Pediatric nursing is the science of child care and scientific treatment of childhood. This branch of medical science deals with the care of children from conception to adolescence in health care. A pediatric nurse is a nursing professional that primarily works in the field of pediatrics. Pediatric nurses often work in a team of pediatric healthcare professionals. This includes pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and other pediatric nurses. They may assist pediatricians or work alongside them, providing their own care. Many pediatric nurses also responsible for administering vaccinations and immunizations, and keeping their patients’ vaccination schedules up to date. Pediatric nurses are very knowledgeable about growth and development as they adapt their interactions and care to the individual child’s developmental level. In addition, they acknowledge the expertise of the family and collaborate with them to provide care for the child.
Related Journals of Pediatric Care
Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, Journal of Pediatric Health Care, Journal of Emergency Nursing, Clinical Pediatrics