Nursing the Neonate

Author: Maggie Meeks,Maggie Hallsworth,Helen Yeo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111869743X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully-updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology. Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations. An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology. Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures

Nursing the Neonate

Author: Maggie Meeks,Maggie Hallsworth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405149744

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 8301

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Praise for the first edition: 'This well structured, comprehensive book was written by [doctors and] nurses for nursing and midwifery students as well as practisingneonatal nurses... Easy to read and well illustrated... I would recommend this book whole heartedly... a valuable addition to any neonatal unit and healthcare library.'--Journal of Neonatal Nursing 'This comprehensive text covers all aspects of neonatal nursing... Research-based, Nursing the Neonate includes references to the most up-to-date research and practice... Would make an excellent resource book for health professionals within this specialty.' --New Zealand College of Midwives Journal Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology. Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations. An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology. Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures

Nursing the Neonate

Author: Maggie Meeks,Maggie Hallsworth,Helen Yeo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 144431467X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 3296

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully-updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology. Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations. An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology. Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures

Nursing the Neonate

Author: Helen Yeo

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632050499

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Nursing the Neonate is written with neonatal, children's nursing and midwifery students in mind, as well as practising neonatal nurses. Clear and accessible, with a host of illustrations, the book begins with a discussion of the history of neonatal nursing and specialist units. It then goes on to look at specific nursing problems and issues facing neonatal nurses, and places them within a wider social, familial and cultural context. This comprehensive text covers all aspects of neonatal nursing. It addresses issues such as discharge planning, stress in the neonatal unit, transcultural nursing and ethics, as well as discussing the clinical care of the newborn and various conditions which may require treatment. Research-based, Nursing the Neonate includes references to the most up-to-date research and practice.

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: Glenys Boxwell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135154600

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing is a comprehensive, evidence-based text for nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies. Written by and for nurses, it concentrates on the common problems occurring within the neonatal intensive care unit. This user-friendly text will enable nurses to recognise, rationalise and remedy these problems using both a multi-systems and an evidence-based approach. Individual chapters include: Professional Development • Developmentally-focused Nursing Care • Resuscitation of the Newborn • Management of Thermal Stability • Management of Respiratory Disorders • Cardiovascular Management • Brain Injury in the Preterm Infant • Haematological Problems • Pain Management • Fluid and Electrolyte Balance • Nutritional management • Neonatal Infection • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures • Neonatal Anaesthesia • Surgical Aspects of Neonatal Intensive Care • Neonatal Transport • Family Support • Ethics and Neonatal Nursing • Medication in the Newborn • Death and Dying in the Neonatal Unit It is essential reading for experienced nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies within the neonatal intensive care unit, for nurses undertaking qualifications in the specialism of neonatal nursing and for pre-registration students undertaking relevant modules or placements.

Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: AWHONN,NANN,AACN,M. Terese Verklan,Marlene Walden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323265014

Category: Medical

Page: 944

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Perfect as a resource in the field or for exam preparation, this authoritative reference from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) includes in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management. The concise outline format highlights the essentials of each condition including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and outcomes to help you find important information quickly. This new edition also features an increased focus on evidence-based practice, new CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, new techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. All necessary information to prepare for the neonatal intensive care nursing certification examination is included. Concise outline format provides access to important nursing considerations associated with the management of the most common conditions in the neonate. Text provides a collaborative effort between the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing - AWHONN, AACN, and NANN. Information on families, ethics, legal issues, research, case management, and the transition to home acknowledge the full scope of neonatal nursing practice. NEW! CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program are just a few of the updates that reveal the importance the new edition places on safety practices and procedures. NEW! Updated chapter on Patient Safety includes selected improvement strategies and resources for neonatal nurses to build a patient safety toolkit, discusses TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety), and recognizes human issues, such as shift work and fatigue. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based practice for preterm infants, medications, and antepartum-intrapartum complications sets the standard for neonatal nursing practice. NEW! Strategies to promote inclusionary care better reflect nursing care today by focusing on family-centered care, comprehensive perinatal records, health care teams in the NICU, and best practices in the care of the late preterm infant. NEW! Comprehensively revised chapter on Immunology identifies risk factors for infection associated with term and preterm infants, distinguishes clinical symptoms and therapies associated with TORCHES CLAP spectrum infections, and includes prevention strategies for hospital-acquired infections. NEW! Thoroughly updated content and references reflect currency and technologic advances. NEW! Refocused chapter on Developmental Care guides the nurse to use assessment within the context of the environment and situation to initiate interventions in the moment or use patterns of responses for developing plans of care and presents core measures on evaluating developmental care practices in the NICU.

Neonatal Nursing Care Handbook, Second Edition

An Evidence-Based Approach to Conditions and Procedures

Author: Carole Kenner, PhD, RNC-NIC, NNP, FAAN,Judy Wright Lott, DSN, RN, BC-NNP, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826171656

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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Neonatal nurses face an ever-changing practice landscape that requires swift decisions and actions. This is an up-to-date, comprehensive, quick reference resource written specifically for neonatal nurses throughout the globe. Designed for speedy information retrieval, it encompasses vital information about commonly encountered conditions and procedures on the neonatal unit. The handbook is written by outstanding neonatal practitioners in accessible language and consistently formatted for ease of use. Illustrations, diagrams and flow charts enhance information, which is divided into sections covering Systems Assessment and Management of Disorders, Special Care Considerations, and Procedures and Diagnostic Tests. Appendices deliver such valuable tools for clinical practice as a list of common abbreviations and pertinent web resources. Also included are downloadable, digital, patient management tools, reusable templates, and quick-reference calculation tools. Key Features: Provides quick-access, current information about common neonatal conditions and procedures Assists neonatal nurses in making sound clinical decisions Written by prominent leaders in the neonatal field Delivers information concisely and clearly for neonatal nursing staff and APs worldwide Enhances content with illustrations, diagrams, and flow charts and digital patient management and calculation tools

Infection in the Neonate

A Comprehensive Guide to Assessment, Management, and Nursing Care

Author: Debbie Fraser Askin

Publisher: N I C U Ink Book Pub

ISBN: 9781887571111

Category: Medical

Page: 246

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Consise guide for neonatal staff nurses for the assessment, diagnosis, and management of boty congenital and neonatal infections.

Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

Author: Sandra L. Gardner,Brian S. Carter,Mary Enzman Hines,Jacinto A. Hernandez

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032332083X

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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Preceded by Merenstein & Gardner's handbook of neonatal intensive care / [edited by] Sandra L. Gardner... [et al.]. 7th ed. c2011.

Straight A's in Maternal-neonatal Nursing

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582556932

Category: Medical

Page: 439

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This easy-to-read outline review follows the unique two-column Straight A's format that lets students choose how they study to improve test scores and final grades. The interior column outlines key facts for in-depth review; the exterior column lists only the most crucial points for quickest review. Other features include pretest questions at the beginning of each chapter; end-of-chapter NCLEX®-style questions; lists of top items to study before a test; Time-Out for Teaching patient-teaching points; Go with the Flow algorithms; and alerts highlighted in a second color. A bound-in CD-ROM contains hundreds of NCLEX®-style questions—including alternate-item format questions—with answers and rationales.

Care of the High-risk Neonate

Author: Marshall H. Klaus

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721677293

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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The fifth edition of this popular reference provides a sound physiological basis for current neonatal care. Expert contributors and a comprehensive question/answer section make it a standard in the field.

Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care

Fifth Edition

Author: Carole Kenner, PhD, NNP, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109764

Category: Medical

Page: 1026

View: 9181

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"This book provides a complete look at neonatal healthcare delivery. This edition includes discussions of contemporary topics of interest, such as informatics, genetics, global health, and family-centered care, which are vital to providers caring for neonates today. The case studies and the evidence-based practice dialogues at the end of each chapter provide great opportunities for further reflection. The book is useful to a wide audience in nursing, including undergraduate and graduate nursing students, practicing neonatal and pediatric nurses, and advanced practice nurses who care for neonates." Score: 92, 4 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This 'classic' has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most up-to-date research findings and strategies for providing cost-effective and evidence-based care. New chapters address emerging infections, the late preterm infant, and neonatal care from a global perspective. Included are updated neonatal care protocols and procedures, neuroprotective risk factors, new treatments, and new trends in developmental care. Text integrates the Institute of Medicine's (10M) five competencies, reflects the Affordable Healthcare Act and the Robert Wood Johnson and 10M report "The Future of Nursing." The text continues to provide neonatal care from a physiologic and pathophysiologic approach, with a major emphasis on nursing management at the bedside and advanced practice level. Each neonatal body system is presented, along with E-B interventions to assist in understanding the 'why' behind what is seen in the clinical area. Integrative management is threaded through the text along with extensive research findings to support practice strategies and rationales for sound clinical decision-making. Topics of recent interest include iatrogenic complications, neonatal pain, use of computers or other technology in neonatal care, and neonatal AIDS. Case studies enhance understanding of both common and rare neonatal conditions. New to the Fifth Edition: New chapters: emerging infections, the late preterm infant, and neonatal care from a global perspective Updated neonatal care protocols and procedures, neuroprotective factors, new treatment modalities and new trends in developmental care Tackles the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Addresses the expansion of the nurse's role in the US and worldwide Provides case studies that lead the reader through the identification, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of common and rare neonatal conditions

Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse

A Nursing Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell

Author: Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826168833

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 5275

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This convenient and easy-to-use orientation reference and care guide provides new neonatal nurses and their preceptors with the core information they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective, holistic care to newborn infants and their families. Addressing the needs of both low-risk and high-risk infants, the guide presents specific, evidence-based interventions in consistently formatted chapters. A special ìorientation guideî is featured in each chapter to acquaint the new neonatal nurse with essential information on procedures, policies, equipment, medications, and evidence-based protocols. Content is divided into key topic areas including physiological adaptations to birth, newborn assessment and basic newborn care, newborn nutrition, common and high-risk neonatal conditions, special topics, and information based on a family-centered care model that addresses parent assessments, needs, and discharge instructions. Features such as Fast Facts in a Nutshell and tables with easy-to-read lab values and data reinforce information. Chapter objectives highlight procedures and policies to know as well as needed equipment, supplies, medications, and evidence-based protocols. Appendices include skills checklist, commonly used medications, abbreviations, and lab values. Pocket-sized and providing essential information at a glance, Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse is a useful guide to ensuring the highest quality of care for newborn infants and their families. Key Features: Provides essential information for new neonatal nurses and their preceptors in concise, consistent, easy-to-use format Encompasses all aspects of effective, evidence-based, holistic care in all practice settings Includes a special ìorientation guideî and ìFast Facts in a Nutshellî in each chapter Offers practice-relevant information for quick retrieval Highlights Health Promotion and Discharge Teaching

For the Love of Babies

One Doctor's Stories about Life in the Neonatal ICU

Author: Sue L. Hall,Sue L. Hall M. D.

Publisher: WorldMaker Media

ISBN: 0982827377

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 318

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For the Love of Babies: One Doctor's Stories About Life in the Neonatal ICU invites readers into the NICU - one area in the hospital that is unfamiliar and frightening to most people - and demystifies the place where extraordinary things transpire. This book is for anyone who has ever wondered how doctors and nurses work under intense pressure to diagnose and treat the smallest of patients and how parents cope with the enormous emotional stresses facing them. It is a touching and unforgettable glimpse into the triumph, loss, happiness, and pain that make up the daily rhythms of life in the NICU.

Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

Author: Gerald B. Merenstein

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323033008

Category: Medical

Page: 1039

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A mainstay reference for neonatal nurses, this updated edition focuses on the collaborative nature of neonatal intensive care and examines evidence-based clinical decision-making to demonstrate every aspect of the intensive care of the neonate, with a strong emphasis on clinical practice.

Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate

Author: Jay P. Goldsmith,Edward Karotkin,Gautham Suresh,Martin Keszler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323392156

Category: Medical

Page: 630

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Extensively updated and featuring a new editorial team, the 6th Edition of Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward Karotkin, Gautham Suresh, and Martin Keszler, continues to be a must-have reference for the entire NICU. Still the only fully comprehensive guide in this fast-changing area, it provides expert guidance on contemporary management of neonatal respiratory diseases, with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacologic and technologic advances to improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns. A new full-color design and chapter layout combine for quick and easy reference. Covers everything you need to know about respiratory management in neonates: general principles and concepts; assessment, diagnosis and monitoring methods; therapeutic respiratory interventions; adjunctive interventions; and special situations and outcomes. Covers basic concepts of pulmonary pathophysiology and gives practical guidance on providing neonatal respiratory support with a variety of techniques, so you can learn both basic and advanced methods in one volume. Offers more than 30 appendices that help you quickly find normal values, assessment charts, ICU flow charts, procedure steps and other useful, printable forms. Reflects the rapid evolution of approaches to respiratory care, including the shift to non-invasive support, as well as changes in oxygenation targets, high-flow nasal therapy, volume ventilation, and sophisticated microprocessor-controlled ventilators. Completely new information on many previously covered topics, including ethical and legal issues related to neonatal mechanical ventilation. Features 11 entirely new chapters, including Radiography, Lung Ultrasound and Other Imaging Modalities; Non-invasive Monitoring of Gas Exchange; Airway Evaluation: Bronchoscopy, Laryngoscopy, Tracheal Aspirates; Special Ventilation Techniques; Cardiovascular Therapy and PPHN; and Quality Improvement in Respiratory Care . Includes new opening summaries that highlight key information in each chapter.

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: AACN,AWHONN,NANN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323392407

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Get ready for your neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam with the only review developed in collaboration with three leading nursing organizations! From AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition prepares you for your examination with hundreds of high-quality study questions and realistic test simulation. Based on the latest test plans of the AACN’s CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the changes to the Core Curriculum and reflect the latest evidence, essential knowledge, and best practices. New to this edition are three new chapters and 225 completely new review questions. This powerful study tool offers unparalleled preparation for your certification exam! Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Realistic exam practice is offered through 675 total questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Online flexibility allows you to organize review questions and test format by your preferred examination, either the AACN or NCC. Online exam simulation - included free with each new copy of the book - mirrors the test-taking experience with an interactive, timed format. Customized study lets you choose whether to work through online questions in Study Mode or Examination Mode. Online remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and in-book remediation provides rationales for correct answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere. 225 NEW review questions include 75 in the book and 150 additional online questions on the Evolve companion website. Thoroughly UPDATED review content reflects AACN’s latest CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s latest Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition, and the newest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care. NEW! Three new chapters include Grieving Process, Quality Improvement, and Facilitation of Learning. NEW focus on culturally sensitive care is included in an expanded Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care chapter. UPDATED rationales in the Answer Key are referenced to the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines. Compatibility with IPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices allows online exam practice that is easy and convenient.

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing - E-Book

Author: AACN,NANN,AWHONN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570413X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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The only exam review for the two leading neonatal critical-care nursing certification examinations, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition prepares you for your exam with realistic questions and test simulation. Based on the blueprints of the AACN's CCRN-Neonatal exam and the NCC's Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 3rd Edition, and reflect essential knowledge, the latest evidence, and best practices. A total of 600 questions and answers with rationales are provided. Developed by the AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, this powerful review tool offers excellent preparation for your certification exam! This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Realistic exam practice is offered through questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Updated questions reflect the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition, and the latest test plans by both AACN and NCC. Complete remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere.

Nursing Care of Children - E-Book

Principles and Practice

Author: Susan R. James,Kristine Nelson,Jean Ashwill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329345X

Category: Medical

Page: 880

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Master the art of caring for children with most effective, efficient, and affordable title on pediatric nursing care. Taking on a family focus, this student-friendly text teaches growth, development, and information on the major body system alterations. Plus, dramatically streamlined content and new learning tools make this new edition even more tailored to your learning needs. Expert reviews of chapter content ensure all chapters include current practices, terms, and updated information. Health Promotion boxes summarize information from the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach you how to perform a comprehensive assessment of well infants and children at various ages. Illustrated Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common nursing tasks. Pathophysiology boxes explain changes in physiology that occur in a variety of diseases and disorders in children. Nursing process highlighted in nursing care plans and in-text discussions. Clinical Reference pages provide students with easy-to-find reference sections, including basic anatomy and physiology, pediatric differences, related laboratory and diagnostic tests, and commonly prescribed medications. Safety Alert boxes highlight patient safety as part of the QSEN initiative for better outcomes of nursing care. Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes (formerly Using Research to Improve Practice) assist you in determining best practices in your future care of children. Patient-Centered Care boxes guide you in teaching the parents and child about self-care in the home and follow-up care in community-based health care settings. Streamlined Nursing Care Plans have been reformatted to make them easier to read and use. Updated photos throughout the book keep the text up-to-date and visually appealing. Key concepts are highlighted in the book and their definitions are provided in a glossary.