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Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

Imelda Coyne, Freda Neill, and Fiona Timmins


Children's Nurses require excellent clinical skills to provide high quality care to children and young people across a range of different ages. After the first year of their training, children's nursing students must master skills of increasing complexity whilst developing clinical judgement and confidence. Therefore, it is vital that links are made to children's biology and development, family needs, legal issues and problem solving but until now, it has been hard to find all this in one place. Clinical Skills for Children's Nursing is designed for children's and general nursing students in ... More

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199559039
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199559039.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Imelda Coyne, editor

Freda Neill, editor

Fiona Timmins, editor

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Part One

3 Child development

Carol Barron

4 Child development

Carol Barron

Part Two

5 Essential skills

Mary Nevin and James Mulkerrins

6 Essential care

Denise Jonas and Yvonne Muldowney

7 Drug administration

Carol Barron and Eleanor Hollywood

Part Three

9 Cardiovascular system

Michelle Green and Kirsten Huby

10 Neurological system

Colleen O’neill and Therese Nestor

11 The renal system

Eleanor Hollywood and Paul Costello

12 Gastrointestinal system

Mary Clynes and Caroline O’connor

13 Musculo-skeletal system

Siobhan McDermott and Liz Nolan

14 The endocrine system

Yvonne Corcoran

15 Integumentary system

Jacinta Kelly and Joan Simons

16 Reproductive system

Sam Chenery-Morris and Aileen Lynch

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