PeePee Publishers and Distributors Pvt
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Medicine & nursing
Promotes confidence in pediatric nursing by growing and developing students&rsquo understanding of child and family care. Building on foundational concepts of adult nursing, students learn techniques of atraumatic care and patient teaching, and methods of communicating with children and their families. An emphasis is placed on defining the differences between adult care and pediatric care to increase the student&rsquos level of comfort with this specific patient.
NEW Chapter on Atraumatic Care and Atraumatic Care boxes throughout the book provide guidance particular to the topic being discussed.
NEW Evidence-based practice boxes highlight pertinent, recent evidence-based research findings and provide recommendations for nurses.
Threaded Case Studies show real-life scenarios that inspire critical thinking.
Thinking about development boxes display special developmental concerns relating to the topic being discussed.
Teaching Guidelines prepare students to educate families.
Nursing Procedures provide a clear, step-by-step explanation with illustrations of pediatric variations to facilitate competent performance.
Take Note boxes highlight information that is relatively new or is critical in nature.
Additional features include Healthy People 2020, Drug Guides, Nursing Care Plans, Comparison Charts, Common Medical Treatments tables, Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests tables, and Chapter Worksheets at the end of each chapter, featuring NCLEX-style multiple-choice questions, critical thinking exercises, and study activities.
The second edition also includes OUTSTANDING ARTWORK and completely revamped interior design to facilitate visual learning. Icons are placed throughout to direct students to Watch and Learn Videos and NEW Concepts in Action Animations.