This colorful skills atlas serves as a portable, quick-reference to step-by-step pediatric nursing procedures. The manual guides you through more than 70 pediatric skills using full-color photographs and rationales. It also includes chapters on physical assessment, special pain management techniques, cardiorespiratory care, administration of medications, including intravenous access, and other information useful to nurses in the clinical setting. Throughout Ball & Bindler's Pediatric Nursing, 3rd Edition, special cross-reference icons refer readers to the complete skill presentation in this manual. This Clinical Skill Manual includes: A short description of each skill, followed by the preparation needed by the nurse, equipment and supplies required, and the procedure. Margin boxes and tables with important safety issues, growth and development considerations, teaching for families, and clinical tips. Appendices that provide information on growth grids and calculation of body surface area for medication administration.Ball, Jane W. is the author of 'Clinical Skills Manual for Pediatric Nursing Caring for Children', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130483522 and ISBN 0130483524.