Pediatric Facts Made Incredibly Quick!

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Meadows-Oliver, Mikki

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-510026-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 71

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Get essential pediatric nursing guidance and vital information in your pocket, with the freshly updated Pediatric Facts Made Incredibly Quick! ®, 3rd Edition.

Like having a friendly, experienced coworker at your side, this enjoyable, colorfully illustrated guide clarifies vital pediatric nursing skills and concepts, with easy-to-remember how-to’s on pediatric vital signs, pain assessments, meds administration, and more. Whether you’re a nursing student or a nurse who is new to pediatrics, this must-have quick-reference delivers on-the-spot knowledge and confidence needed to provide safe, effective care.

Get the know-how you need to succeed, with this colorful in-your-pocket guide, featuring:

  • NEW and updated content on crucial pediatric nursing skills
  • Dozens of color photos, drawings, and diagrams that demonstrate the concise, easy-to-remember text
  • Clear directions and helpful tables delineating vital technical information, including:
    • Lab Values – Chemistry tests, complete blood count, antibiotic levels, urine, acid-base disorders
    • Meds / IV Therapy – Immunization schedules, calculations, conversions, BSA, administration methods and sites, fluid needs, IV solutions, blood compatibility, insulin
    • IV solutions – Infusion therapy and rates
  • Quick access to a broad range of techniques, data, and information on areas such as:
    • Growth and Patterns of Development – Theories of development; expected growth rates; height and weight tables; stages of development – language, play, psychosocial, moral, intuitive; sexual maturity; preparation for hospitalization and surgery
    • Assessment – Health history; length and head circumference; physical exams; abuse assessments; burns; mental health; vital signs – normal heart rates; assessment of body systems – eyes and ears, respiratory, cardiovascular, GI, urinary, nervous, musculoskeletal, hematological, immune, and endocrine
    • Emergency measures – CPR, choking, ACLS algorithms
    • Skills – Med administration, IVs, precautions, tracheostomy care
    • Teaching – SIDS, choking, toileting, burns, poison, drowning, falls, vehicle safety
    • Resources – Conversion, nutrition, sleep, cultural concerns
  • Important on-the-job and classroom resources – includes an English-to-Spanish guide for translations of basic terms
  • “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” provide expert insights and encouragement on assessments and interventions


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Meadows-Oliver, Mikki
ISBN: 978-1-97-510026-1
Dictionaries & Word References
Pediatric Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Pages: 192
Year: 2018
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 71