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Pediatric Nursing Skills and Procedures

ISBN-10: 140182580X
ISBN-13: 9781401825805
Edition: 2005
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Description: ?Caring for children requires special consideration." This statement was the genesis for Pediatric Nursing Skills & Procedures, which is a resource preparing the nurse to perform both basic and advanced procedures on their younger patients. Over one  More...

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Book details

List price: $143.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/7/2005
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 312
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

?Caring for children requires special consideration." This statement was the genesis for Pediatric Nursing Skills & Procedures, which is a resource preparing the nurse to perform both basic and advanced procedures on their younger patients. Over one hundred skills have been uniquely crafted to instill confidence when treating children, complete with equipment needs and documentation essentials. The categories of skills include assessment and monitoring, specimen collection, diagnostic tests, and wound care. In addition, procedures specific to body system have been categorized as such, including those for the gastrointestinal, neurological, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and respiratory systems.

Barbara Hartwig Mandleco received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her Master of Science in Pediatric Nursing from the University of Florida-Gainesville, and her Doctor of Philosophy in Family Sciences with an emphasis in human development from Brigham Young University. She has been a staff nurse on pediatric and adult medical surgical nursing units and a nursing educator for over 30 years. She has taught advanced human development and pediatric nursing, fundamentals of nursing, nursing research, and management of family issues to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University Colleges of Nursing. Currently, Dr. Mandleco is a professor at the Brigham Young University College of Nursing. Dr. Mandleco has given numerous professional presentations at the local, regional, national, and international levels. She is published in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of Pediatric Nursing Skills & Procedures, and Growth and Development Handbook: Newborn through Adolescent also published by Delmar Cengage Learning. Her research interests include families adapting to a child with a special need or chronic illness, and innovative methods of teaching.

Preface
Contributors
Reviewers
Principles and Concepts of Pediatric Care
Nurse, Child, and Family Communication
Informed Consent
Adherence
Protective Precautions
General Procedures
Preparing Children for Procedures
Transporting a Child
Restraints
Applying a Papoose Board
Applying a Mummy Restraint
Applying a Modified Mummy Restraint
Applying an Elbow Restraint
Applying a Wrist and Ankle Restraint
Applying a Jacket Restraint
Health Assessment
Health Assessment
Obtaining a Health History
Conducting a Physical Examination
Growth Measurements
Measuring Weight
Measuring Height
Measuring Recumbent Length
Measuring Head Circumference
Vital Signs
Measuring a Temperature
Measuring a Pulse
Counting Respirations
Measuring a Blood Pressure
Standard Assessments
Nutritional Assessment
Developmental Assessment
Vision Screening
Special Assessments
Applying an Apnea Monitor
Applying a Cardiac Monitor
Applying a Pulse Oximeter
Specimen Collection
Specimen Collection
Blood Drawing
Performing Capillary Blood Draw (Heel and Finger Stick)
Performing Venipuncture
Drawing Blood from a Central Venous Catheter
Measuring Arterial Blood Gases
Nose, Throat, and Sputum Specimens
Obtaining a Nasopharyngeal Swab
Obtaining a Throat Culture
Collecting Sputum
Stool Specimens
Collecting Stool Specimens
Obtaining a Stool Specimen for the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)
Urine Specimens
Collecting a Urine Specimen with Infant or Young Child
Collecting a Midstream, Clean-Catch Urine Specimen with Older Child
Wound Culture
Obtaining a Wound Culture
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
Assisting during Lumbar Puncture
Assisting during Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
Medication Adminstration
Medication Administration
Administering a Medication
Administering an Oral Medication
Administering an Intravenous (IV) Medication
Administering an Intramuscular (IM) Medication
Administering a Subcutaneous (SC) Medication
Administering a Rectal Medication
Administering an Ophthalmic Medication
Administering an Otic Medication
Administering a Nasal Medication
Administering a Topical Medication
Administering a Nebulized Medication
Intravenous Access
Intravenous Access
Inserting a Peripheral IV Line
Applying an Intermittent Infusion Device
Changing the IV Bag and Tubing
Monitoring Intravenous Infusions and Flow Rates
Central Venous Catheter
Changing Dressing on a Central Venous Line
Respiratory System
Respiratory Suctioning
Performing Bulb Suctioning
Performing Nasotracheal Suctioning
Administering Oxygen
Administering Oxygen via Nasal Cannula, Mask, Hood, Tent, Blow-by Cannula
Artificial Airways
Assisting in Placement of Oropharyngeal or Nasopharyngeal Airway
Suctioning Oropharyngeal or Nasopharyngeal Airway
Endotracheal Tubes
Monitoring Endoctracheal Tube (ETT)
Endotracheal Suctioning
Tracheostomies
Monitoring a Tracheostomy
Changing a Tracheostomy Tube
Cleaning a Tracheostomy Tube or Inner Cannula
Suctioning a Tracheostomy
Peak Expiratory Flow Rates (PEFRs)
Measuring PEFR
Chest Physiotherapy and Postural Drainage
Positioning for CPT
Closed Chest Drainage and Chest Tubes
Assisting with Chest Tube Insertion
Preparing the Chest Tube Drainage System
Caring for a Child with a Chest Tube
Assisting with Removal of a Chest Tube
Gastrointestinal System and Nutritional Procedures
Gastrointestinal System
Inserting a Nasogastric Tube
Managing Gastrointestinal Suction
Irrigating a Nasogastric Tube
Performing Nasogastric Tube Lavage
Removing the Nasogastric or Orogastric Tube
Administering a Bolus Feeding (NG, NJ, Gastrostomy)
Administering NG, NJ, Gastrostomy, and Continuous Feeding
Ostomies
Changing a Fecal Ostomy Appliance
Emptying an Ostomy Pouch
Enemas
Administering an Enema
Genitourinary System
Urinary Catheterization
Performing Urinary Catheterization
Performing Routine Catheter Care
Neurological System
Neurological Status
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Seizures
Intraventricular Shunts
Extraventricular Drain (EVD)
Maintaining EVD System at Correct Level and Functioning
Assessing a Client with an EVD
Monitoring Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) in the Client with an EVD
Changing the EVD Drainage Bag
General Nursing Care and Safety with EVDs
Musculoskeletal System
Casts
Petaling a Cast
Braces
Skeletal Traction
Performing Pin Site Care
Caring for the Child in an External Fixation Device
Performing Pin Care, External Fixation Device
Integumentary System
Rashes
Wound Care
Applying a Dry Dressing
Applying a Wet-to-Dry Dressing
Wounds with Drains
Cleaning and Dressing a Wound with Penrose Drain
Monitoring Jackson-Pratt and Hemovac Drains
Care of the Pediatric Surgical Client
Assessing Pain
Monitoring Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Performing Preoperative Care
Performing Postoperative Care
Emergency Care
Fever and Hyperthermia Management
Administering a Sponge Bath
Respiratory and Cardiac Emergencies
Treating an Inhalation Injury
Performing Emergency Airway Management
Treating an Airway Obstruction
Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Community and Camp Nursing Procedures
Removing a Tick
Treating Contact Dermatitis Caused by Poison Ivy or Poison Oak
Removing a Splinter
Hygiene Skills
Hair Care
Assisting with Oral Hygiene
Bathing a Child
Special Skills
Performing Umbilical Cord Care of the Newborn
Performing Circumcision Care
Bibliography
Index

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