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- DescriptionChildren and young people account for a quarter of all patients treated in emergency departments in the UK, with three million children attending emergency departments every year. Emergency Care of Children and Young People prepares practitioners for the challenges of caring for children in emergency departments. Children requiring emergency care have unique and differing needs and may t respond or cooperate during an initial assessment as an adult would. Emergency Care of Children and Young People is an essential reference for all health care professionals working with children in the emergency department setting. It explores the key skills needed for effective care and presents the evidence which underpins effective practice in an accessible and informative format. Emergency Care of Children and Young People covers a complete range of topics including legal and ethical aspects, mir injuries, major trauma, effective ways to communicate with children through the use of play and distraction, meningitis and resuscitation.
- Author BiographyKaren Cleaver is Head of Department, Family Care and Mental Health and Principal Lecturer Children's Nursing, at the University of Greenwich. Janet Webb is Professional Lead Child Health & Welfare and Programme Leader for the PG Cert in Child Protection in the Department of Family Care and Mental Health at the University of Greenwich.
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication22/05/2007
- SubjectClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationChicester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Content Note100
- Weight402 g
- Width188 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Edited byJanet Webb,Karen Cleaver
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