Textbook of Child Health Nursing

by A Padmaja

The intent of the “Textbook of Child Health Nursing” is to provide the nurse with the basis needed for sound nursing care of children. The book covers trends in pediatric care, ethical and legal issues, care of hospitalized child, prenatal pediatrics, genetics, growth and development from infancy to adolescence, behavioral disorders in pediatrics, nutrition in children, Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) approach, and planning and organization of neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. The differences in children with adults, nursing process overview applicable to children, common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each system are eloquently dealt with in this book. Individual disorders are addressed with pathophysiology, and nursing assessment, and nursing management with special considerations. The practical aspect of pediatrics is specified with details about the care of newborn child, care of high-risk infant and care of hospitalized child in intensive care units. The programs undertaken by government for child welfare are explained. Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) process of child care is also explained with clarity.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Padmaja A College of Nursing, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789351529804
Speciality Pediatric Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12640
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 716
Book Type Textbook


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