By Beth Richardson
Pediatric fundamental Care: perform guidance for Nurses, moment version is a handy reference that provides the most recent details on foodstuff, development and improvement, and customary adolescence problems. It offers complete insurance of diagnostic tools, administration, and remedy modalities Most worthy to nurse practitioners (NP). masking the most typical facets of pediatric fundamental care in define layout, together with symptoms, diagnostic instruments, and coverings, it really is a terrific reference for college students and starting NPs beginning out in perform.
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