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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing.

By: Dawson, Paula.
Contributor(s): Cook, Louise | Holliday, Laura-Jane.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Oxford Handbooks in Nursing: Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2012Description: 1 online resource (646 p.).ISBN: 9780191629952.Subject(s): Medicine | Pediatric nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Pediatric nursing -- methodsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's NursingDDC classification: 618.9200231 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Contributors; Symbols and abbreviations; 1 The principles of patient assessment; 2 The principles applying to clinical skills/procedures; 3 Communication; 4 Assessing the child/young person; 5 Personal hygiene and comfort; 6 Play; 7 Infection control; 8 Drug administration; 9 Intravenous access and care; 10 Care of the perioperative patient; 11 Emergency and high dependency care; 12 Respiratory system; 13 Cardiovascular system; 14 Neurological system; 15 Gastrointestinal system; 16 Genito-urinary system; 17 Musculoskeletal system; 18 Wound care
19 Ear, nose, and throat system20 Ophthalmology; 21 Dermatology; 22 Endocrinology; 23 Haematology and immune system; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Summary: Children's nurses are faced with unique challenges when undertaking clinical skills, adapting their knowledge and practice for the physical and developmental age of their patients. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing is a practical guide to both the most basic and the increasingly complex elements of caring for the health needs of children and young people. Focusing on the key principles underpinning all elements of care, it provides asolid, evidence-based framework which practitioners can use to develop their clinical knowledge, skills, and attitud
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Cover; Contents; Contributors; Symbols and abbreviations; 1 The principles of patient assessment; 2 The principles applying to clinical skills/procedures; 3 Communication; 4 Assessing the child/young person; 5 Personal hygiene and comfort; 6 Play; 7 Infection control; 8 Drug administration; 9 Intravenous access and care; 10 Care of the perioperative patient; 11 Emergency and high dependency care; 12 Respiratory system; 13 Cardiovascular system; 14 Neurological system; 15 Gastrointestinal system; 16 Genito-urinary system; 17 Musculoskeletal system; 18 Wound care

19 Ear, nose, and throat system20 Ophthalmology; 21 Dermatology; 22 Endocrinology; 23 Haematology and immune system; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z

Children's nurses are faced with unique challenges when undertaking clinical skills, adapting their knowledge and practice for the physical and developmental age of their patients. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing is a practical guide to both the most basic and the increasingly complex elements of caring for the health needs of children and young people. Focusing on the key principles underpinning all elements of care, it provides asolid, evidence-based framework which practitioners can use to develop their clinical knowledge, skills, and attitud

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Paula Dawson trained as a general nurse at the Nightingale School, St. Thomas' Hospital in London, and as a children's nurse at the Nottingham School of Nursing. She has held a range of clinical, managerial, practice development, and educational roles both in the UK and overseas in a career spanning over 25 years. She is committed to the pursuit of excellent, person-centred, and evidence-based care with a focus on the unique and essential role of the nurse in themulti-disciplinary team.Louise Cook attained her first degree in Psychology and Sociology (BA Honours) from the University of Leeds before going on to train as a children's nurse at the University of Nottingham. She worked for seven years within acute hospital trusts in Nottingham before joining the University of Nottingham as a full time lecturer in Child Health. She lectures on a wide range of topics including her specialist interest areas of cleft and wound care and is heavily involved in the teaching ofevidence-based clinical skills to undergraduate nursing students.Laura-Jane Holliday trained as a Children's Nurse, obtaining an Undergraduate Masters in Nursing Science Degree at the University of Nottingham. Her previous clinical experience includes children's medical, neuro-medicine, and cardiology and she continues to work on a children's medical and respiratory ward. She is a Practitioner Health Lecturer in children's nursing at the University of Nottingham and a preceptorship development nurse, working within the practice development team for theChildren's Hospital, Nottingham. Her interests encompass reducing the theory-practice gap, progressing and teaching of clinical skills, and practice and staff development.Helen Reddy qualified as a children's nurse in 1998 from Demontford University. She has benefited greatly from her experiences at Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, working in both general and intensive care areas. Helen's chosen area of speciality, children's neurosciences, has provided her with a fascinating mix of neurological, neurosurgical, and neuro-oncological expertise. In more recent years as aPractitioner Health Lecturer in Child Health she has developed her teaching and academic skills, focusing on clinical skills teaching in particular.

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