Chapter 14. Health Promotion in Minor Injuries

  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer
  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer2 and
  2. Chrissie Bousfield MSc, BSc (Hons), PGDAE, RN Clinical Nurse Specialist Lecturer Nurse Consultant1

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch14

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

How to Cite

Moyse, K. and Bousfield, C. (2009) Health Promotion in Minor Injuries, in Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (ed K. Moyse), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Health at Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Health at Nottingham University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158008

Online ISBN: 9781444322644

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Keywords:

  • When do nurses provide health promotion advice on minor injuries?;
  • Minor injuries - minor burns;
  • Care and management (care given and why);
  • Pain assessment - analgesia and comfort;
  • Assessment of the injury (including social factors involved);
  • Health promotion advice for parents/carers;
  • Leaflets on minor injury care/accident prevention;
  • First Aid for Children Fast (British Red Cross publication);
  • Health visitors/school nurses/practice nurses;
  • Health promotion advice for older children

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Minor injuries – minor burns

  • Case study

  • Health promotion advice for parents/carers

  • Health promotion advice for older children

  • Conclusion

  • References