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Book review: Pneumonia in Children: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment

Dr Joseph C. Manning, clinical academic senior research fellow in children, young people and families at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, reviews Pneumonia in Children: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment

Pneumonia in Children: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment

Kim Mulholland and Martin W Weber

Pinter & Martin

25.00 | 368pp

ISBN: 9781780661759

This comprehensive and evidence-based text covers the history, epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology, prevention, treatment and management of pneumonia in children.

Based on World Health Organization clinical guidelines, there is a clear focus on public health and pneumonia in children in developing nations.

It appears to have most relevance to nurses working in similar fields and contexts. However, due its varied content, specific chapters have relevance to most nurses who provide and/or develop child healthcare services.

It would be useful as a reference text for student nurses to enhance their knowledge and skills in recognising and giving supportive care to children with pneumonia.

The book is written in accessible language with terms explained

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Pneumonia in Children: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment

Kim Mulholland and Martin W Weber

Pinter & Martin

£25.00 | 368pp

ISBN: 9781780661759

This comprehensive and evidence-based text covers the history, epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology, prevention, treatment and management of pneumonia in children.  

Based on World Health Organization clinical guidelines, there is a clear focus on public health and pneumonia in children in developing nations.

It appears to have most relevance to nurses working in similar fields and contexts. However, due its varied content, specific chapters have relevance to most nurses who provide and/or develop child healthcare services.  

It would be useful as a reference text for student nurses to enhance their knowledge and skills in recognising and giving supportive care to children with pneumonia.

The book is written in accessible language with terms explained simply in the text and glossary. Figures, tables and case studies provide clear illustrations of points made in the text.


Reviewed by Dr Joseph C. Manning, clinical academic senior research fellow in children, young people and families nursing, Nottingham Children’s Hospital, Coventry University and the University of Nottingham

 

 

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