Pediatric Nursing

Types of pain and methods of pain assessment in children

Types of Pain and Methods of Pain Assessment in Children

Types of Pain and Methods of Pain Assessment in Children Definition of Pain: Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage. An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The …

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Nursing management of protein energy malnutrition (PEM)

Nursing Management of Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM)

Definition of Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM): Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) is the kind of malnutrition which results from insufficient intake of energy, protein and other nutrients. Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) in early childhood is a spectrum of disease. At one end there 1s kwashiorkor, at the other end is nutritional marasmus and in the middle of …

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Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) types

Types, Prevention and Management of Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM)

Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM): Types, Prevention and Management Definition of Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM): Protein energy malnutrition describes as a range of clinico-pathological condition arising from coincidental lack, in varying proportion of protein and calories, occurring mostly in infant and young children, and commonly associated with infection. Classification or Types of Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM): …

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Nutritional problems of children in Bangladesh

Common Nutritional Problems of Children in Bangladesh

Concept about Nutritional Problems of Children: Nutritional problems in children constitute the major health problems in developing countries. Poor nutrition among children is the primary health problem plaguing developing countries. The problem stems primarily from the social and economic inequalities extant in the world today and could be ameliorated by reducing unemployment and urban migration …

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Health assessment of a child

Systemic General Health Assessment of a Child and Family Assessment

Systemic General Health Assessment of a Child and Family Assessment Definition of Family Assessment: Family Assessment is a central part of public health and community, health, nursing practice. These tools will serve as cues to assist the nurse in making key observations about how families live, work and play together. Important Components of Family Assessment: …

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Nutritional status assessment

Methods and Importance of Nutritional Status Assessment

Nutritional Status Assessment: Methods and Importance Definition of Nutritional Assessment: Nutrition is one of the most essential aspects in life for all. Diet, whether therapeutic or regular, has a major impact on a person’s health, maintenance and recovery from an illness. Nutritional behavior is a lifestyle that is influenced by culture; it must be considered …

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How to take pediatric health history

Major Components of Pediatric Health History

How to Take a Pediatric Health History? Major components of pediatric health history have presented in the following: 1. Particulars of the patient Name: Age (date of birth), Sex, Address, Source of information. 2. Chief Complaint: Always ask the patient or the parents to describe their concerns, and record their actual words. Starting in an …

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Different stages and danger signs of child growth and development

Different Stages and Danger Signs of Child Growth and Development

Child Growth and Development: Different Stages and Danger Signs Definition of Child: According to UN convention on the rights of children all human offspring aged 0 to 18 years are children. A child is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty. The legal definition of child generally refers to a minor, otherwise …

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Developmental milestones of a child at 4 years and 5 years

Developmental Milestones of a Child at 4 Years and 5 Years

Developmental Milestone of a Child at 4 Years and 5 Years Definition of Baby Developmental Milestone: Developmental milestones are behaviors or physical skills seen in infants and children as they grow and develop. Rolling over, crawling, walking, and talking are all considered as developmental milestones. These are the parameters of different age of children, which …

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Developmental milestones of a child at 2 years and 3 years

Developmental Milestones of a Child at 2 Years and 3 Years

Developmental Milestone of a Child at 2 Years and 3 Years Definition of Baby Developmental Milestone: Developmental milestones are behaviors or physical skills seen in infants and children as they grow and develop. Rolling over, crawling, walking, and talking are all considered as developmental milestones. These are the parameters of different age of children, which …

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