Care of Sick Children: A Basic Guide
As the first volume in Ausmed’s new ‘Basic Guide’ series, Care of Sick Children: A Basic Guide provides expert, practical, child-centered advice for parents and carers who care for children. The book assumes that readers have no formal medical or nursing knowledge and technical jargon has been deliberately kept to a minimum. All readers, no matter what their professional background, can pick up this book with confidence, knowing that they will be able to follow what is being said. Care of Sick Children: A Basic Guide is for all those parents and carers who have felt the anxiety of not knowing what they should do when a previously well child in their care is suddenly injured, or unexpectedly becomes ill.
- Available either as a stand-alone book or an audiobook and textbook package
- The book assumes that readers have no formal medical or nursing knowledge, and technical jargon has been deliberately kept to a minimum
- Provides essential information on the fundamental care of most of the common and important challenges that might confront parents and carers in looking after children
Author / Editor Biographies
Gerry has many years of paediatric nursing experience, including 16 years in the Emergency Department of the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. The last 10 years at this renowned hospital were spent as a Clinical Nurse Educator. Gerry currently works part-time as a paediatric nurse educator at the Angliss Hospital in Melbourne and runs her own business in paediatric health education. Her teaching is consistently highly evaluated by participants who attend her lectures. Gerry is also the author of the highly successful Ausmed book entitled ‘Care of Sick Children: A Basic Guide’.
Established in 1987, Ausmed Publications is the print publishing arm of Ausmed Education, a company is dedicated to producing high quality healthcare education in the form of: Seminars and Conferences, Online Resources, Video Learning Activities and Textbooks.