Helps you master psychiatric and mental health nursing and use your knowledge in real-world situations. This title offers an overview of this field, including neurobiology, pharmacology, therapeutic communication, psychiatric assessment, theoretical models of care, and more.
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?
Sleep is the number one issue that plagues parents from the moment they bring their baby home from hospital. This title offers a practical sleep programme that helps you overcome your baby's sleep problems and works with infants from as young as a day old.
Allows you to do just that - through learning your baby's non-verbal communications. This book helps you discover how to: understand your baby's body language and 'tongue talking' signals; recognise when your baby is hungry, irritable or ill; and help your infant feel understood and supported.
Written in clear language for the lay reader, especially parents. Covers a wide range of sleep problems in children and adolescents, giving practical advice about the recognition of causes, prevention and treatment. Emphasises the importance of children sleeping well for their development and the welfare of the family as a whole.
The skills required by children's nurses are many and varied, and are undertaken in a variety of settings. Sick children are cared for at home, in children's units and hospitals, and sometimes in adult wards. This book provides a clinical manual of common practices in children care.
Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices is an evidence-based manual of practical skills in children's nursing which builds on the extensive expertise developed at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Reader-friendly volume with a problem-solving approach, invaluable in the run up to clinical, written or OSCE examinations, and an ideal course companion for all undergraduate medical students when studying paediatrics at various stages in their clinical training
Through the Night describes work in the baby clinic of a General Practice by a child psychotherapist from the Tavistock Clinic. Through the Night is a book on the technique of parent-infant psychotherapy published in the UK.
Edited by the committee members of the RCN Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses Forum Timely: The first UK text in the field to focus on high dependency care of the child. User-friendly and accessible Contains evidence-based guidelines for effective nursing care.
Knowing when, and how, to move out of nappies can be difficult. Successful Potty Training discusses all the options and helps you spot when your child is ready to start as well as decide on the right method for you both.
Based on more than 25 years' experience, Christopher Green's methods will help parents to enjoy the challenge of the toddler years. His advice includes sleep solutions, potty training, healthy eating, dealing with tantrums, sole-parenting, and the low-down on playgroups and early learning.
Provides answer to questions about little children for the parents of the twenty-first century. This book points out the inevitable strains of bringing up children and offers advice on all fronts from sleeping problems and tantrums to toilet training. This edition includes information on childhood eating habits, sibling rivalry and discipline.
Names have much to tell us about our past, our beliefs - even our personality traits. With 150 plus entries, this book takes a look at over 5,000 examples, ranging from the familiar to the comparatively obscure, drawn from different parts of the English-speaking world.
Topics in this volume include: resuscitation, stabilization and monitoring; the anatomical and physiological basis of critical illness in infancy and childhood; and pharmacological support in paediatric intensive care.
From the author of the acclaimed Running on Ritalin, the first rhoroughly balanced and deep;ly informative gude to helping parents make the best treatment decisions--with and without medication--for children with psychological problems.