The Great Ormond Street Hospital manual of children's nursing practices / edited by Susan Macqueen, Elizabeth Anne Bruce, Faith Gibson.
Contributor(s): Macqueen, Susan | Bruce, Elizabeth (Elizabeth A.) | Gibson, Faith | Hospital for Sick Children (London, England).Material type: TextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Distributor: Malden, MA Description: xxii, 767 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405109321 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405109327 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781444361186 (e-book); 144436118X (e-book).Other title: Manual of children's nursing practices.Subject(s): Pediatric nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 618.92/00231
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices is an evidenced-based manual of practical skills in children's nursing, which builds on the extensive expertise developed at Great Ormond Street Hospital. It encompasses all aspects of children's nursing from the most basic aspects of everyday practice to advanced practice in high dependency and intensive care to provide a comprehensive resource for all qualified nurses, students, and other health-care professionals involved in caring for children, both in the hospital and the community setting"--Provided by publisher.
Machine generated contents note: Part I:.1. Introduction. How to use this book. Evidence Based Practice. Part II:.2. Assessment of Patient. Admission. Observations. Respiratory. Cardiac. Vital Signs. Discharge Planning. Transferring a Patient. 3. Allergy and Anaphylaxis. Food allergies. Latex allergy. 4. Biopsies. Skin. Liver. Duodenal. Bone Marrow/ Harvesting. Renal. 5. Blood Administration. An overview of the history of transfusion. Administration of red blood cells and platelets. Administration of plasma and cryoprecipitate. Administration of albumin. Administration of coagulation factors. Administration of immunoglobulin. 6. Bowel Care. Bowel wash outs. Stoma Care. 7. Burns and Scalds. Management of burns and scalds. 8. Child Protection.9. Complimentary Therapies. Massage. Aromatherapy. Acupuncture. Homeopathy. 10. Cytotoxic Drugs. Handling and administration. Protection of the environment. Protection of children, staff and parents. Drug administration. 11. Ear Care and Eye Care. Cleaning. Syringing. Perforation. Hearing aids. Cochlear implants. Cleaning. Installation of drops. Application of pads. Care on contact lens. 12. Fluid Balance. Peritoneal dialysis. Haemodialysis. Central Venovenous Haemofiltration (CVVH).13. Hygiene -- personal. Bathing. Mouth care. Nail care. Toileting. 14. Immunizations. 15. Infection Control. Aseptic technique. Barrier nursing/protective/source. Blood spillage. Decontamination of feeding equipment. Hand hygiene. Linen disposal. Protective clothing. Sharps injuries. Universal precautions. Waste disposal. 16. Infusions and Intravascular Access. Arterial lines/monitoring. Cannulation. Extravasation. Implanted devices. Percutaneous central catheters. Percutaneous intravenous catheters. Peripheral lines. Subcutaneous. Tunnelled central catheters. 17. Investigations. General skeletal. Radiological Investigations. Investigational radiology. Nuclear medicine. Glomerula filtration. Micturating cystogram. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Fluoroscopy. Ultrasound. Specimens. Blood taking principles. Blood glucose estimation. Cerebrospinal fluid. Faeces. PH studies. Urine. 18. Medicines -- Administration of. Nurse prescribing. Working out drug doses. Routes of administration. Oral. Rectal. Buccal. Intravenous. Subcutaneous. Intra-muscular. Intradermal. Intraosseus. Intrathecal. Epidural. Inhalation. Intra-nasal. Skin patches. 19. Moving and Handling. Moving and Handling. Restraint. 20. Neonatal Care. Incubator care. Neonatal screening. Phototherapy. Replogle tubes. Thermoregulation. Umbilical care. Vitamin K.21. Neurological Care. External ventricular drainage. Lumbar puncture. Management of convulsions. Neurological observations. 22. Nutrition and Feeding. Nutritional requirements. Breast feeding. Nutrition from pre-term to teenage. Enteral feeding. Transpyloric feeding. Sham feeding. Total parental nutrition (TPN).23. Orthopaedic Care. Traction. Plaster care. Pin site care. 24. Pain Management. Inroduction. Pain management (overview). Assessment of pain. Entonox. Epidural analgesia. Patient controlled and nurse controlled analgesia. Subcutaneous local anaesthetic infusions. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS).25. Palliative Care. Introduction. Assessment. Symptoms. Signs of impending death. Using a syringe driver. Last offices. Funerals. Bereavement. 26. Peri-operative Care. Pre-operative care. Intra-operative management. Post-operative care. Removal of drains and packs. 27. Play as a Therapeutic Tool.28. Poisoning/Overdose. Gastric aspiration and lavage. 29. Respiratory Care. Artificial ventilation. Chest drain. Extra corporeal membranous oxygenation. Long-term ventilation. Oxygen therapy. Suction. Tracheostomy care. 30. Resuscitation Practices. Basic life support. Advanced life support. Not for resuscitation. 31. Sedation. Nurse led sedation. Withdrawal of opiates/benzodiazepines. 32. Skin Care. Nappy area care. Pressure sores (prevention and management). Wet wraps. 33. Urinary Catheter Care. Intermittent catheterisation. Supra-pubic. Urethral. Urodynamic investigations. Appendices. Biochemical values and laboratory tests. Normal values. Child development. Patient information sheets.