Marlow?s Textbook of Pediatric Nursing (Adapted for South Asian Ed.)

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Author: Marlow/Kalia
Edition: 1st SAE
ISBN: 9788131233160
Language: English
Published: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier, India

Marlow’s Textbook of Pediatric Nursing has long been the book of choice for teaching paediatric nursing to nursing students. Written as a basic text for beginning the students in paediatric nursing and as a reference source for practising nurses, the book provides rare-to-find details about the problems and developmental needs of the children during health and sickness, with the up-to-date nursing care measures.

Marlow’s Textbook of Pediatric Nursing

 (Adapted for South Asian Ed.)

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Marlow’s Textbook of Pediatric Nursing has long been the book of choice for teaching paediatric nursing to nursing students. Written as a basic text for beginning the students in paediatric nursing and as a reference source for practising nurses, the book provides rare-to-find details about the problems and developmental needs of the children during health and sickness, with the up-to-date nursing care measures. This South Asian Adaptation of the book brings in full curriculum coverage with simpler presentation, good-quality graphics, improved layout design, and enhanced readability.

Key Features

  • Best coverage and presentation of child’s growth and development from birth through adolescence
  • Multidisciplinary perspective comprising anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical therapy specific to children
  • Interpretation of the holistic knowledge base using the nursing process
  • Systemic classification of the content facilitating easy location of topics
  • Multiple aspects of diseases/problems together with nursing management
  • Up-to-date information on treatment techniques and nursing management methods

New to This Edition

  • Simpler, less voluminous than the previous edition
  • Fully compliant to the prescribed curriculum
  • Easy-to-read, interesting and involving disposition, which leads the reader through the various facets of paediatric nursing
  • Improved layout, design and presentation
  • Enhanced-quality photographs, illustrations redrawn afresh
  • Chapter Outline added in the beginning of every chapter
  • Chapter in a Nutshell added in end of every chapter, to help the learner quickly recapitulate the gist of the lengthy chapters

Table of Contents

Unit - I: Introduction to the Family and Child Care

Chapter 1 Perspectives on the Nurse’s Role in Child Care

Chapter 2 The Nurse’s Role in the Care of Children

Chapter 3 The Family

Chapter 4 The Nursing Process in the Care of Children

Unit - II: Assessment of Children

Chapter 5 Physical Assessment

Chapter 6 Growth and Development of Children

Chapter 7 Nutrition, Fluids, and Electrolytes

Unit - III: The Child and the Illness

Chapter 8 Developmental Differences and Illness

Chapter 9 The Ill Child and the Health Care System

Chapter 10 Nursing Management of the Ill Child

Chapter 11 Concepts of Illness: Acute, Chronic, and Life Threatening

Unit - IV: The Neonate

Chapter 12 The Neonate, the Family, and the Nurse

Chapter 13 The High-Risk Neonate

Chapter 14 The Neonate Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care

Chapter 15 The Neonate Requiring Long-Term Care

Unit - V: The Infant

Chapter 16 The Normal Infant: Growth, Development, and Care

Chapter 17 The Infant Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care

Chapter 18 The Infant Requiring Long-Term Care

Unit - VI: The Toddler

Chapter 19 The Normal Toddler: Growth, Development, and Care

Chapter 20 The Toddler Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care

Chapter 21 The Toddler Requiring Long-Term Care

Unit - VII: The Preschool Child

Chapter 22 The Normal Preschool Child: Growth, Development, and Care

Chapter 23 The Preschool Child Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care

Chapter 24 The Preschool Child Requiring Long-Term Care

Unit - VIII: The School Child

Chapter 25 The Normal School Child: Growth, Development, and Care

Chapter 26 The School Child Requiring Immediate or Short-Term Care

Chapter 27 The School Child Requiring Long-Term Care

Unit - IX: The Pubescent and the Adolescent

Chapter 28 The Normal Pubescent and Adolescent: Growth, Development, and Care

Chapter 29 Health Concerns of the Pubescent and the Adolescent

Chapter 30 The Adolescent Requiring Long-Term Care