Neurological assessment in children

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44 Neurological assessment in children Neurological assessment in 
children overview Neurological assessment of children is a common nursing observation. It is primarily conducted for two reasons: to monitor a child…

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Catheter insertion

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42 Catheter insertion Catheter insertion overview Urinary catheterization is the insertion of a catheter into the bladder for the purpose of draining urine. It is an invasive procedure which should…

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Pre-operative care and transfer 
to theatre

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to theatre

53 Pre-operative care and transfer 
to theatre Pre-operative care and transfer to theatre overview It is important to understand the necessity of pre-operative check lists before transferring the child as…

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Gastrostomy feeding

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40 Gastrostomy feeding Gastrostomy feeding overview A gastrostomy is a surgically formed artificial opening into the stomach known as a stoma. They are commonly surgically inserted endoscopically through the abdominal…

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Nasogastric tube feeding

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39 Nasogastric tube feeding Nasogastric tube feeding overview A nasogastric (NG) tube is a polyurethane or silicone tube that is inserted into the stomach via the nasal passage. Orogastric tubes…

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Formula feeding

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37 Formula feeding Formula feeding overview Formula feeding is generally viewed as the delivery of artificial formula milk via a feeding bottle and teat to the baby. In helping parents…

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Infant feeding

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35 Infant feeding Infant feeding overview Infant feeding is the means of meeting the nutritional needs of the infant so that they may be healthy and happy. The World Health…

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Non-invasive ventilation

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33 Non-invasive ventilation Non-invasive ventilation overview Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is used to provide respiratory support in both the acute and chronic (long-term care) settings in infants and children. The term…

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Suctioning

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31 Suctioning Suctioning overview Normally infants and children have the ability to keep their airways clear of mucus by either coughing, blowing their nose or sneezing. The presence of their…

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Arterial blood gas sampling

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29 Arterial blood gas sampling Arterial blood gas sampling overview Acid base disturbances are indicators of serious underlying pathology. An arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis can provide vital information for…

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