Child Health Nursing: Nursing Process Approach

by A Padmaja

Nursing is an integral part of healthcare. The book Child Health Nursing: Nursing Process Approach deals with the management of various illnesses in children for nurses. It focuses on the steps of nursing process starting from assessment phase of child, pathophysiology flow sheet, diagnosis phase by using NANDA Taxonomy for clinical judgment, planning, implementation and valuation. The book is of help to all those who are involved in the nursing care of sick children. The book deals with general pediatric illnesses and also with various illnesses in the different systems of pediatrics namely, cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, musculoskeletal, hematologic, endocrine, and integumentary. The book also discusses the common disorders of eye, ear, nose and throat seen in children. Each condition within the system includes an introductory paragraph that provides information about the condition in relation to the infant and child; a pathophysiological flow chart illustrated with diagrams, depicting causative factors, pathology, resultant signs and symptoms, complications; nursing process that includes the essential nursing diagnoses with specific related factors or risks and defining characteristics, followed by specific nursing diagnoses and their related or risk factors, defining characteristics with essential diagnoses and nursing process used.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Padmaja A College of Nursing, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789351525462
Speciality Pediatric Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12407
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 348
Book Type Textbook


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