Create a strong foundation in pediatric nursing care -- and gain empowering skills and confidence -- with the fully updated Pediatric Nursing made Incredibly Easy!(R), 3rd Edition.
This fully illustrated, enjoyable guide offers easy-to-remember ways to strengthen your understanding and retention of common pediatric conditions at every level of child development. An irreplaceable on-the-job reference for all new nurses, this go-to resource supports class materials, is the ideal study partner for NCLEX(R), HESI or CPN exam preparation, and is an excellent refresher for experienced nurses.
Absorb expert knowledge and real-life guidance on pediatric nursing care: NEW and updated content in concise, bulleted format for easy quick-referenceEnd-of-book learning support - the "Practice Makes Perfect" practice test that mimics NCLEX(R) style and contentDozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions and clinical guidance on topics such as: The role of the pediatric nurse, family-centered care, and pediatric care standardsPediatric pain assessment and managementMeeting the needs of the hospitalized and special needs childDevelopmental aspects of pediatric care - factors that influence growth and development in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescenceCommon pediatric conditions affecting different body systems, including problems in the neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and metabolic, hematologic and immunologic, and dermatologic systemsInfectious diseases and immunizationsSpecial chapter features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter"Nurse Joy and Jake" - expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders and offer reassuranceCultured pearls - insights on unique cultural aspects of care, by cultural groupMemory joggers - memory aids that help you grasp and retain difficult conceptsGrowing pains - descriptions, expectations and risks for each developmental stageIt's all relative - teaching tips and checklists for family educationAdvice from experts - helpful tips and insights from experienced pediatric nursesEducation edge - teaching tips and checklists for patient educationQuick quiz - multiple-choice, end-of-chapter questions written in NCLEX(R) format, followed by answers and rationales
About the Clinical Editor
Mikki Meadows-Oliver, PhD, MPH, PNP-BC, RN, is an Assistant Professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and holds a joint clinical appointment at the Pediatric Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut.