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Description - Children's Respiratory Nursing by Janice Mighten

Children's Respiratory Nursing is a comprehensive,
patient-centred text providing up-to-date information about the
contemporary management of children with respiratory conditions. It
looks at acute and chronic respiratory conditions in both primary
and secondary health care sectors and explores the subject from a
child- and family-focused perspective.

Children?s Respiratory Nursing is divided into four
user-friendly sections:

The first section provides a general background for
children?s respiratory nursing

Section two explores the various investigations that aid
diagnosis and treatment, such as assessment of defects in airflow
and lung volume, oxygen therapy, and long term ventilation

Section three looks at respiratory infection and provides an
overview of the common infections in children with reference to
national and local guidelines

The final section considers the practical issues that impact on
children?s nurses - the transition from children to adult
services, legal and ethical issues and the professional
communication skills needed for dealing with children and their

This practical text is essential reading for all
children?s nurses who have a special interest in
respiratory conditions and would like to develop a greater level of
understanding of the management required.
Special Features

Examples of good practice provided throughout

Includes evidence-based case studies

Explores care in both hospital and community settings

A strong practical approach throughout

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405197755
ISBN-10: 1405197757
Format: Paperback / softback
(242mm x 172mm x 13mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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