tutors.
Novel concepts like family-centered nursing care, atraumatic nursing care, communication, anticipatory guidance, and child advocacy are emphasized.
Detailed elaboration of basics and pathophysiology of diseases to enable clarity of concepts.
Major thrust on providing pediatric nursing care plans and details of common nursing procedures.
Provides information in a simple, lucid and practical manner.
Text is amply supported with tables, diagrams, clinical photographs and algorithms.
Provides a list of important questions as well as multiple choice questions (MCQs) at the end of each chapter to guide the students for the preparation of examinations.
The improved content and examination-oriented questions will be particularly useful for the BSc and MSc Nursing students.
Dedicated to the caring nurses who see the patient and not just the disease, 'Caring is the essence of nursing'.