Pediatric Nursing Procedures

by Raman Kalia

The book ‘Pediatric Nursing Procedures’ comprises of two sections. The first section discusses the basic nursing procedures, while the second section is on advanced nursing procedures. Each procedure is discussed with subheadings, e.g. introduction, definition, purpose, methods, articles required and steps of procedures. First section discusses physical assessment; measurement of weight, length and height; recording vital signs; collection of specimen; restraints; baby bath; Ryle’s tube insertion, spoon and katori feeding; gastrostomy feeding and oral medication. In addition, intravenous infusion; intravenous injection; intramuscular injection; steam inhalation; endotracheal suctioning; oxygen therapy; nebulization; urinary catheterization; enema; care of baby under phototherapy; care of ostomy and colostomy; bowel wash; handwashing; and management of breastfeeding are explained. Topics covered under second section are newborn assessment; care of child in incubator; care of baby in radiant warmer; total parenteral nutrition; gastric lavage; tracheostomy care and chest tube insertion. Also, techniques like Electrocardiogram (ECG); blood transfusion therapy; lumbar puncture; neonatal advanced life support; care of baby on ventilator; drug dose calculations; chest physiotherapy and nursing care of baby with HIV positive mother have been included in the chapter. Latter part of the chapter enlists special points to remember while performing procedure.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Kalia Raman Saraswati Nursing Institute, Dhianpura, Kurali, Distt. Ropar, Punjab, India
ISBN 9789351526230
Speciality Pediatric Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12579
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 162
Book Type Textbook


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