The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices

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Susan Macqueen, Elizabeth Bruce, Faith Gibson
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 20, 2012 - Medical - 504 pages
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Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. "The" "Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices" is an evidence-based manual of practical skills in children's nursing which builds on the extensive expertise developed at Great Ormond Street Hospital. It encompasses all aspects of children's nursing from the most basic aspects of everyday practice to advanced practice in high dependency and intensive care to provide a comprehensive resource for all qualified nurses, students, and other health-care professionals involved in caring for children, both in the hospital and the community setting.

Children's and young people's nursing presents unique challenges. "The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual" utilises the latest clinical research and expert clinical knowledge to address these challenges, and provides the underlying theory and evidence for nursing care of children. It provides a definitive guide to clinical skills procedures in children's and young people's nursing which enables nurses working with children and young people to practice confidently and deliver clinically effective family-centred care.

Key featuresOffers access to clinical procedures developed through the extensive expertise from Great Ormond Street HospitalContains evidence-based recommendations for expert careEncompasses all aspects of children's careContains procedures guidelines students can rely on and effectively use in practice following qualficationHighlights specific needs of neonates and adolescentsPlaced in the context of inter-disciplinary care of the childIncludes the rationale for each procedure - the 'why' as well as 'how'Information presented in a similar way to "The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures" - offering continuity to those working in both adult and paediatric settings

  

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Contents

Chapter 2 Allergy and anaphylaxis
32
Chapter 3 Biopsies
36
Chapter 4 Administration of blood components and products
39
Chapter 5 Bowel care
52
Chapter 6 Burns and scalds
68
Chapter 7 Child protection
82
Chapter 8 Cytotoxic drugs
99
Chapter 9 Fluid balance
107
Chapter 18 Neurological care
18
Chapter 19 Nutrition and feeding
473
Chapter 20 Orthopaedic care
512
Chapter 21 Pain management
539
Chapter 22 Palliative care
577
Chapter 23 Perioperative care
598
Chapter 24 Play as a therapeutic tool
609
Chapter 25 Poisoning and overdose
625

Chapter 10 Personal hygiene and pressure ulcer prevention
131
Chapter 11 Immunisations
187
Chapter 12 Infection prevention and control
142
Chapter 13 Intravenous and intraarterial access
11
Chapter 14 Investigations
50
Chapter 15 Administration of medicines
15
Chapter 16 Moving and handling
16
Chapter 17 Neonatal care
17
Chapter 26 Respiratory care
635
Chapter 27 Resuscitation practices
663
Chapter 28 Tracheostomy care and management
693
Chapter 29 Urinary catheter care
718
Chapter 30 Drug withdrawal prevention and management
734
Index
746
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About the author (2012)

Sue Macqueen is now retired but was a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Infection Control at Great Ormond Street.

Elizabeth Bruce is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Pain Control Service at Great Ormond Street.

Faith Gibson is a Clinical Professor of Children and Young People's Cancer Care at Great Ormond Street

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