Textbook of Pediatric Nursing

by Susamma Varghese, Anupama Susmitha

The book Textbook of Pediatric Nursing covers aspects related to child health nursing. The book is divided into eight sections, each dealing with concerned topics. The opening chapter gives the history of child health nursing. Section two is on topics related to healthy child like growth and development of infants, toddlers, preschool children, school-age children, and of adolescents; nutrition, accidents/injuries, play needs, immunization in children; and on preventive pediatrics. Section three is on neonatal care covering topics like birth asphyxia, respiratory distress syndrome, prematurity, neonatal sepsis, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, etc. section four is on systemic disorders in children like respiratory disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, cardiovascular disorders, etc. Section five is on behavioral and social problems in children and adolescents. Section six is on genetic disorders in children. Section seven on administration of medications to children and section eight deals with integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Varghese Susamma
Kerala Nurses’ and Midwives’ Council, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India; Government School of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
2. Susmitha Anupama Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789351525660
Speciality Pediatric Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12436
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 716
Book Type Textbook


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