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The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405109321Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118274224
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing PracticesDDC classification:
  • 618.9200231 618.9200231
LOC classification:
  • RJ245
Online resources:
Contents:
The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Assessment; Introduction; Measuring vital signs, height and weight; Review of systems; Blood pressure; References; Chapter 2: Allergy and anaphylaxis; Introduction; Allergy and the immune response; Diagnosis and management of allergy; Management of anaphylaxis; Food allergy; Respiratory allergy; Allergens in the healthcare setting; Conclusion; Key texts; References; Useful websites; Chapter 3: Biopsies; Introduction; Liver biopsy
Chapter 6: Burns and scaldsIntroduction; Common causes of burns in children; Overview of anatomy of the skin; Classification of burns; First aid following a burn; Fluid resuscitation for major burns; Wound healing and wound care; Which dressing?; Nutrition; Psychological care following a burn; References; Chapter 7: Child protection; Introduction; The hospital setting; An individual and corporate responsibility; Defining child abuse and neglect; The effects of abuse and neglect; Sources of stress for families; Children with disabilities; Difference and culture
Chemotherapy administrationLegislation; Consent; Safe handling; Reconstitution and preparation of chemotherapeutic agents; Personal protective equipment; Work practices; Safe administration of chemotherapy; Routes of administration; Intrathecal route; References; Chapter 9: Fluid balance; Introduction; Fluid balance in the ill child; Vascular access; Haemofiltration; Peritoneal dialysis; Interventions; References; Further reading; Chapter 10: Personal hygiene and pressure ulcer prevention; Introduction; Bathing; Toileting; Nappy care; Nail care; Oral hygiene; Eye care; Ear care
Pressure ulcer prevention
Punch skin biopsyRenal biopsy; Bone marrow aspirate and trephine; References; Chapter 4: Administration of blood components and products; Introduction; An overview of blood transfusion; Administration of red cells; Administration of platelets; Administration of fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Administration of cryoprecipitate; Administration of albumin; Administration of immunoglobulin; Administration of coagulation factors; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Bowel care; Introduction; Constipation; Treatment of constipation; Diarrhoea; Transanal colonic irrigation; Stoma care; References
The legal framework, national and political influencesLearning from serious case reviews; A safeguarding culture; Implications for nursing practice; The Common Assessment Framework (CAF); Practice guidance for the children's nurse; Professional responsibilities of staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital; Procedures for children attending A&E; Procedures for children admitted to hospital; Fabricated or induced illness: concerns or suspicion; Pre-discharge planning procedure; A final word - communication with other agencies; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 8: Cytotoxic drugs
Summary: Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. TheGreat 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 professio
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The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Assessment; Introduction; Measuring vital signs, height and weight; Review of systems; Blood pressure; References; Chapter 2: Allergy and anaphylaxis; Introduction; Allergy and the immune response; Diagnosis and management of allergy; Management of anaphylaxis; Food allergy; Respiratory allergy; Allergens in the healthcare setting; Conclusion; Key texts; References; Useful websites; Chapter 3: Biopsies; Introduction; Liver biopsy

Chapter 6: Burns and scaldsIntroduction; Common causes of burns in children; Overview of anatomy of the skin; Classification of burns; First aid following a burn; Fluid resuscitation for major burns; Wound healing and wound care; Which dressing?; Nutrition; Psychological care following a burn; References; Chapter 7: Child protection; Introduction; The hospital setting; An individual and corporate responsibility; Defining child abuse and neglect; The effects of abuse and neglect; Sources of stress for families; Children with disabilities; Difference and culture

Chemotherapy administrationLegislation; Consent; Safe handling; Reconstitution and preparation of chemotherapeutic agents; Personal protective equipment; Work practices; Safe administration of chemotherapy; Routes of administration; Intrathecal route; References; Chapter 9: Fluid balance; Introduction; Fluid balance in the ill child; Vascular access; Haemofiltration; Peritoneal dialysis; Interventions; References; Further reading; Chapter 10: Personal hygiene and pressure ulcer prevention; Introduction; Bathing; Toileting; Nappy care; Nail care; Oral hygiene; Eye care; Ear care

Pressure ulcer prevention

Punch skin biopsyRenal biopsy; Bone marrow aspirate and trephine; References; Chapter 4: Administration of blood components and products; Introduction; An overview of blood transfusion; Administration of red cells; Administration of platelets; Administration of fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Administration of cryoprecipitate; Administration of albumin; Administration of immunoglobulin; Administration of coagulation factors; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Bowel care; Introduction; Constipation; Treatment of constipation; Diarrhoea; Transanal colonic irrigation; Stoma care; References

The legal framework, national and political influencesLearning from serious case reviews; A safeguarding culture; Implications for nursing practice; The Common Assessment Framework (CAF); Practice guidance for the children's nurse; Professional responsibilities of staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital; Procedures for children attending A&E; Procedures for children admitted to hospital; Fabricated or induced illness: concerns or suspicion; Pre-discharge planning procedure; A final word - communication with other agencies; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 8: Cytotoxic drugs

Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. TheGreat 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 professio