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Pediatric Home Care for Nurses: A Family-Centered Approach, Third Edition

Author(s): Wendy Votroubek, RN, MPH
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763755867
  • Paperback    748 pages      © 2010
Price: $225.95 US List
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Pediatric Home Care for Nurses is a practice-based text perfect for either students or for supporting pediatric nurses practicing in a home-care setting. The text includes a variety of nursing information required for this type of care across a large spectrum of physiologic categories and acuity levels. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current practice and technology and includes a new focus on evidence based practice.

New Features Include:

  • Evidence Based Practice Text Boxes
  • Nurses in Action Text Boxes
  • Family Focus Boxes
  • Case Studies and Care Plans
  • Nursing Diagnoses and Intervention Tables

Coming Soon - model care plans, assessment tables and charts for nurses and students to print out

Section  I  Theoretical and Conceptual Components of Pediatric Home Care
  Chapter  1  Theoretical Foundations for the Nursing of Families
  Chapter  2  Ethics in Pediatric Home Care
  Chapter  3  Financing of Pediatric Home Care
  Chapter  4  Nursing Assessment of the Family
Section  II  Nursing Care of Children and Families–Diagnoses
  Chapter  5  Care of the High-Risk/Medically Fragile Infant
  Chapter  6  Care of the Child with Altered Neurophysiological Function
  Chapter  7  Care of the Child with Altered Respiratory Function
  Chapter  8  Care of the Child with Altered Cardiac Function
  Chapter  9  Enteral Devices and Intestinal Diversions for the Child with Altered Gastrointestinal Function
  Chapter  10  Care of the Child with Altered Gastrointestinal Function
  Chapter  11  Care of the Child with Altered Endocrine Function
  Chapter  12  Care of the Child with Altered Renal Function
  Chapter  13  Care of the Child with Altered Liver Function
  Chapter  14  Home Care of the Child with Altered Hematopoietic Function
  Chapter  15  Care of the Child with Cancer
  Chapter  16  Care of the Child Post Organ Transplant
Section  III  Nursing Care of Children and Families–Developing Practice
  Chapter  17  Pediatric Pharmacology
  Chapter  18  Pediatric Pain Assessment and Management
  Chapter  19  Life Span and Developmental Transitions
  Chapter  20  International Views: Community-Based Palliative Nursing Care in the United Kingdom
  Chapter  21  Family-Centered Care Coordination
  Chapter  22  The Nurse Role in Parent Education
  Chapter  23  Parenting the Special Needs Child
Section  IV  Nursing Care of Children and Families–The Interdisciplinary Team
  Chapter  24  The Role of Physical Therapy in Pediatric Care
  Chapter  25  The Role of Occupational Therapy in Pediatric Care
  Chapter  26  The Role of Speech-Language Pathology in Pediatric Care
  Chapter  27  The Role of Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Care
  Chapter  28  The Role of Special Educators and Special Education Law in Pediatric Care
  Chapter  29  Social Work
  Chapter  30  Family Voices

Wendy Votroubek, RN, MPH