Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition of this prize-winning title retains the high level of illustration and accessibility that has made it so popular worldwide with medical students and trainees approaching clinical specialty exams. Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics has been translated into eight languages over its life.
This text contains 300 multiple-choice questions, arranged as five practice papers of 60 questions each, and a sixth paper of data interpretation/grey-case questions. The format of the multiple-choice papers is based on that used for the Diploma in Child Health (DCH) examination.
The authors of the handbook are a group of experienced paediatric anaesthetists who have each distilled their area of expertise into a concise summary of current best practice. The result is factual, practical, and easy to access.
Offers a everyday reference for fast, accurate bedside consultation. This book includes chapters on palliative care, toxicology, dermatology, and growth and nutrition that help you streamline diagnosis and treatment.
Provides useful examples of day-to-day nanny work, based on good child care theory and practice, as well as the experiences of real-life nannies. This work includes topics such as: establishing effective working relationships with children and their parents; promoting children's emotional well-being; managing children's behaviour; and more.
Reflects the trend towards a core curriculum and self-directed learning. This book's content is restricted to the 'must know' core information presented in a synoptic style. Each chapter ends with a selection of self-assessment material and full explanatory answers.
Provides a clinical manual of common practices. Each practice presented in this book is research-based and discussed within a common framework which covers: Objectives; Rationale; Factors to note; Guidelines; Positioning; Equipment; Method; Special observations and possible complications; and References and further reading.
Provides an analysis of physiological responses to exercise in relation to age, growth, maturation and sex. Intensive training and participation in sports competitions at a young age are examined with reference to appropriate training programmes, injury risk, eating disorders and the female triad.
Provides information on paediatric nutrition. This book also provides a scientific foundation, guidelines and identifies various difficulties and issues. It describes interdisciplinary working and challenges topics such as ethnic and cultural aspects, poverty and children's rights. It provides information and guidance to health professionals.
A guide to alternative treatments for children up to the age of 12, from acupuncture and Alexander technique to osteopathy and reflexology. An A-Z of about 70 ailments is presented, with symptoms and causes explained and cross-referenced to treatments.
This innovative and student-friendly textbook provides up to date information on the core content of child nursing courses and helps students understand how it applies to practice. Covering all settings throughout, it focuses on the importance of child and family centred care.
A cutting-edge exploration of what evolutionary psychology is teaching us of the development and learning of children, in the tradition of Matt Ridley's The Red Queen and Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct.
There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the Ferber technique of letting the baby "cry it out," or the grin-and-bear-it solution of getting up from dusk to dawn as often as necessary. This book provides you with strategies to overcoming naptime and nighttime problems.
Research has shown that kids who don't get enough sleep are far more likely to have behavior problems, be overweight, and have learning problems. This book provides parents with solutions to various sleep-related problems of children ages 2 through 6.
Designed as a compelling text for students, Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing offers evidence-based and family centred practical guidance for procedures in all care settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of decision-making skills and sensitive care. It is enhanced by illustrations, online resources, and regular updates to evidence.
This text presents information covering many of the key aspects of the biology of child health from conception to adolescence. Explicit links are made between physiological development and the assessment of the child's health.
Organizes developmental concerns and childhood disorders in an intuitive way, while weaving a family-centred approach to practice throughout the material. This title assists the nurse in dealing with situations to children's care: psychosocial structures of families, common milestones in development, and more.
Intended for those parents who are in need of calm and wise advice on parenting the 5-12 year age group. This book enables parents to understand their child's needs and development during their pre-teen years. It takes account of the physical, psychological and sociological influences that are of importance during this time.
Children and Young People s Nursing at a Glance, is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children s nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series.
An exploration of what it means to be a grandmother and how she can understand tensions in the family, communicate effectively with her daughter or daughter-in-law, offer emotional support when it is needed and enjoy her grandchildren.
Serves as a clinically focused text that outlines important components to be considered when assessing and managing health problems among infants, children and adolescents. This work aims to provide nurse practitioners with information that has immediate relevance to their practice in paediatrics. It is divided into two parts.
To lose a child is not 'appropriate' and the feelings involved become even more difficult to deal with. This practical text offers a range of ideas and materials that can assist reflective, research-based clinical practice in this area. It is useful for all health professionals, as well as for students undertaking postgraduate study.
Covering over 100 common childhood ailments, this book looks at which oils are suitable for which age range and covers every aspect of aromatherapy for children, including the importance of bonding through touch.
New edition of a successful, well respected text Encourages reflection, critical analysis and exploration User friendly and interactive with activities throughout Comprehensive and authoritative Fully updated to include latest policy guidelines Previously published by Nelson Thornes.
'This is an excellent and informative text for Child Health Nursing students. It has interesting case studies that cover care issues as well as considering the use of audit. The book looks at children's nursing worldwide and is not just UK based' - Miss Mel Webb, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bedfordshire University
Presents a study on the actuality and empirical value of Freud's dream theory, even if through the analysis of a specific part of it - the hypotheses about children's dreams. This title provides a description of Freud's observations on child dreaming and also presents the results obtained from four empirical studies on children's dreams.
Offers descriptions of clinical procedures for nursing students and newly qualified staff nurses for their everyday working lives within the child field of practice. This book details the crucial considerations which encompass risk assessment, consent and child safeguarding. It includes exercise to help readers practice and hone their skills.
This updated and expanded edition challenges many widely held views on the links between poverty and child health. It brings together new evidence, both historical and contemporary, and considers the practical implications for health and social policy.
Covers core topics within paediatrics in an accessible format. This book integrates both acute and community based aspects of child health. It is useful not only for undergraduate medical students and paediatric trainees, but also for general practitioners, nurses and other professionals allied to medicine.
The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing provides a concise, current, and evidence-based practical guide to all clinical skills relating to the care of children and young people.
Fully revised for the new edition, this handbook covers all significant aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. Areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations and child protection are covered in a user-friendly and succinct style.
Natasha T. Hays uses stories from her paediatric practice to illustrate the challenges faced by children with different types of special needs, including autism, bipolar disorder, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness.
This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy.
The Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing second edition provides 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.
Talks about an approach to solving and preventing children's sleep problems. This book explains a step-by-step regime for parents for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of their child's natural sleep cycles. It outlines the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment; and more.
Helps parents understand their children's sleep patterns and gives them advice on how to solve or avoid common problems. Among the questions this book answers are: how much sleep do babies need? What's the difference between a sleep and a nap? When can certain feeds be dropped?