The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices
Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices is an evidence-based manual of practical skills in children's nursing which builds on the extensive expertise developed at Great Ormond Street Hospital. It encompasses all aspects of children's nursing from the most basic aspects of everyday practice to advanced practice in high dependency and intensive care to provide a comprehensive resource for all qualified nurses, students, and other health-care professionals involved in caring for children, both in the hospital and the community setting.Children's and young people's nursing presents unique challenges. The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual utilises the latest clinical research and expert clinical knowledge to address these challenges, and provides the underlying theory and evidence for nursing care of children. It provides a definitive guide to clinical skills procedures in children's and young people's nursing which enables nurses working with children and young people to practice confidently and deliver clinically effective family-centred care.Key featuresOffers access to clinical procedures developed through the extensive expertise from Great Ormond Street HospitalContains evidence-based recommendations for expert careEncompasses all aspects of children's careContains procedures guidelines students can rely on and effectively use in practice following qualficationHighlights specific needs of neonates and adolescentsPlaced in the context of inter-disciplinary care of the childIncludes the rationale for each procedure - the 'why' as well as 'how'Information presented in a similar way to The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures - offering continuity to those working in both adult and paediatric settings
- 2007 John Wiley &amp; Sons
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