Oxford handbook of children's and young people's nursing


Glasper, Edward Alan, McEwing, Gillian and Richardson, Jim (eds.) (2006) Oxford handbook of children's and young people's nursing , Oxford, GB, Oxford University Press, 1048pp. (Oxford Handbooks in Nursing).

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Children's and young people's (CYP) nursing requires special skills and a unique perspective. The Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. Written for both practising and student nurses, it is a comprehensive and reliable guide to the care of children and young people in a family context.

Giving a complete picture of the role of the CYP nurse, the contents are arranged to mirror the key concepts of CYP nursing. Helping you achieve the best possible results for your patients, the authors offer a wealth of recommendations, guidance and information from their years of experience. Whatever situation you are in, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing will give you the information you need.

Designed to allow any nurse to deliver safe and effective care, basic principles and emergency protocols enable action to be taken in any setting and without expert assistance. Core content includes assessment; management; and advice to the family; with sections on recognition of deviations from the norm; the interpretation of clinical findings and investigations; and measures to promote successful care practice. Further key topics include normal growth and development, religion, culture and spirituality, professional issues, pain, palliative care and a separate section on paediatric emergencies.

So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out with one topic per page, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbook to be customised to meet your specific needs. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with hard-wearing plastic covers.

Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion to practising and student nurses, and to all who need to understand the special issues associated with children's and young people's nursing.

Readership: (1) Students following the children's nursing branch (2) Qualified children's and young people's nurses (3) Primary care nurses; community nurses; health visitors; school nurses (4) Students on the adult nursing branch who have to cover children's nursing issues

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0198569572 (hardback)
9780198569572 (paperback)
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Keywords: care of children, young people, family context, expert guidance, nurse's role
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Superseded (SONM) > Superseded (HSR)
ePrint ID: 42496
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:27
Publisher: Oxford University Press
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/42496

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