The textbook of child health nursing aims to provide, brief yet comprehensive account of the subject as per the revised syllabus of INC. Every child is unique with peculiar characteristics. Nursing considerations have been taken as special considerations in each chapter of this textbook. Utmost care is taken to cover all the aspects of pediatric nursing as per the revised curriculum of general nursing and midwifery.
Microbes may be the most significant life form sharing this planet with humans because of their pervasive presence. Microbial diseases are frequent and often severe. In this book, you understand and employ the principles of microbiology and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis which enable the physician, nurses, and medical scientist to control an increasing number of infectious disease.
Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole. Modern medical science is growing day by day. The volume of information available is huge. Detailed knowledge of the normal functions of living providing a firm foundation. Knowledge of the structure becomes an essential base to understand the functions better. Keeping in mind the close connection between the structure and functions we have tried to integrate Anatomy and Physiology in the first part of this book. Medical professionals are faced with challenges of handling infected persons as part of their practice. They face the threat of dealing with infections which do not have a satisfactory cure. We have added a section on Microbiology to give an insight into this important aspect of patient management.
The art and science of modern nursing encompass fundamental nursing concepts that include health, illness, stress and health promotion. Nurses work with physicians and other medical staff in a wide variety of medical and community settings. They provide preventive, primary, acute and chronic care for sick and injured patients with health information, restorative care, medication administration, and emergency care. Nursing care focuses on protecting and promoting physical and mental health for patients and for the community.
Child health nursing is designed to help the students to develop and understand the concept of child health, the trends in child care and health problems of children. It will enable the students to meet the needs of the children, in health and sickness.
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour, of personality and intelligence. It includes study of conscious and unconscious phenomena of mind as well as feeling and thought. Psychology for Nurses is a comprehensive book that is designed for all student nurses who are taking up Diploma and Bachelor in nursing programs as well as for the registered nurses who would like to enrich their practice as nurse practitioners. This book is also aimed to teach the students of Nursing to acquire knowledge and skills in a broader social outlook. It comprehensively covers the basic and introductory concepts of sociology as related to the health care profession and help the students to understand the subject in an easy manner.
This book” essential, fundamental of nursing procedures include base and medical-surgical procedures. The base procedure of 55 for the 1st year GNM and medical-surgical procedure 69 for the second year GNM students. The importance of this book is in learning procedures with their lying principles. A nurse should be able to practice in any situation irrespective of the availability of the articles, or their medical-surgical apparatus in units. The nursing educators will find this book very useful for fulfilling their desires for applying principles and practice.
Community health is a major field of study within the medical and clinical sciences which focuses on the maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health status of population groups and communities. Community health tends to focus on a defined geographical community.