Pediatric Nursing - Pediatric Nursing Whatisnursing Growth and Development Growth>(physical >quantity Development> >quality Principles of Growth

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Pediatric Nursing What is nursing? Nursing is responding to a response Growth and Development Growth  -> refers to the increase in size (physical) ->  “quantity” Development  -> Skill or the capacity of functioning ->  “quality”     Principles of Growth and Development Unique  -> a client is an individual, therefore they are given  individualized care Unified  ->  all areas are important  (physical, social <  pediatric clients socialize by playing >, emotional, etc)   Infants  ->  solitary , plays alone Toys -> mobiles, rattles, teething rings, music box The first 2 months – reactive to sound Oral stage rattles -> most appropriate toy * teething rings are given at 4 months  of age before the teeth erupts Toddler  ->  possessive  / wont share /parallel games/ plays beside another child but does not share Autonomy vs. shame and doubt Play- push pull toys  to promote skills of walking *Not the best time to have another baby *proper / ideal  birth spacing -> 2yrs -> recovery of the mother is the focus – 2yrs ->child focus – 4yrs Pre -school age  –  loves to share and initiate adults in their play Play- cooperative / associative games Toys- play school, play house (more one role playing games) Significant person – playmate  (kaya madalas nagkakaroon ng  imaginary friend ang hospitalized pre-schoolers . Considered  normal) School age  – are competitive Toys – card games (uno), scrable, hopscotch (piko), skipping rope, etc Significant person – teacher Latency Continuous process- begins with conception and ends with death Rate of growth varies Rapid growth  –  “growth spurts” - Occurs during  infancy and adolescence
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Slow period of growth  –  “growth gap” - Occurs during  toddler preschooler, school age Directional  Growth   -  Development  -  cephalo-caudal (gross motor) - Proximo-distal (fine motor) Growth and Development Assesment How to assess Growth 5 to 10% loss  (N) Physiologic loss of weight a couple of weeks after birth –and should be recovered within 1 month prior to the  loss  Rapid growth happens during infancy ( double at 6 mon. triples at 1yr .) Assessment of Development DDST – Denver Dev’t Screen Test
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course NURSING N219.6 taught by Professor Dr.tuazon during the Spring '09 term at University of the Philippines Los Baños.

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