Children and young people's nursing skills at a glance
Part of the At a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare) series
Children and Young People s Nursing Skills at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children s nursing students.
Highly visual, each clinical skill is covered in a two-page spread, with superb colour illustrations accompanied by clear informative text.
Providing up to date, evidence-based information on a wide range of clinical skills that are required by today s children s nurses, this comprehensive and accessible text makes it easy for the reader to grasp the fundamentals in order to meet the care needs of the child and family, both in the hospital and community setting. Structured around the key systems of the body, the book is divided into sixteen sections, and covers all the essential clinical skills, including: * Principles of assessment * Communication * Record keeping * Drug calculations and administration * Safeguarding * Care planning * Respiratory and cardiac care * Gastrointestinal care * ECG reading and interpretation * Neurological assessment * Musculoskeletal care. Aimed at both student nurses and those newly qualified, Children and Young People s Nursing Skills at a Glance provides need to know, rapid information to ensure safe and effective clinical practice.