Essentials of Pediatric Nursing by Theresa Kyle MSN CPNP, Susan Carman MSN MBA

By Theresa Kyle MSN CPNP, Susan Carman MSN MBA

Kyle/2E promotes self assurance in pediatric nursing by way of becoming and constructing scholars’ knowing of kid and family members care. development on foundational ideas of grownup nursing, scholars examine ideas of atraumatic care and sufferer instructing, and techniques of speaking with teenagers and their households. An emphasis is put on defining the diversities among grownup care and pediatric care to extend the student’s point of convenience with this particular sufferer type.

Many good points to augment scholar figuring out of pediatric nursing including:
  • Clear association to motivate scholars to construct on foundational nursing knowledge
  • Unique layout to attract a number of studying styles
  • NEW! Atraumatic Care Highlights all through and a whole bankruptcy on atraumatic care help scholars in decreasing sufferer and kinfolk tension within the healthcare setting
  • NEW! Evidence-Based Practice containers exhibit present examine to help pediatric nursing subject matters, giving scholars real-world facts to help in understanding
  • NEW! considering Development positive aspects inspire scholars to imagine significantly approximately distinctive developmental issues with regards to the subject being discussed.
  • NEW! fit humans 2020 ambitions were incorporated to supply present information
  • Integrated Case Studies are threaded all through chapters with real-life eventualities that current proper baby and kin info that's meant to excellent the student’s caregiving skills
  • Comparison Charts compare or extra issues or different simply burdened suggestions, to supply reasons and explanation for students
  • Nursing Care Plans provide concrete examples of every step of the nursing process
  • Step-by-Step techniques provide a transparent rationalization of pediatric adaptations to facilitate powerfuble performance

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More recently, cards with human figures have been provided [36]. Some preliminary studies have indicated that human figures may have greater stimulus value than drawings of animals. Some children may do better with the animal cards and some with the human ones; the regular CAT is recommended for use first. The CAT-Human Figures, however, might be consid- ered for children 7–10 years of age or those who are particularly bright; it is available when the CAT has not yielded satisfactory results or vice versa.

Sensorimotor stage Infant acts reflexively, thinks motorically. Movement gradually becomes goaldirected as cortical control is gradually established. 1–2 2–4 4–7 7–12 12+ The child begins to function symbolically. Language and other forms of symbolic communication play a major role. The child’s view is highly egocentric. Make-believe play. Preoperational stage (intuitive phase) Egocentric. Views the world subjectively. Vivid imagination. Fantasy. Curiosity. Creativity. Focuses on only one trait at a time.

6 Selected measures of antisocial behaviors for children and adolescents. Measure Response format Age range* Special features Children’s Hostility Inventory† 38 true–false statements assessing different facets of aggression and hostility. 6–13 yr Derived from Buss-Durke Hostility Guilt Inventory. A priori subscales from that scale comprise factors that relate to overt acts (aggression) and aggressive thoughts and feelings (hostility). 36 items rated on 1 to 7 points scale for frequency and whether the behavior is a problem.

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