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Pediatric Nursing

Collection of all study guide for Pediatric Nursing including topics about childhood diseases, growth and development, pediatric oncology nursing, and congenital diseases.

Colic Nursing Care Planning and Management

Colic

Colic is commonly described as a behavioral syndrome in neonates and infants that is characterized by excessive, paroxysmal crying.
Hookworm Infection Nursing Care Management

Hookworms

Human hookworm disease is a common helminth infection that is predominantly caused by the nematode parasites Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale; organisms that play a lesser role include Ancylostoma ceylonicum, Ancylostoma braziliense, and Ancylostoma caninum.
Roundworms (Ascariasis) Nursing Care Management

Roundworms (Ascariasis)

Ascariasis predominates in areas of poor sanitation and is associated with malnutrition, iron-deficiency anemia, and impairments of growth and cognition.
Congenital Hypothyroidism Nursing Care Management and Planning

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants.
Seizure Disorders Nursing Care Management

Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)

A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain. It can cause changes in behavior, movements or feelings, and in levels of consciousness.
Strabismus Nursing Care Planning and Management

Strabismus

Strabismus is the inward deviation of the eyes noted before the patient reaches age 6 months. It is associated with maldevelopment of stereopsis, motion processing, and eye movements.
Gastroesophageal Reflux

Gastroesophageal Reflux

In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations (tLESRs), which result in the retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus.
Enterobiasis Nursing Care Management and Study Guide

Enterobiasis

Enterobiasis (also called pinworm, seatworm, or threadworm infection) is a benign intestinal disease caused by the nematode Enterobius vermicularis. It is the most prevalent helminthic infection in the United States. 
Iron Deficiency Anemia Nursing Care Management

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron deficiency anemia develops when body stores of iron drop too low to support normal red blood cell (RBC) production.
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Nursing Care Management

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is the aspiration of stained amniotic fluid, which can occur before, during, or immediately after birth.

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