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By Janet Kelsey, MSc, BSc(Hons), PGCEA, RNT, Adv Dip in Child development, RGN, RSCN and Gillian McEwing, MSc, Dip Nursing, RNT, Cert Ed, RSCN, RGN
Copyright 2008$84.95, Online Product, Reference
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a textbook of clinical skills that offers an excellent resource for all professionals providing care for children and young people. It presents a detailed step-by-step approach to clinical skills that may be used in both hospital and community settings. Each skill is presented with the evidence base required to ensure up-to-date safe practice. Chapters provide rationale for each step of the skill and are enhanced by diagrams and photographs to give the practitioner clear guidance and the confidence to perform unfamiliar skills. The accompanying PowerPoint presentations are a resource for both lecturers teaching clinical skills and individual students who are either encountering a skill for the first time or want to update their knowledge.
• A step-by-step guide to the fundamental skills required for child health care which gives clear guidance to help master the skills • Incorporates the latest clinical guidelines to ensure the most up-to-date information is used enabling safe effective practice • Problem-based scenarios provide the opportunity to confirm knowledge and understanding of the skill. • Extensive PowerPoint presentations can be used for teaching or personal guided study in the classroom or skills laboratory. • Colour photos and video clips on the Evolve website present clear guidance on how to perform the skill
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Section 1: Skills that underpin practice Section 2: Assessment of the child Section 3: Therapeutic interventions
By Janet Kelsey, MSc, BSc(Hons), PGCEA, RNT, Adv Dip in Child development, RGN, RSCN, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health & Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK and Gillian McEwing, MSc, Dip Nursing, RNT, Cert Ed, RSCN, RGN, Senior lecturer, Faculty of Health & Social Work, University of Plymouth