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Paediatric Nursing Skills for Australian Nurses

Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Jennifer Fraser, University of Sydney
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Paediatric Nursing Skills for Australian Nurses is the first Australia-focused, dedicated paediatric skills text for undergraduate students. Integrating the theoretical and clinical components of nursing knowledge, the authors outline the clinical skills needed in the care of children and young people. The journey begins with an introduction to communication - an essential skill for any paediatric nurse - before exploring crucial topics such as mental health, nutrition and medication. These discussions are presented in connection with the latest national competency…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Contents
pp v-ix
List of Contributors
pp x-xii
Acknowledgements
pp xiii-xiv
Chapter 1 - Communicating with children, young people and their families
pp 1-16
By Jennifer Fraser, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Clare Davies, University of Sydney
Chapter 2 - Skills for protecting children
pp 17-36
By Robyn Penny, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Jennifer Fraser, University of Sydney, New South Wales
Chapter 3 - Paediatric assessment skills
pp 37-58
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Catherine Marron, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
Chapter 4 - Mental health nursing skills
pp 59-80
By Jennifer Fraser, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Lisa Hutchinson, Queensland Health, Sarah McDowell, Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick, Carla Trudgett, Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick
Chapter 5 - Adolescent nursing skills
pp 81-100
By Lisa Hutchinson, Queensland Health, Jennifer Fraser, University of Sydney, New South Wales
Chapter 6 - Wound and skin care
pp 101-123
By Ibi Patane, Queensland University of Technology
Chapter 7 - Administration of medication
pp 124-145
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Dianne Maher, University of Southern Queensland's Ipswich campus, Ibi Patane, Queensland University of Technology
Chapter 8 - Pain assessment and management
pp 146-168
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Catherine Kotzur, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland
Chapter 9 - Neurological nursing skills
pp 169-183
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Meg Caughlan, Queensland University of Technology
Chapter 10 - Respiratory nursing skills
pp 184-207
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Loretta Scaini-Clarke, Queensland Health
Chapter 11 - Cardiovascular nursing skills
pp 208-232
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Ruth McCaffery, Paediatric Nurse Educator for West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, Deborah Pegg, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane
Chapter 12 - Supporting breastfeeding
pp 233-252
By Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland, Bridget Roache, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
Chapter 13 - Fluid balance and nutrition
pp 253-274
By Nicola Brown, Professional Practice and Innovation Centre at Tresillian Family Care Centres in New South Wales, Janet Green, Children's Hospital Westmead in Sydney, Australia
Chapter 14 - Elimination
pp 275-294
By Ibi Patane, Queensland University of Technology, Elizabeth Forster, Griffith University, Queensland
Index
pp 295-313
Paediatric Nursing Skills for Australian Nurses
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Online ISBN: 9781316822630
Published online: 06 August 2018
Paperback ISBN: 9781316628195
Paperback publication date: 11 January 2018

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