Taking a unique approach to the study of children's nursing, this book tackles the broad, overarching issues which are essential to contemporary practice chapter by chapter. The authors focus on critically analysing research, evidence and theory, to help students meet the needs of the new degree curriculum. Clinical case studies are included in every chapter, as are opportunities for reflection and review, creating clear links between academic theory and professional practice. Core themes addressed across the book include promoting health, safeguarding children and parenting. It will be essential reading for pre-registration child nursing students across the UK and internationally.