Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursing addresses a selection of the most common concerns that arise when planning care for infants, children and young people within the hospital and community setting. Clear and detailed, this text reflects both the uniqueness and diversity of contemporary children's nursing and utilizes images and case studies to provide a holistic insight into the practice of care planning through the reporting of best available evidence and current research, policy and education. Divided into sections for ease of reference, Care Planning in Children and Young People s Nursing explores both the theory and practice of care planning. Chapters on the principles of care planning include issues such as managing risk, safeguarding children, ethical and legal implications, integrated care pathways, interprofessional assessment, and invaluable parent perspectives. Additional chapters on the application of planning care examine the practical aspects of a wide range of specific conditions including cystic fibrosis, obesity, cardiac/renal failure and HIV/AIDS.
Each chapter is interactive, with questions, learning activities and points for discussion creating an engaging and enquiry-based learning approach. Care Planning in Children and Young People s Nursing is a definitive resource, reflecting innovative practice which is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 1190 g
Dimensions: 245 x 191 x 28 mm
This book s broad content and readability, supported by contemporary evidence, make it a valuable resource to purchase. (Primary Health Care, 1 November 2012) The book is aimed at undergraduate students, but would serve as an excellent resource for any nurse wanting to improve his or her skills in planning children and young people s care. (Nursing Times, 22 October 2012) "This is a must read for all children and young people's nurses." (Nursing Children and Young People, 1 February 2012) This book provides essential knowledge and good examples of care planning scenarios in clinical practice that would be useful for undergraduate nursing student and registered children s nurse alike. Laura Camps, Staff Nurse I really like the look and feel of this book, it s not too large or heavy so can be carried round easier than some of the bigger texts on care planning The level is just right for someone learning care planning. Its style of writing isn t patronizing, and it is an interesting read. Emma Scragg, 3rd year child nursing student, Salford University A very useful and important book which should be used from year 1 as it is relevant to many things which I have already done whilst on placement It is easy to follow, understandable and clear. It is eye-catching and colourful and covers several important topics specific to children i.e. Safeguarding. Amy Warburton, 1st year child nursing student, University of Nottingham "The style of the book is clear and gives good examples to illustrate each aspect of care. The level is appropriate for a student nurse and is a great foundation for nursing care." Clare Allberry, 3rd year nursing student, University of Nottingham "A useful book, well set out and relevant content. It was easy to read and I m sure many other nursing students will think so too." Bianca Hansen, 2nd year nursing student, University of Nottingham