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Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Edited by Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Clinical Skills; Emergency Medicine; Neonatology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Psychiatry; Haematology; Radiation Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Dermatology; Paediatric Surgery; Community Medical Services; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1120 pages.

This invaluable reference covers all significant aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. Areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations and child protection are...

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Personal hygiene and comfort

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics. 12991 words.

Making a bed/cot/bassinet - Bed bath - Baby bath - Hair care - Eye care - Mouth care and oral assessment - Dental care - Nail care - Assessment of pain - Pain management -...

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Play

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics. 4332 words.

Distraction - Preparation and post-procedural play - Directed and hospital role play - Guided imagery - Role of parents - Multi-disciplinary approaches to play - Developmental issues

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The principles applying to clinical skills/procedures

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics. 13073 words.

Achievement of clinical competencies/proficiencies - Policies - Seeking consent - Confidentiality - Safeguarding children - Common assessment framework - Legal frameworks - Health and Safety ...

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The principles of patient assessment

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics. 3664 words.

Initial observation of the child/young person - User and carer involvement - History taking - Vital signs/examination - Monitoring - Professional decision-making in nursing practice -...

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Respiratory system

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 15303 words.

Respiratory arrest and basic life support - Respiratory care at home, school, and in the community - History taking and assessment - Listening to breath sounds - Oxygen saturation monitoring -...

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Wound care

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics. 6388 words.

Wound assessment - Cleaning a wound - Dressing a wound - Applying steristrips - The use of glue in wound closure - Sutures - Removing clips/staples - Care and removal of a wound drain

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