Principles of care

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Emergencies in Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547197
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729836 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Principles of care

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Children's rights - Consent to treatment in children and young people - Communicating with a child in preparation for an emergency procedure - Preserving autonomy and respect - Health care policy standards for children's emergency care - Communication through play - Breaking significant news during an emergency - Writing patient information leaflets for families discharged from emergency environments - Family-centred care - Emergency care of children: abiding by the NMC Code - Record keeping - Interprofessional working - Safeguarding children: information sharing - Identifying abuse and mistreatment in emergency care - Sexual abuse - Transport and transfer of the sick or injured child - Safe discharge of children from the emergency department - Observational assessment - Safeguarding children - Paediatric physiology - Medicine administration - Managing aggressive situations - Clinical holding - Performing an emergency X-ray on a child

Chapter.  16642 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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