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    edited by Beth Nachtsheim Bolick, Karin Reuter-Rice, Maureen A. Madden, Paul N. Severin.
    Summary: "Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice takes an evidence-based, interprofessional approach to pediatric acute care as it exemplifies the depth and diversity that's needed for the dynamic healthcare environments in which acutely ill children receive care. Coverage includes how to work with the pediatric patient and family, major acute care disorders and their management, emergency preparedness, common acute care procedures, and much more. With contributions from more than 200 practicing clinicians and academic experts, it represents a wide variety of disciplines including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, child life, nutrition, law, integrative medicine, education, public health, and psychology, among others. The second edition also features the addition of new physician and nurse practitioner co-editors as well as extensive content updates including updated evidence-based content throughout the text, the integration of the 2016 IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, a new full-color design, and new vivid illustrations throughout"--Publisher's description.

    Part I. Interprofessional patient care. The interprofessional team
    Research and evidence-based practice
    Certification, licensure, and credentialing/privileging for the healthcare professional
    Documentation and coding
    Team communication and handoffs
    Patient safety
    Part II. Approach to the pediatric patient and family
    Child life: developmental considerations
    Patient- and family-centered care
    Communicating bad news
    Ethical considerations
    Care of the minor and legal considerations
    Transition to adulthood
    Care of children with medical complexity
    Management in the emergency setting
    Management in the inpatient setting
    The premature infant in the pediatric acute care setting
    Management of the chronically ill child
    Transport of the ill of injured pediatric patient
    Palliative care and integrative medicine
    Part III. Selected disorders and their management. Analgesia, paralytics, sedation, withdrawal, and opioid disorders
    Cardiac disorders
    Dermatologic disorders
    Endocrine disorders
    Fluid, electrolytes, and nutrition
    Gastrointestinal disorders
    Genetic and metabolic disorders
    Hematologic and oncologic disorders
    Immunologic/autoimmune and rheumatologic disorders
    Infectious disorders
    Kidney and genitourinary disorders
    Musculoskeletal disorders
    Neurologic disorders
    Orofacial disorders
    Pulmonary disorders
    Child maltreatment
    Toxicologic exposure
    Traumatic injuries
    Part IV. Emergency preparedness. Principles of disaster management and clinical practice
    Part V. Procedures. Arterial catheter insertion
    Central venous catheter insertion and removal
    Chest tube insertion and removal
    Intracardiac line removal
    Intraventricular catheter insertion and shunt access
    Lumbar puncture
    Postpyloric feeding tube insertion
    Peripherally inserted central venous catheter insertion and removal
    Peritoneal catheter insertion
    Rapid sequence intubation
    Wound closure
    Part VI. Laboratory values. Laboratory values
    Part VII. Learning and evaluation. Simulation
    The role of assessment in teaching and learning.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey Nursing 2021