An Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People

An Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People

By: Carol Chamley (editor)Paperback

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Caring for Children and Young People introduces you to the fundamental perspectives which underpin care delivery to children, young people and families. It includes subjects such as normal child development, child and family-centred care, caring for the acutely ill child, and children and young people with complex needs. There is also a focus on healthy children and issues relating to child and adolescent mental health, and safeguarding children and young people. The text is a user friendly and interactive guide for children and young people's nursing students. It can be used throughout your degree and will introduce you to the fundamentals of nursing children and young people. After reading this book you will feel informed about the issues which concern the care of children and young people and you will be able to start your placement with confidence, and be ready to deliver safe and effective care to children, young people and families.

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About Author

Carol Chamley is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director for the BSc (Hons) Children and Young People's Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Coventry University, UK. She has extensive experience teaching pre-registration Children and Young People student nurses and is particularly interested in all areas of child development, developmental anatomy and physiology, children's pain management and reflective practice.


1. Introduction Carol Chamley 2. Promoting Health and Wellbeing Pauline Lilley 3. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of Infants, Children and Young People Carol Chamley 4. Child Development Cathy Poole 5. Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People Pauline Lilley 6. Communicating with Children and Young People Caroline Green and Carol Chamley 7. Child and Family Centred Care Carol Chamley, Caroline Green and Emma Arber 8. Caring for Acutely Ill and Injured Children and Young People Kerry Gaskin 9. Complex Care in the Community David Widdas 10. Adolescence Charlotte Downing 11. Pain Assessment and Management Carol Chamley 12. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Caroline Green 13. Evidence-based Practice Theresa Pengally

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/07/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780273724957
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780273724957
  • ISBN10: 0273724959

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