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A comprehensive reference text for nurses caring for critically-ill children and their families. The book follows a systems approach detailing the effects of growth and maturation on body systems and on single and multiple organ system failure. The nursing framework is used throughout and includes both independent and collaborative nursing care issues. Contributions from more than 60 clinical leaders in paediatric critical care nursing make this the definitive new textbook and clinical reference in the field. It offers unprecedentedly comprehensive coverage of the specialty, plus two unique organizational approaches that are more current than any other resource on the subject: Phenomena of concern (chapters 9-18) address nursing care issues common to all critically ill paediatric patients, regardless of their primary problem. Final common pathways (chapters 19-26) cluster patient problems related to specific disorders to guide nursing care. Features: * Examines the phenomena of pediatric critical care nursing and the environment in which its provided - concepts crucial to the holistic care of critically ill pediatric patients and their families. * Explores nursing environmental hazards, legal and ethical issues, professional growth and development and more. * Covers the effects of growth and maturation on body systems and on single and multiple organ system failure. * Responds to the growing need for pediatric critical care nursing in alternative settings. * Includes sections on Shock, Transplantation, Toxic Ingestions, Thermal Injury, Resuscitation, HIV in the Critically Ill Child, and more.
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Book Description W B Saunders Co, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110721631207
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