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Readership: PRIMARY READERSHIP: Children's nursing students either on pre-registration children's nursing courses, general and children's nursing courses or those undertaking post registration courses to specialise as a children's nurse.
SECONDARY READERSHIP: Newly qualified nurses, and qualified nurses who mentor nursing students. Students on Foundation Children's Nursing courses.
Edited by Imelda Coyne, Trinity College Dublin, Freda Neill, Trinity College Dublin, and Fiona Timmins, Trinity College Dublin
"10/10 I am very likely to recommend this book to child branch students
" - Rachel Sales, Lecturer, University of the West of England
"I would recommend this text: the rationale is clear with a good step by step guide to the skills, clearly written, laid out and explained.
" - Patricia Joy Doyle, Senior Lecturer Children's Nursing, De Montfort University Leicester
"10/10 This looks like a very exciting book
" - Carol Chamley, Senior Lecturer and Course Director Children and Young People's Nursing, Coventry University
"I would recommend this as an excellent book to child branch students
" - Gill Langmack, Lecturer, Child branch, University of Nottingham
"The advantage of this book would be a review of the anatomy and physiology prior to each skill and the online self assessment resources.
" - Heather M Dale Senior Lecturer - Children's Nursing, University of Wolverhampton
"I think this text will be an excellent way for students to develop their skills
" - Alison Flynn, Nurse, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool
"I think the anatomy and physiology section is excellent and written in a clear and concise way... I would definitely recommend this text book
" - Paula Norman, Continuing Care Nurse, Southwark PCT
"I am extremely impressed with this book and wish that it had been available when I started my training... it is the best I have seen... all topics are covered... well written, to the point and very relevant.
" - Carys Fitzpatrick, Student Nurse, Edge Hill University
"Compares well to other textbooks... it brings together topics which in the past I may have had to access more than one textbook to get." - Tracy Henderson, Student nurse Napier University
"a very good clinical skills text... each skill is very clearly explained and I liked how every time family centred care is bought into the procedure, because this is a very important aspect of caring for a child... prior knowledge is very good... everything is up to date.
" - Laura King, Student Nurse, London South Bank University
"This book has more detail than most, with skills set out in a clear and concise format. Easy to understand terminology should help students carry out the skills out with confidence
" - Laura Mason, Student, Leeds University
2: Introduction to core principles in children's nursing
3: Summary of normal child growth and development
4: Consent and legal and ethical matters
5: Essential skills
6: Essential care
7: Drug administration
8: Respiratory system
9: Cardiovascular system
10: Neurological system
11: Renal system
12: Gastrointestinal system
13: Musculo-skeletal system
14: Endocrine System
15: Integumentary system
16: Reproductive System