Essential Pediatric Nursing

by Piyush Gupta, Poonam Joshi, Pooja Dewan

The purpose of this book “Essentials of Pediatric Nursing” is to provide comprehensive, easy to understand and unambiguous material to the students as per the syllabus given by Indian Nursing Council (INC). The latest edition now provides detailed elaboration of basics and pathophysiology in several chapters which will enable readers to have greater clarity of concepts. The Chapter Outline in the beginning and the Glossary at the end will help the nursing students to familiarize themselves with the chapter content and various terminologies to plan their learning activities. The book includes 34 chapters which cover detailed clinical evaluation of children, normal growth and development in different age groups right from neonatal to adolescent period, health promotion including preventive pediatrics, deviation from normal pattern, and different disease conditions affecting the children and their management. In addition, pediatric nursing procedures and integrated management of neonatal and childhood illnesses (IMNCI) have been described in depth. Nursing care of the children affected with various medical and surgical disease conditions using nursing care plans are incorporated wherever needed. All pictures are available in color. Each chapter has a list of important questions as well as multiple choice questions (MCQs) at the end which will enable the students to recapitulate important concepts as well as guide them for the preparation of examinations.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupta Piyush
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Joshi Poonam
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
3. Dewan Pooja University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
ISBN 9789354650024
Speciality Pediatric Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18766
Edition 5/e
Publishing Year 2022
Pages 628
Book Type Textbook


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