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Through 41 chapters aimed mainly at nursing students in degree programs in the UK, nursing specialists from the UK explain the basics of nursing children and young people, focusing on the themes of child and family-centered care, critical thinking and depth of theoretical thinking, integration of acute and community care, interprofessional working and collaboration, evidence-based nursing, preparation for practice placements, health promotion, and safeguarding. They address principles of nursing children and young people like involving them and their families in care and care decisions, communication, assessment and management of pain, medication, interprofessional working, organization and settings for care, and law and policy; child and infant well-being and development, including genetics and epigenetics and universal screening and the role of the health visitor; caring for children and young people with various acute healthcare needs and injuries and complex and high-dependency needs; and professional issues, namely leadership and management, lifelong learning and continuing professional development, decision making and accountability, and being politically aware and professionally proactive. Online resources are also provided. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 660
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Street Date: January 30, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-2388
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