Friday, January 6, 2012

Pediatric Nursing Caring for Children and Their Families

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
3rd edition - February 9, 2011
Hardcover: 1496 pages
ISBN-10: 1111319626
ISBN-13: 978-1111319625

PEDIATRIC NURSING: CARING FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, third edition, offers a dynamic and insightful guide to caring for pediatric clients. The authors embrace a holistic, family-centered approach to the care and nurturing of children in all states of health, exploring healthy growth and development milestones, as well as illness states and chronic conditions. All nursing care is framed within a family context, underscoring the importance of viewing children not just as individuals, but as members of a family. General nursing skills such as assessment, communication, and health promotion are presented within the pediatric framework to help nurses approach children and their families with an authentic, informed understanding of their conditions and needs. 

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