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Nursing Care of Children
Nursing Care of Children : Principles and Practice, 4th Edition
By Susan R. James, PhD, MSN, RN, Kristine Nelson, RN, MN and Jean Ashwill, MSN, RN
Mar 26, 2012 ISBN: 9781455703661
Suggested retail price $91.95

Also available as a eBook
on VitalSource and Kno
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Position your students to properly care for children with the 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 needed. Plus, dramatically streamlined content and new learning tools make this new edition even more tailored to your students’ learning needs.

  • 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 students in determining best practices in their care of children.
  • Patient-Centered Care boxes guide the student in teaching the parents and child about self-care in the home and follow-up care in community-based health care settings.
  • Expert reviews of chapter content ensures all chapters include current practices, terms, and updated information.
  • Streamlined Nursing Care Plans have been reformatted to make them easier to read and use.
  • Illustrated Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common nursing tasks.
  • Health Promotion boxes summarize information from the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach students how to perform a comprehensive assessment of well infants and children at various ages.
  • Pathophysiology boxes explain changes in physiology that occur in a variety of diseases and disorders in children.
  • Nursing process highlighted in nursing care plan and in-text discussion.
  • Updated photos throughout the book keep the text up-to-date and visually appealing to students.
  • Key concepts are highlighted in the book. Definitions are provided in a glossary.
    • 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.

    Educator Resources on Evolve:

    • Conversion guides
    • Curriculum guides for 4-week, 8-week, and 16-week courses
    • Image collection
    • TEACH for Nurses
      • Lesson plans
      • Open book quizzes
      • Supplemental resources
      • Teaching strategies for the classroom, clinical, and lab

    • PowerPoint slides
    • 700+ question test bank, page references in ExamView

    Student Resources on Evolve:

    • Animations
    • Answer key, critical thinking exercises
    • Audio glossary
    • Common pediatric laboratory tests and normal values
    • Denver Developmental Screening Test II
    • Drug calculations for pediatrics
    • Growth charts
    • Key point summaries
    • Over 300 NCLEX Examination review questions
    • Normal blood pressure readings for children
    • Pediatric assessment video clips
    • Illustrated pediatric skills
    • Resources for health care providers and families
    • Standard precautions
    Other ISBNs:

    • Title:Nursing Care of Children - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)
      ISBN: 9781455743315 Price:$91.95

    • Title:Nursing Care of Children - Pageburst E-Book on Kno (Retail Access Card)
      ISBN: 9780323185394 Price:$91.95

    • Title:Nursing Care of Children - Pageburst E-Book on Kno
      ISBN: 9781455775101 Price:$91.95

    • Title:Study Guide for Nursing Care of Children - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource
      ISBN: 9781455746699 Price:$34.95

    • Title:Nursing Care of Children - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource
      ISBN: 9781455703678 Price:$91.95


    • Title:Nursing Care of Children - Text and Simulation Learning System Package
      ISBN: 9781455774807 Price:$130.95


    1: Introduction to Nursing Care of Children


    2: Family-Centered Nursing Care

    3: Communicating with Children and Families

    4: Health Promotion for the Developing Child

    5: Health Promotion for the Infant

    6: Health Promotion During Early Childhood

    7: Health Promotion for the School Age Child

    8: Health Promotion for the Adolescent


    9: Physical Assessment of Children

    10: Emergency Care of the Child

    11: The Ill Child in the Hospital and Other Care Settings

    12: The Child With a Chronic Condition or Terminal Illness

    13: Principles and Procedures for Nursing Care of Children

    14: Medication Administration and Safety for Infants and Children

    15: Pain Management for Children


    16: The Child with a Fluid and Electrolyte Alteration

    17: The Child with an Infectious Disease

    18: The Child with an Immunologic Alteration

    19: The Child With a Gastrointestinal Alteration

    20: The Child With a Genitourinary Alteration

    21: This Child with a Respiratory Alteration

    22: The Child With a Cardiovascular Alteration

    23: The Child With a Hematologic Alteration

    24: The Child with Cancer

    25: The Child with Major Alterations in Tissue Integrity

    26: The Child With a Musculoskeletal Alteration

    27: The Child With an Endocrine or Metabolic Alteration

    28: The Child with an Neurologic Alteration

    29: Problems in Children and Families

    30: The Child With a Developmental Disability

    31: The Child with a Sensory Alteration