TITLE

chapter 33: Caring for the Child with a Hematological Condition

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, Susan L.; Hisley, Shelton M.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Maternal-Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Ch;Jan2009, p1071
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 33 of the book "Maternal-Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children and Families," by Susan L. Ward and Shelton M. Hisley, is presented. It focuses on the common hematological conditions in children such as anemia, sickle cell disease (SCD) and thalassemia, their signs and symptoms and the diagnostic criteria. It discusses the nursing care of children with hematological conditions and various treatments such as blood transfusion therapy, apheresis and thrombosis.
ACCESSION #
47189119

 

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