Children’s and young people’s nursing requires special skills and a unique perspective. The Oxford Handbook of Children’s and Young People’s Nursing gives concise, practical, and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse’s role. Written for both practising and student nurses, it is a comprehensive and reliable guide to the care of children and young people in a family context. The second edition includes the most up-to-date legislation, policy, and practice including the latest NICE guidelines on child healthcare.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Fundamental aspects of children’s and young people’s nursing Chapter 2 Legal and professional issues Chapter 3 Administration of medicines in children’s and young people’s nursing Chapter 4 Skin problems and communicable diseases Chapter 5 Neurological problems Chapter 6 Respiratory problems Chapter 7 Cardiovascular problems Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal and dietary problems Chapter 9 Genitourinary problems Chapter 10 Reproductive problems Chapter 11 Musculoskeletal problems Chapter 12 Sensory problems Chapter 13 Haematology and immunity problems Chapter 14 Care of the child or young person with cancer Chapter 15 Endocrine and metabolic disorders Chapter 16 Neonatal care Chapter 17 Care of the child or young person with a congenital genetic problem Chapter 18 Care of the child or young person with mental health problems Chapter 19 Chronic illness or disability Chapter 20 High dependency and intensive care