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Welcome to your Paediatric Bioscience II: The Child with Acute Care Needs reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this course.
Working with Children and Families: Knowledge and Contexts for Practice by Across 30 chapters, a team of experienced teachers and practitioners introduce the fundamental professional issues concerning children, young people and their families in the 21st century. 'Working with Children and Families' explores the diverse contexts in which children develop, and the policies and practices that directly affect them - essential knowledge for effective practice. Offering a multidisciplinary approach, this inclusive text gives a broad range of perspectives to support the study of children and childhood. Take a look inside to discover more about: Key policies and agendas: introduces the policies, agendas and government guidance that serve as the foundation of children's services Contemporary issues: tackles complex topics such as anti-discriminatory and ethical practice, child protection and safeguarding Reflective practice: offers reflective activities throughout to help you engage, understand and apply knowledge in practice Diversity: helps you understand the variety of backgrounds and experiences children may have - from sociological, psychological, educational and cultural perspectives Integrative working: focuses holistically on the child, rather than on specific professional approaches, offering insight into important themes in all areas of work with children. This text offers a broad basis from which to launch into any area of work or study involving children, including early years, social work, education, social policy, nursing, sociology and childhood studies. It is great introductory reading for foundation and undergraduate degree level students.
Call Number: 362.7 ADA + eBook
Publication Date: 2011
Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursing by Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursingaddresses a selection of the most common concerns that arise whenplanning care for infants, children and young people within thehospital and community setting. Clear and detailed, this textreflects both the uniqueness and diversity of contemporarychildren's nursing and utilizes images and case studies to providea holistic insight into the practice of care planning through thereporting of best available evidence and current research, policyand education. Divided into sections for ease of reference, Care Planning inChildren and Young People?s Nursing explores both thetheory and practice of care planning. Chapters on the principles ofcare planning include issues such as managing risk, safeguardingchildren, ethical and legal implications, integrated care pathways,interprofessional assessment, and invaluable parent perspectives.Additional chapters on the application of planning care examine thepractical aspects of a wide range of specific conditions includingcystic fibrosis, obesity, cardiac/renal failure and HIV/AIDS. Eachchapter is interactive, with questions, learning activities andpoints for discussion creating an engaging and enquiry-basedlearning approach. Care Planning in Children and Young People?sNursing is a definitive resource, reflecting innovativepractice which is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate nurseeducation.
Call Number: 618.9200231 COR + eBook
Publication Date: 2011
Children and Young People's Nursing by Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people¿s nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ethical, political and professional issues and controversies which impact on the care delivered to children, young people and their families both nationally and internationally. This new edition continues to promote reflection and critical thinking about the practice of children¿s nursing and professional development.
Call Number: 618.92 DAV + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Promoting Psychological Well-Being in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness by Living with a chronic illness can have a significant psychological impact on a child and his or her family, and it is essential that this aspect of their care is not overlooked. This book provides a comprehensive guide to promoting the psychological well-being of children with chronic illnesses and medical conditions, covering support within health, social services and education. It discusses issues such as the impact of diagnosis and the experiences of children and their families in managing their medical condition and treatment. Strategies to support children and help them to cope with medical conditions are demonstrated, including cognitive behavioural and systemic approaches, and techniques such as relaxation and motivational interviewing. Case examples from clinical practice are given to illustrate the application of psychological ideas and frameworks to a variety of medical conditions and psychological difficulties. The book also includes a comprehensive resources section of where to look for further information. This will be an essential book for all professionals working with children with medical conditions, including psychologists, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, counsellors, social workers, speech and language therapists, dieticians and play therapists.
Call Number: 618.92044 EDW
Publication Date: 2010
Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance by Children and Young People?s Nursing at a Glance, isthe perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registrationchildren?s nursing students from the publishers of themarket-leading at a Glance series. Divided into sevensections it explores assessment and screening, working withfamilies, the newborn infant, the developing child, child healthpolicy, nursing the sick child and young person and chronic andlife-limiting conditions. This comprehensive book is an invaluable resource forpre-registration nursing students as well as newly qualified nurseswanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of children andyoung people?s nursing. Breaks down complex aspects of child health care in anaccessible and un-intimidating way The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registrationnursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework Highly visual colour presentation, with approximately 130illustrations Includes boxes, summary boxes, key points and recommendationsfor practice to improve the learning experience Supported by a companion website featuring over 500 interactivemultiple choice questions(www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/children) Available in a range of digital formats - perfect for 'on thego' study and revision
Call Number: 618.9200231 GLA + eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Reflective Practice in Nursing by Would you like to develop some strategies to manage knowledge deficits, near misses and mistakes in practice?Are you looking to improve your reflective writing for your portfolio, essays or assignments? Reflective practice enables us to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences we have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that will you come to rely on throughout your nursing career. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows you what reflection is, why it is so important and how you can use it to improve your nursing practice. Key features: · Clear and straightforward introduction to reflection directly written for nursing students and new nurses · Full of activities designed to build confidence when using reflective practice · Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
Call Number: 610.73 HOW
Publication Date: 2016
Fundamentals of Children's Anatomy and Physiology by When caring for the well or ill child, recognising andresponding to their anatomical and physiological differences isessential. Fundamentals of Children?s Anatomy andPhysiology provides child nursing students and registerednurses with a succinct but complete overview of the structure andfunction of the child?s body, plus clinical applicationsthroughout to demonstrate how the concepts relate to real-lifenursing. Each chapter lists learning outcomes and includes clinical considerations, body maps, a range ofhigh-quality illustrations and test-your-knowledge questions. The book is also accompanied by a companion website with furtherself-assessment and quizzes.
Call Number: 612 PEA + eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Ethical and Philosophical Aspects of Nursing Children and Young People by Nurses and healthcare professionals are constantly faced withethical and philosophical dilemmas when working with children ineveryday practice. Ethical and Philosophical Aspects of NursingChildren and Young People is a comprehensive text on the ethicsand philosophy behind paediatric nursing that reflects thecontemporary issues encountered while working with children andyoung people. The title provides a philosophical and historical analysisof the subject, looking at a review of sociological and politicaltheories concerning the nature of childhood, and providing acritical analysis of contemporary notions about childhood. It thengoes on to look at moral theories and their application topaediatric nursing practice, ethical issues when caring forchildren of all ages, from infancy to adolescence. It considersissues of disabled children, confidentiality, mental health issues,children's rights, and pain management. With case studies andactivities throughout, this book will enable students and newlyqualified nurses both to understand philosophical concepts andissues but also to articulate their own reflections andobservations on these subjects. Written by children's nurses for children's nurses With contributions from internationally recognised experts inthe field Reflective scenarios, further reading, extensive referencing,case studies, guided questions, and resources throughout Includes appendices on the RCPCH Guidelines onWithdrawal of Treatment, the ICN Ethical Code, the Summary of theUNCRC, and the RCPCH Guidelines for the Conduct of EthicalResearch
Call Number: 174.2 BRY + eBook
Publication Date: 2011
An Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health by Anyone who works within children and adolescent mental health services will tell you what a challenging and complex world it is. To help prepare you, the authors have produced a clear introduction to child and adolescent mental health that takes you step-by-step on a journey through the subject. Beginning with the foundations, the book explores the common mental health concepts and influences that you can expect to encounter examining topics like the difference between emotional and mental health issues and how mental health problems develop. It then moves on to explore the vital skills that you will need to develop like effective communication and basic counselling skills, and introduces some of the common interventions like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic theory and Family work. Written by a multi-disciplinary team of passionate and experienced experts, the book strikes an effective balance between introducing the relevant theory and showing how this can be applied in the real world. It is an essential starting point to the subject of child and adolescent mental health and suitable for any students planning to support this group.
Call Number: 362.2083 BUR
Publication Date: 2014
Child-Centred Nursing: promoting critical thinking by Child-Centred Nursing presents a unique approach by bringing children to the fore of the discussion about their health and health care. It encourages you to think critically about children, their families and contemporary practice issues. It promotes reflection on how you can develop innovative practice so as to improve children's health outcomes and their experiences of health care. Clinical case studies and critical thinking exercises are included in each chapter, creating and sustaining a clear link between professional practice, research and theory. The book is essential reading for all pre-registration and post-graduate students studying children's and young people's health care.
Call Number: 618.92 CAR + eBook
Publication Date: 2014
Health Promotion for Nurses by With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. Health Promotion for Nurses: A Practical Guide by Carolyn Chambers Clark and Karen Paraska provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health promotion concepts, and incorporates their use with chronic diseases. Furthermore, the authors cover program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and discuss practical applications. This text helps bridge the gap between the theoretical and the practical, and provides professionals working in the field of health promotion the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice. It contains case studies and exercises to provide examples of how theoretical concepts can be applied in real-life situations, and also includes chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, and review questions to help guide readers through the material. This text is divided into four sections: Health Promotion and Theory Health Promotion in Action Health Promotion and Evidence Based Practice Resources for Practice Instructor Resources include: Suggested Answers for Case Studies Review Questions Ask Yourself Exercises PowerPoint Presentations Test Bank
Call Number: 610.73 CLA
Publication Date: 2014
Legal Aspects of Nursing by Bridgit Dimond's Legal Aspects of Nursing is the definitive guide to the essential law that nurses and healthcare professionals need to know. Written in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing practice. The book covers the legal system and legal issues relating to medicine in general, before examining more specific areas, such as children and the elderly.
Call Number: 344.041 DIM & eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Health Studies: an introduction . 3rd edn. by This new edition of a very successful textbook provides an up-to-date, broad and authoritative introduction to studying health. With chapters including biology, epidemiology, anthropology, politics and psychology, it is the only book to explore all the major disciplines and highlight how they can contribute to our understanding of health in one single volume. Comprehensive, accessible and written by leading experts in the different fields, this is the introductory text for all students of health studies. Highlights of this third edition include: * A whole new chapter on Geography and health: it explores the relationship between people's health and the natural and built environments * New example features in every chapter which apply each discipline to contemporary health issues- from the increase in obesity to the impact of changing social and welfare policies- along with bullet points that highlight the latest research in the field * A complete update on both the design and layout ensures an even more navigable and enjoyable read for current students, along with new contributions from experts from across the globe. Designed to engage readers and assist learning, each chapter features a Case Study on food, diet and obesity as a contemporary health issue; Questions for discussion, reading and reflection; Thinking about to enable the reader to use their experience to understand and apply concepts; Examples to illustrate concepts, methodologies and explore contemporary issues and Connections which make clear links to other chapters.
Call Number: 362.1 NAI + eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Nursing Care and the Activities of Living by This book gives a practical focus to the underpinning theory of nursing in order to help students through the academic part of their undergraduate course as well as their placement. The book is based on the activities of living model so each activity has its own chapter, allowing readers to dip in and out. It is essential reading for students, enabling them to understand and manage the many clinical issues they face on a daily basis when nursing adults on wards, in clinics and in the community setting.
Call Number: 610.73 PEA + eBook
Publication Date: 2009
Child and Adolescent Mental Health by The book covers all the core aspects of child and adolescent mental health, starting with the background to emotional and behavioural problems and looking at models and tools for assessment and treatment before examining specific problems encountered in children, young people, and their families from different cultural backgrounds. Key features clear theoretical framework for each topic integrated disciplinary approach case studies information about other resources available to professionals and families, including new government initiatives New for the second edition updated and revised with the latest references and theories sections on the influence of genetics on behaviour, working with children with learning difficulties, evidence-based paediatric and psychological developments multiple choice questions for revision and testing new quick-reference format This is an essential text for all professionals working with children, young people, and their families, including student and practitioner psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses, and social care specialists.
Call Number: 618.9289 + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Managing Pain in Children by Providing an evidence-based, practical guide to care in all areas of children's pain management, Managing Pain in Children offers nurses and other healthcare professionals an introduction to the skills and expertise to manage children's pain effectively. This fully-updated second edition first explores the relevant anatomy and physiology of children, the latest policy guidelines surrounding pain management and ethical issues involved in managing children's pain. Various pain assessment tools available for children and non-drug methods of pain relief are then explored and applied to practice in relation to acute pain, chronic pain, palliative care and the management of procedural pain. The evidence base, assessment techniques, pain-relieving interventions, and guidance for best practice in both hospital and community settings are covered throughout, making this title an ideal resource for all nurses and healthcare professionals working with children.
Call Number: 618.920472 TWY + eBook
Publication Date: 2013
Essential Paediatrics and Child Health by Essential Paediatrics and Child Health is a comprehensive and practical guide to paediatric disorders as they present to the student and practitioner, offering step-by-step guidance on symptom assessment, history taking, physical examination, investigation and diagnosis, management and treatment, patient education, follow-up and prognosis. With full-colour images and a range of unique and innovative learning features, this completely revised new edition of the award-winning book Paediatrics and Child Health will prove an invaluable resource for medical students and junior doctors on their journey through contemporary paediatrics. Organises paediatric disorders into system-based chapters for easy navigation, with symptom-based and integrative discussions of all the important diseases and disabilities in paediatrics Combines up-to-date descriptions of the latest in basic and clinical science with the core competencies expected of students in paediatric rotations Self-directed learning is made easy by means of navigation diagrams, tables, key-point and "at-a-glance" boxes, links to guidelines and other summary aids Sections on student experience, self-assessment, doing well in paediatric clinical placements and preparing for examinations and OSCEs Includes a completely new introduction with perspectives on the nature of paediatrics and how best to become engaged and immersed within it, and new content on communication, national guidelines, imaging techniques, genetics and epigenetics, prescribing for children toxicology, the latest advances in diagnosing and treating disease, and much more Provides a companion website containing physical examination instruction videos, a complete set of interactive patient scenarios and multiple-choice questions Essential Paediatrics and Child Health is the ideal companion for medical students and junior doctors to succeed in their studies and clinical practice.
Call Number: 618.92 RUD
Publication Date: 2020