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Pediatric Physical Examination & Health Assessment

Pediatric Physical Examination & Health Assessment explores physical examinations of pediatric clients from newborn through adolescence while providing key insights into how to conduct and assess them. A beginning guide for those learning to perform physical examinations on patients from birth through adolescence, this text describes the many examination techniques for infants and children throughout their development. Approaching each system from a developmental perspective, each chapter addresses a specific system divided into four major components: interviewing techniques, anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, and normal variations and common abnormal findings all detailing how to approach each age group from infant to adolescent. Since treating pediatric patients requires building ease and trust, each chapter includes seize the opportunity suggestions to help you assess that part of the body readily available without being intrusive or causing fear and discomfort. Further, following many chapters is a case study that incorporates diagnostic reasoning, critical thinking, and evidence-based practice.

Susan S. Sawyer (Author)

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Nursing Care Of The Pediatric Surgical Patient (Browne, Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient)

Published In Partnership With American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA), Nursing Care Of The Pediatric Surgical Patient, Third Edition Is The Must-Have Resource For All Healthcare Providers Involved In The Care Of The General Pediatric Surgical Patient. Representing The Educational Mission Of APSNA To Improve The Nursing Care Of Pediatric Surgical Patients, This Textbook Includes Information On Pre- And Post-Operative Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Innovative Therapies, Surgically Treated Congenital Anomalies, Pediatric Solid Tumors, And Care Of Tubes, Drains, Wounds, And Ostomies. This Text Teaches Readers How To Be Technologically Savvy, Clinically Competent, And Able To Tend To Emotional And Psychosocial Needs Of The Child And Family. Completely Updated And Revised, This New Edition Includes An Expanded Focus On Topics Such As Organ Transplantation, Pain, Bowel Management, And Fluid And Electrolytes.

Nancy Tkacz Browne (Author), Laura M. Flanigan (Author), Carmel A. McComiskey (Author), Pam Pieper (Author)

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