Pediatric Nursing Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study by Susan Parnell Scholtz PhD RN, Vicki Martin MSN RN, Frances

By Susan Parnell Scholtz PhD RN, Vicki Martin MSN RN, Frances H. Cornelius PhD MSN RN-BC CNE, Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price PhD CNS RN CNE

This novel source for path content material evaluate of pediatric nursing and NCLEX-RN coaching includes a effective studying technique―the use of unfolding case studies―to increase serious considering abilities and let scholars to imagine like a training nurse. overlaying either simple and complex nursing innovations of taking care of childrens and households, this layout embeds required content material into compelling, real-life eventualities that evolve through the years. those unfolding case reports are of specific worth simply because they heavily mimic real-life events in nursing and supply situational psychological types that help scholars with problem-solving and significant considering suggestions.

All content material parts required for NCLEX-RN luck are interwoven in an stress-free layout that dispels the drudgery of simple memorization. quite a few NCLEX-style questions are used through the ebook to familiarize scholars with the examination layout and to aid them investigate their very own studying. The e-book comprises attractive eResources for enriched studying reports. it's going to even be of price to school as a makeup consultant for college kids who leave out scientific hours, and as a reference for situations with standardized sufferers or role-play occasions.

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  • Uses precise unfolding case research technique that embeds easy and complicated pediatric nursing care recommendations
  • Promotes lively studying and data retention
  • Helps to foster problem-solving and important pondering strategies
  • Provides all kinds of NCLEX-style questions for examination education
  • Includes eResources all through for superior studying possibilities

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B. The child is able to set priorities based on problem solving—NO, formal operations. C. The child is able to conserve mass—YES, concrete operations. D. The child moves from egocentric thought and develops awareness of others—NO, preoperational thinking. Exercise 1-15: Ordering Order the steps of sexual maturation in females from 1 to 4, beginning with the first stage and ending with the last stage. indd 13 27/07/14 12:11 PM 14 CHAPTER 1: HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Answers Exercise 1-16: Ordering Order the steps of sexual maturation in males (from 1 to 4) beginning with the first stage and ending with the last stage.

This weight indicates low weight gain for an infant—YES, an infant generally triples the birth weight by 1 year. C. This weight indicates above-average weight gain for an infant—NO, an infant generally doubles birth weight by 5 months and triples birth weight by 1 year. This weight gain is low based on this parameter. D. This weight indicates maternal deprivation—NO, although the weight gain is low, it does not mean the problem is related to poor maternal–child attachment. Exercise 2-2: Calculation Lindsay’s present weight of 16 pounds, 8 ounces is converted to kilograms.

Exercise 3-1: Select all that apply Which of the following statements is accurate about breastfeeding? ❑ Breastfed babies have a greater ability to maintain a normal body temperature. ❑ Breastfed babies should begin solid foods within the first 2 months of life. ❑ Breastfed premature neonates may require the addition of human milk fortifiers. ❑ If neonates cannot maintain breastfeeding, bottle feeding should be started. ❑ Human milk fortifiers can be used in preterm and term neonates. com → Select “Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy” → Select “Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals” → Enter “Newborn nutrition” into the search field → Review the following content “Breastfeeding” and “Breastfeeding techniques” and “Complications”] Marla’s sister, Paula, is with her for her visit and is excited to hear the baby’s heatbeat with Marla.

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