Author: Mikki Meadows-Oliver
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Create a strong foundation in pediatric nursing care -- and gain empowering skills and confidence -- with the fully updated PediatricNursingmade Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. This fully illustrated, enjoyable guide offers easy-to-remember ways to strengthen your understanding and retention of common pediatric conditions at every level of child development. An irreplaceable on-the-job reference for all new nurses, this go-to resource supports class materials, is the ideal study partner for NCLEX®, HESI or CPN exam preparation, and is an excellent refresher for experienced nurses. Absorb expert knowledge and real-life guidance on pediatric nursing care: NEW and updated content in concise, bulleted format for easy quick-reference End-of-book learning support - the "Practice Makes Perfect" practice test that mimics NCLEX® style and content Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions and clinical guidance on topics such as: The role of the pediatric nurse, family-centered care, and pediatric care standards Pediatric pain assessment and management Meeting the needs of the hospitalized and special needs child Developmental aspects of pediatric care - factors that influence growth and development in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence Common pediatric conditions affecting different body systems, including problems in the neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and metabolic, hematologic and immunologic, and dermatologic systems Infectious diseases and immunizations Special chapter features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter "Nurse Joy and Jake" - expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders and offer reassurance Cultured pearls - insights on unique cultural aspects of care, by cultural group Memory joggers - memory aids that help you grasp and retain difficult concepts Growing pains - descriptions, expectations and risks for each developmental stage It's all relative - teaching tips and checklists for family education Advice from experts - helpful tips and insights from experienced pediatric nurses Education edge - teaching tips and checklists for patient education Quick quiz - multiple-choice, end-of-chapter questions written in NCLEX® format, followed by answers and rationales About the Clinical Editor Mikki Meadows-Oliver, PhD, MPH, PNP-BC, RN, is an Assistant Professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and holds a joint clinical appointment at the Pediatric Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut.