This book has been edited and written by children's nurses for children's nurses in practice. The clear and straightforward descriptions of clinical procedures will be an excellent resource for nursing students and newly qualified staff nurses in their everyday working lives within the child field of practice. The complexities of caring for sick children and their families requires nurses who are fully conversant with the special needs of this client group and the initial chapter details these crucial considerations which encompass risk assessment, consent and child safeguarding. The book is structured to give the reader maximal clarity and simplicity and each chapter is structured around what, how and why of children's nursing procedures. Additionally helpful exercise activities will help readers practice and hone their skills within the safety of the skills laboratory.