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Pocket Guide to Pediatric Surgical Nursing

Author(s): American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA)
  • ISBN-13: 9780763751074
  • ISBN-10:0763751073
  • Spiral/paperback    644 pages      © 2008
Price: $104.95 US List
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This handy pocket guide is an excellent reference for anyone in pediatric nursing or as a companion to the larger text, Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, Second Edition. It offers quick access to a variety of information on all aspects of pediatric general surgery from a nursing perspective.

Section I – Special Considerations in the Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient

Chapter 1: Bowel Management

Chapter 2: Burns

Chapter 3: Discharge Planning for the Technology Dependent Child

Chapter 4: Fluids and Electrolytes

Chapter 5: Neonate and Surgery

Chapter 6: Nutrition of the Surgical Patient

Chapter 7: Ostomies

Chapter 8: Pain Management and Sedations

Chapter 9: Perioperative Preparation

Chapter 10: Trauma

Chapter 11: Tubes & Drains

Chapter 12: Vascular Access

Chapter 13: Wound Care

Section II – Pediatric Surgical Conditions

Chapter 14: Anorectal Malformations

Chapter 15: Appendicitis

Chapter 16: Biliary Atresia

Chapter 17: Bronchogenic cyst

Chapter 18: Cholecystectomy

Chapter 19: Choledochal Cyst

Chapter 20: Circumcision

Chapter 21: Congenital cyst adematoid malformation (CCAM)

Chapter 22: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

Chapter 23: Cysts, Common: Venous malformation, branchial cleft remnant, dermoid cyst, ganglion cyst, hemangioma, lymphadenopathy, lymphangioma, pilonidal cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst

Chapter 24: Duodenal Atresia

Chapter 25: Empyema

Chapter 26: Esophageal Atresia/ Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Chapter 27: Fetal Surgery

Chapter 28: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Chapter 29: Gastroschisis

Chapter 30: Hepatic Tumors

Chapter 31: Hirschsprung’s Disease

Chapter 32: Hydrocele

Chapter 33: Inguinal Hernia

Chapter 34: Intestinal Atresias

Chapter 35: Intussusception

Chapter 36: Malrotation

Chapter 37:   Meckel’s Diverticulum

Chapter 38: Meconium Ileus

Chapter 39: Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)

Chapter 40: Neuroblastoma

Chapter 41: Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Chapter 42: Omphalocele

Chapter 43: Pectus Excavatum

Chapter 44: Pneumothorax

Chapter 45: Pulmonary sequestration

Chapter 46: Pyloric Stenosis

Chapter 47: Rhabdomyosarcoma

Chapter 48: Splenectomy

Chapter 49: Transplant, Intestinal

Chapter 50: Transplant, Liver

Chapter 51: Transplant, Renal

Chapter 52: Umbilical Hernias

Chapter 53: Undescended Testes

Chapter 54: Volvulus Midgut

Chapter 55: Wilm’s tumor

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